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Marks & Spencer lingerie and beauty stores will open in Saudi Arabia this month, following a model developed in the retailer’s Indian business (pictured).
New Look chairman Alistair McGeorge is stepping down from the retailer as founder Tom Singh returns to the role.
Japanese giant Fast Retailing, which owns Uniqlo, is mulling a bid for US fashion retailer J Crew, which could value it at $5bn.
Hammerson’s leasing director for new business Sheila King is to leave at the end of the month to set up her own international retail consultancy.
Aldo-owned footwear fascia Call It Spring is closing its debut Oxford Street store after just 15 months of trading.
Mipim is known as the international property scene’s barometer and, as Ben Cooper discovers, for retailers it is the first chance of the year to test the climate overseas.
As Joe Fresh prepares for global expansion, Retail Week speaks to chief operating officer Mario Grauso.
With consumer confidence returning and global expansion plans firmly back on the agenda, retailers are searching for where best to build their brand.
While Ao.com’s shares surged on their debut last week, Russian hypermarket group Lenta’s newly-floated stock went in the opposite direction.