All articles by Retail Week online team – Page 5

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    International News - Half of US use Wal-Mart

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    International News - Half of US use Wal-Mart

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    International News - Hurricane-hit US faces tough September trade

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    International News - Hurricane-hit US faces tough September trade

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    International News - Oz Woolies looks abroad

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    International News - Oz Woolies looks abroad

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    Retail Property - Hill ups pressure for faster local planning time

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    Retail Property - Hill ups pressure for faster local planning time

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    Retail Solutions - Hand-held units give Robert Dyas a speed boost

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    Retail Solutions - Hand-held units give Robert Dyas a speed boost

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    Retail Property - BIDs get the go-ahead from Government

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    Retail Property - BIDs get the go-ahead from Government

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    Shift at Dollond & Aitchison as chief exec quits

    2004-09-24T12:09:59Z

    Shift at Dollond & Aitchison as chief exec quits

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    Wal-Mart mulls Russia

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Wal-Mart, the world’s biggest retailer, is understood to be assessing the potential of the Russian market. According to press reports, Wal-Mart may be ready to open a shop there as early as next year.

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    Train staff to lose them

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Most businesses think IT skills are important, but 75 per cent think training employees is a risk because it makes them more attractive to competitors, according to IBM-sponsored research.

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    Mortlock Leverett merger

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Niche retail agent Mortlock Simmonds Brown - founded by shadow foreign minister Mark Simmonds - has merged with Ellwood Leverett to create a retail property practice.

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    Lumileds' LED record

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Luxeon LEDs from Lumileds Lighting have been used as the sole light source throughout the new Rabat jewellery shop in Barcelona, Spain. It is the first store in Europe to be lit completely with LED devices.

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    Woking mall lures HMV

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    British land has signed HMV as the latest recruit at The Peacocks Shopping Centre at Woking, Surrey.

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    Harvey Nichols plans till revamp at Knightsbridge

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Harvey Nichols will upgrade ageing till systems at its flagship Knightsbridge store in a deal with DigiPos Systems worth £230,000.

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    Guide to security

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Security vendor Symantec has launched a security guide for small businesses. Some 70 per cent of retailers and distributors surveyed believe they have enough solutions in place to secure their business and keep data safe. However, Symantec claims they only address basic security needs.

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    Gary Muto to head Gap spin-off

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Gap brand president Gary Muto is to head development of the retailer’s proposed unnamed chain, which will target women aged over 35. A replacement for Muto is being sought.

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    M&S and Game are latest to sign for Gretna Gateway Outlet Village

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Northridge Capital has signed up four more tenants for the 48,000 sq ft (4,460 sq m) Phase 2 of its Gretna Gateway Outlet Village on the Scottish border, which is expected to be completed in November.

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    Gamble for Merry Hill

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Chelsfield has signed a deal with the Aspinall Packer Group to bring an Aspers casino to the Merry Hill complex in the West Midlands.Aspers Brierley Hill is proposed for a site between Merry Hill, the UCI cinema and the canal.It will include bars, restaurants and a performing arts venue.

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    Fraud survey goes online

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    CyberSource and Retail Logic have launched what is claimed to be the UK’s first online fraud survey.Participate in the survey at www.confirmit.com/ofs.

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    Ishop execs sued

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Three executives of start-up online shopping mall IshopNoMarkup.com are being sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. They are accused of having misled investors about business prospects to raise money.

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    Royal Exchange plans

    2004-09-24T12:09:00Z

    Architectural consultancy Bernard Engle has unveiled its initial sketches for the redevelopment of Manchester's Royal Exchange.Work will begin, subject to planning permission, early next year. The existing shopping centre will feature a bar and restaurant at its core.