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    Reliance Retail Digital to expand and launch private-label electricals

    2009-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Reliance Retail Digital is to open a further 21 outlets this financial year and plans to launch private-label electrical products within months. The retailer has 14 stores at present, in cities including Mumbai, Jalandhar, Bangalore and Chennai. Reliance Retail Digital president and chief executive Ajay Baijal said that although there ...

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    Most retailers expanding abroad entering Mid East markets

    2009-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Saudi Arabia attracted the most new retailers in the past year, with 37 opening their doors there, a CB Richard Ellis report found. The study showed that most retailers expanding abroad were entering Middle Eastern markets; Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates were also in the top five. Separately, AT ...

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    Ikea abandons India investment plans

    2009-06-19T00:00:00Z

    Ikea has abandoned $1bn (£611.2m) investment plans for India due to the red tape that still exists for foreign retail entrants. The furniture giant had been considering launching in India but wanted to do so with full ownership, which the law does not allow foreign retailers to do. After ...

  • Tesco is among the retailers launching in India
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    India offers greatest retail opportunities study shows

    2009-06-15T17:08:00Z

    India offers the greatest investment opportunities for international retailers, a study has found. 

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    Vishal Retail opens hypermarket in Gondia

    2009-06-12T00:00:00Z

    Indian retailer Vishal Retail has opened its first hypermarket in the country, in Gondia, western India. The large format store covers more than 10,765 sq ft, selling various brands. The retailer plans to open a second hypermarket in Jalandhar, Punjab this month. Separately, a fire broke out at Vishal Retail’s ...

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    Foreign retailers welcome new Indian government

    2009-05-29T00:00:00Z

    Last week India’s new government, with Manmohan Singh as prime minister, was sworn in in Delhi. Singh and the Congress Party won a decisive mandate with his pledge to tackle the impact of the global economic crisis and by ensuring growth for the country.

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    Rosebys UK to be resurrected in global push

    2009-05-15T00:00:00Z

    Home textiles retailer Rosebys could make a return to the UK this year, according to its owner, Indian industrialist Sanjay Dalmia.

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    Carrefour and Reliance Retail discuss joint venture

    2009-05-08T00:00:00Z

    French retailer Carrefour is in talks with Indian giant Reliance Retail about forming a joint venture. Carrefour has been negotiating to operate in India in partnership with tycoon Kishore Biyani’s Future Group, but no deal has been struck. The French group is now talking to other potential partners, including ...

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    Invest in India but beware of problems, retailers warn

    2009-05-06T15:49:00Z

    Those making investments in India should act soon, according to BS Nagesh, managing director of Indian department store chain Shopper’s Stop, who summed up the panel’s views on the next phase of development in Indian retail at the World Retail Congress.

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    M&S treads cautiously in India

    2009-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Marks Spencer ’s foray into the Indian market is being slowed by global economic turbulence and delays in the availability of commercial property in the country. Through a joint venture with Reliance Retail, M S had planned to set up 50 stores across the country in the next ...

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    Wal-mart set to open in India in May

    2009-04-17T00:00:00Z

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    Own-label brands grow in India

    2009-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Own-label brands are growing share in the Indian market

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    Subhiksha seeks to avoid liquidation

    2009-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Department store Subhiksha is poised to go to court to avoid liquidation.