Thursday, January 17, 2019

Inside India’s E-Commerce Battle Royale

Hello there.  This is Saritha Rai from India. It was a high-octane, multiday, multicity blowout of the kind that India has never seen — and...
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Alibaba raises $1bn in 85 seconds during Singles’ Day sale

Chinese internet giant Alibaba raked in $1bn (£780m) in just 85 seconds during yesterday’s Singles’ Day sale in China. The e-commerce company - China’s equivalent...
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Dubai Holding Said to Buy Stake in Zara’s Middle East Operator

Dubai Holding LLC, the investment firm owned by the emirate’s ruler, agreed to acquire a minority stake in the operator of Zara clothing and...
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City Centre Sohar, Oman to open in Jan 2019

A new $117m City Centre Sohar in Oman to open in Jan 2019 The mall will have more than 120 stores, a nine-screen VOX Cinemas...
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SPAR Oman plans to open 21 stores in Oman by the...

SPAR Oman plans to open 21 stores in Oman by the end of 2018. Some of the Khimji Mart outlets in Oman will be rebranded and converted to SPAR Supermarkets, explains Dr Gordon R Campbell, CEO, SPAR International, who was on a visit to Muscat, in an interview with Oommen John P.
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Landmark Group to open outlets in Muscat Grand Mall

Dubai-based conglomerate Landmark Group will bring a number of its top brands including BabyShop, Splash, Lifestyle, Max, Shoexpress, Steve Madden and Carpisa, to the...
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Oman, Japan to form $400m food sector fund

Oman and Japan have agreed to set up a joint $400 million fund that will invest in food and agribusiness industries, Omani officials said in a recent statement.
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Sparkling debut

TS Kalyanaraman, Chairman and Managing Director, Kalyan Jewellers talks about the potential of Oman and the company’s differentiators in the market. An OER interview  Oman...
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Dubai’s Floating Carrefour Supermarkets to Serve Boats, Yachts

Dubai’s retail explosion is extending out to sea. Majid Al Futtaim Holding LLC, the Middle East operator of Carrefour SA stores, has created sail-through supermarkets...
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Al Araimi Walk to create 3,000 jobs

Al Raid Group announced that its upcoming project, Al Araimi Walk will generate around 3,000 jobs. The company added that it was excited about...
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