Dealz celebrates second Irish anniversary with new stores

Dealz marks its second anniversary in Ireland by opening 30th store and announcing another 10 new stores Dealz marks its second anniversary in Ireland by opening 30th store Ireland's discount retailer Dealz today (Friday 27 September), celebrated its second anniversary of trading here by opening its 30th store and announcing plans to open 10 more... Continue Reading →

The 50 Most Innovative Companies In The World

Every year since 2005, the Boston Consulting Group has surveyed more than 1,500 senior global executives for a snapshot of the most innovative companies in the world. Each executive is asked to rate the companies in their industry by how innovative they are, and those results are then weighted to reflect three-year shareholder growth, revenue... Continue Reading →

Dixons debuts ‘urban toy shop’

Dixons Retail has whipped the covers off what it believes is the high street store format of the future. Retail giant Dixons’ store at UK shopping centre Bluewater is described as an ‘urban toy shop’ with a modern stylish design targeting young tech-savvy shoppers - with an emphasis on female consumers. The retail outlet has... Continue Reading →

Saks Off 5th plans seven new stores

New York – Saks Inc. plans to open seven new Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th stores in 2014: The Outlets at Bloomfield in Pearl, Miss.; Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, Va.; Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Fla; Outlet Shoppes at Louisville/Lexington, Ky.; Twin Cities of Eagan in Minneapolis, Minn.; The Mayfair Collection in Mayfair,... Continue Reading →

Government announces 5p plastic bag charge

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has announced that a 5p charge for carrier bags will be introduced from Autumn 2015. The government said over seven billion carrier bags were issued by supermarkets in England last year, with many ending up in landfill or scattered around streets, costing tax-payers millions of pounds to clean-up. Deputy Prime... Continue Reading →

Starbucks opens two flagships in Beijing

Seattle -- Starbucks Coffee Company on Monday opened two flagship stores in Beijing, China. The new Beijing flagship stores were designed by members of the in-house Starbucks global design team and the local Starbucks China Design Studio, one of 18 international design offices worldwide. One store is a “coffee tribute” store at Kerry Center and... Continue Reading →

UK plans to double trade with Kenya

The United Kingdom intends to double the value of trade with Kenya in the next five years, High Commissioner, Christian Turner has said. Turner said this will involve provision support to local retailers wishing to forge links with British companies. Turner was speaking during the opening of the first local store of UK shoe retailer... Continue Reading →

Al Ain gets new shopping mall

Wahat Hili Mall sees 175,000 visitors a week by end-2013 Wahat Hili Mall, the latest addition in Al Ain shopping malls, on Monday opened doors for customers, offering 160 retail outlets and Géant Hypermarket. The location of the Mall is expected to result in its visitor numbers crossing 175,000 per week by the end of... Continue Reading →

TOM TAILOR expands to South Africa

Hamburg, 5 September 2013 - TOM TAILOR GROUP is expanding its international position with its entry into the South African market. Since July 2013, TOM TAILOR has opened already twelve shop-in-shops and a franchise store in South Africa"s leading economic hubs. The expansion strategy in the South African market is focussed on developing the wholesale... Continue Reading →

Bulgari plans to set up retail stores in India

Italian luxury goods firm Bulgari is seeking government's permission to set up retail stores in India, according to reports. Media reports said that Bulgari, has made an application to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) for its investment under the single-brand route. Rome-headquartered Bulgari was founded in 1884 by silversmith Sotirio Bulgari as a single... Continue Reading →

Landmark signs franchise deal with Candy Cakes

Landmark signs franchise deal with Candy Cakes Candelite hopes to bring the brand to another nine locations — a total of 14 locations in the UAE by mid 2014 Dubai: Candelite, a confectionary brand under Landmark Hospitality, said on Wednesday it has signed a franchise agreement with UK-based cupcake retailer Candy Cakes. The confectionary market... Continue Reading →

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