Asia Brands upbeat despite cautious spending outlook
27/11/2014 - 17:00
by Ooi Chia Shen
KUALA LUMPUR: Consumers are expected to be cautious in their spending next year but Asia Brands Bhd is optimistic about the outlook for its clothing business, especially its baby products and inner...
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