Dairy Farm news

22 April 2020
The first IKEA store will open in Macau tomorrow (April 23). However, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the store will use an appointment registration system to limit the number of people from entering at any given time. Across two levels covering 8,361 sq m / 90,000 sf ft The new IKEA store is spread across two levels, covering approx. 8,361 sq m / 90,000 sf ft. It is located in ...
21 April 2020
Yonghui, one of the fastest growing retailers in China, has announced a change in senior management.   Ms. Yang Li leaves VP role Yonghui’s board of directors recently received the resignation of Ms. Yang Li, the Vice President. In a statement released by the retailer dated, April 18, Ms. Yang Li's resignation takes effect immediately. Her replacement has yet to be confirmed, but Yonghui ci...
20 April 2020
Dairy Farm’s 7-Eleven has so far donated 70,000 food meals to families in Hong Kong. Its ‘one heart support’ campaign partners with non-profit organisations, issuing meal vouchers to support those in need. How does it work? The public can donate one rice voucher at a price of HKD15 (US$1.9) and select the organisation to donate. 7-Eleven is working with five non-profit organisations registe...
17 April 2020
Mannings has partnered with seven public hospitals in Hong Kong, allowing residents to collect their prescriptions at its in-store pharmacies. Service available to patients at specialist out-patient clinics Once patients have their application and prescription confirmed at a specialist out-patient clinic, individuals can visit a designated Mannings store to request collection. Mannings will...
15 April 2020
Taiwan has been widely recognised to have, so far, contained the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) well. However, the risk of community transmissions remains high, likewise a second wave of infections could be caused by returning residents from other regions. We look at how businesses in Taiwan have responded to the pandemic. Looking after everyone Carrefour Taiwan is providing disposable...
25 March 2020
FairPrice and Cold Storage in Singapore are setting up priority shopping hours for vulnerable groups to boost social distancing measures. First hour every Monday at all FairPrice stores The retailer has recently launched safe distancing measures, like floor markings at checkouts, to manage queues. It has also put a stop to food sampling activities for now too. It has also announced a Priori...
05 March 2020
Dairy Farm has reported a mixed set of results for the fiscal year ended 31 st December 2019. Performance of its Southeast Asia Grocery Retail and Health and Beauty businesses improved, but underlying profit for the Group was impacted by social unrest in Hong Kong. Sales growth from 4 out of 5 divisions, but 2019 sales down 4.7% Dairy Farm’s sales in 2019 fell 4.7% to US$11.1bn year-on-yea...
13 February 2020
Dairy Farm operates a chain of supermarket and hypermarkets through GCH Retail (M) Sdn Bhd including Jasons Food Hall, Mercato, Cold Storage and Giant. It is going through a restructuring exercise which includes stores resizing and closures. Jasons Food Hall closing in Kuala Lumpur After 20 years in Malaysia, Jasons Food Hall’s last day of operation will be 22 March 2020. Located in Bangsar...
10 February 2020
Singapore raised its Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level to Orange status on Friday (7 th Feb) as the coronavirus spread within the community. Following the announcement, shoppers rushed to stock up on essentials, resulting in empty shelves and long queues at grocery stores across the island. FairPrice ramps up distribution of essentials Demand for daily essentials l...
07 February 2020
Dairy Farm will have separate leaders for food and health & beauty division in Southeast Asia. Separate pillars for food and health & beauty Sam Kim joined Dairy Farm as Chief Executive Officer for Southeast Asia in April 2018. He had been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Health & Beauty and Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer in September 2019. Chris Bush had been appointed...