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Monthly Archives: January 2007

U.K. CBI Retail Sales Index rises to the highest in two years

An index of U.K. retail sales rose to the highest in two years as New Year discounts spurred Britons to buy more clothes and...

Asian markets are trading in positive territory led

The major stock markets in Asia are trading in positive territory on Monday morning, led by steel and oil related stocks. However, the stock...

Standard Bank plans to emerg new markets

Standard Bank is aiming for a larger international retail presence and a foothold in the burgeoning Indian market as a strategy started 15 years...

CIMB transformes into a regional universal banking group

AFTER stamping its mark on the local and global Islamic investment banking business, the CIMB group now strives to achieve the same for Islamic...

Hillary Faces Challenge of Iowa’s `Retail’ Politics

For many presidential hopefuls, the first campaign trip to Iowa is about pancake breakfasts, church socials and quiet chats with voters. Not so for...

Gulf Finance House Posts Excellent Results for 2006

"The results for 2006 are a clear demonstration of the success of our unique business model. Our ability to originate projects which provide excellent...

EMBARQ wins retail store design award

EMBARQ wins retail store design award  Overland Park,An innovative new approach to retail store design has garnered integrated communications and entertainment provider, EMBARQ, the...

Travelguru aims to set up outlets

Online travel portal, Travelguru, has expressed keen interest in expanding into the retail space. It aims to set up outlets across cities to service...

Mehta’s work, sets her apart from the crowd

Fashion: Ruchi Mehta's aesthetics allows flexibility of interpretation. Ruchi Mehta may not be the quintessential Indian fashion success story yet but her designs are refreshing...

A summer of discontent

It is proving to be a tale of two summers for the country's retailers.In the Christmas and New Year periods the likes of footwear,...