An underground race” of coffee chain business during the pandemic

The Coffee House chain currently has 180 stores nationwide. During the epidemic, social distancing regulations forced several of these stores to remodel, and others had to cease operations. The coffee chain’s CEO, Le Ba Nam Anh, told NCDT that the goal is to reopen all of its stores across the country by the end of […]

Indonesian coffee chain becomes first FnB “unicorn” in Southeast Asia

Indonesia’s Kopi Kenangan coffee chain has raised 96 million USD in its latest Series C round at a valuation above 1 billion USD, propelling it to unicorn status. Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesia’s Kopi Kenangan coffee chain has raised 96 million USD in its latest Series C round at a valuation above 1 billion USD, propelling it […]

Starbucks Vietnam: Why the US chain cannot crack a coffee-loving nation

Tu Anh Le loves going to the Starbucks at the buzzing heart of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. The 26-year-old and her friends dress up for the occasion and take selfies at the cafe. “Pictures at Starbucks make my Instagram look nicer,” says Tu Anh Le, who thinks the cafe is “luxurious”, like a five-star […]

Vietnam’s first global FnB innovation centre opened in Binh Duong

Bloom, Viet Nam’s first-ever global innovation centre for the food and beverage (F&B) industry, was launched in Binh Duong Province on July 4. The state-of-the-art innovation centre, designed by Tetra Pak in partnership with DenEast, aims to revolutionise the country’s F&B industry through its innovative and cost-efficient product creation model. “The Bloom innovation centre signifies […]

The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship

No one said building a company is easy. But it’s time to be honest about how brutal it really is — and the price so many founders secretly pay. Editor’s Note: This article won an award in the Magazine Personal Service category in the 2014 Annual Awards Contest of the Deadline Club, the New York City chapter of the […]

Here’s What Jeff Bezos Prefers to Work-Life Balance and Why You Should Live By It

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Amazon is known for building a culture that values hard work. So much so that the organization has received criticism from current and former employees for having to work on Thanksgiving, or even when ill. When asked about […]