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SEPTEMBER 15, 2009
 

Provogue plans to enter West Asian market via franchising

Provogue India plans to enter West Asian markets and is looking for a franchise partner, reports Business Line. More...

NexCen Brands signs master franchise agreement with Teixeira Development Group

NexCen Brands has signed a master franchise agreement with Teixeira Development Group, an Angolan company, for the expansion of its Great American Cookies, MaggieMoo's, Marble Slab Creamery, Pretzelmaker, TAF, and Shoebox New York brands in Africa, agency reports. More...

Howards Storage World plans chain of stores across UK

The Australia-based speciality home retailing company Howards Storage World is to open a chain of stores across the UK and has awarded the master franchisee rights to a Scottish businessman. Howards intends to have 50 outlets in five years with the first opening in Livingston next month, agency reports. More...

Domino's expands footprint in Melbourne market

Domino’s Pizza has announced plans to expand its Melbourne market, adding to the 40 stores and 16 Domino's 2Go! stadium stores already open in the city, agency reports. More...

Future Group to grow 2.5 times to Rs 25,000 crore in 4 years: Biyani

Future Group chief Kishore Biyani said that his retail chain would grow two and half times to Rs 25,000 crore within four years. However, Biyani said that his plans have been delayed by up to 24 months due to slowdown. More...

Arvind plans to focus on women's apparel

Textile and apparel major, Arvind, is now going to focus more on the women's wear market. To start with, the company has launched the Arrow range of women's wear and will soon introduce the same under its licensed international brands US Polo and Izod, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

Birla Retail sees same-store sales rising 3-4%

After seeing low footfalls, Aditya Birla Retail, the retail unit of Aditya Birla group, is witnessing an uptick in business. The firm has decided to play on the pricing strategy to increase footfall in stores. It also plans to expand its retail operations by adding exclusive stores to its existing 646 outlets by the end of the current financial year, reports DNA. More...

Burberry looking for a new Indian partner

Burberry Group, the UK-based luxury retailer, is on the verge of ending its tie-up with the UAE-based Jashanmal Group in India and is reported to be looking for an Indian partner. More...

AIL gets Southern Living brand rights

Abhishek Industries (AIL), the flagship company of the Rs 2,500 crore Trident Group, on Monday said it has obtained the right to sell its range of bath products, including towels, mats and robes under the brand of the US-based lifestyle publication Southern Living. More...

Indian fashion hits UK markets

Ready-to-eat Indian meals are a prominent offering in British stores, and now for the first time a leading supermarket chain is introducing a range of traditional Indian clothing in the UK. On Monday, Asda introduced a new collection of Indian clothes in 21 of its stores to coincide with celebrations to mark the end of Ramzan, reports Financial Chronicle. More...

ZTE forays into Indian retail handset market

Chinese telecom firm ZTE Corporation entered Indian retail market as a standalone player hoping that the contribution of the Indian market to its global handset sales would go up to 20 per cent from the existing 16 per cent. More...

 
 
 



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