Apple’s first ever retail store in Korea, close to Samsung’s HQ, said to open on Dec 30 Ben Lovejoy Apple confirmed back in January plans to open its first ever retail store in Samsung’s home city of Seoul, South Korea – close to the headquarters of Samsung. A new report from Korea says that the... Continue Reading →
Gerry Gray, who had held the role of chief executive at Poundworld for almost two years following a long career with Tesco, has resigned and left the business. Steve Johnson, executive chairman, is assuming the role until a permanent appointment can be made.
H&M’s Group newest brand, Arket, is set to open its third store in London next spring as the Swedish retail group continues to roll out its latest store concept. Set to open in spring, 2018, the store will be located in Westfield Stratford City. The third UK Arket store opening comes after the brand’s debut... Continue Reading →
New store brings over one million global products to the UAE E-commerce giant Souq.com has launched Amazon Global Store, which allows customers in the UAE to choose from over one million products from US-based Amazon.com, in Arabic or English, and pay in AED. Several payment methods including cash on delivery is available, while product categories... Continue Reading →
Premier lifestyle retail company Azadea Group has joined hands with Kuwait-based Al Farwaniya Property Developments to open 11 new stores at the $1.2-billion Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi’s new entertainment, dining and shopping destination, located on Reem Island. Al Farwaniya Property Developments is a joint venture between Agility, Agility-affiliate United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC),... Continue Reading →
Dec 11, 2017 “2018 will be the year of flagships, six of them, either brand new stores or major re-openings, which will be very impactful,” says Bruno Pavlovsky, the president of Chanel’s fashion and accessories divisions. And the destinations are all major ones. From New York, a new boutique on 57th street to a new... Continue Reading →
New CEO Matt Frost said Spinneys has invested $48 million in new headquarters that will feature flagship store Spinneys will open 18 new outlets as part of an expansion in UAE by 2020, according to incoming CEO Matt Frost. Frost, who replaces current CEO Jannie Holtzhausen on January 3, said that the 18 stores will... Continue Reading →