Saturday, February 16, 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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Toys R Us launches new Middle East e-commerce platform

Toys"R"Us, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, to support the creation of a new...
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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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Arnault Gets $4.3 Billion Richer in a Day, Closing In on...

Bernard Arnault, the world’s fourth-richest person, added $4.3 to his fortune Wednesday as Chinese consumers’ growing appetite for handbags and Hennessy cognac boosted results...
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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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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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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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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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