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Monthly Archives: July 2007

HMV may acquire Fopp stores with its brand name

HMV, the music group, is considering buying a handful of stores from the administrator to collapsed rival Fopp. The retailer is also looking at...

7th and final Harry Potter book in stores now

Doors have opened at bookshops around the country as eager Harry Potter fans rush to get their hands on the seventh and final episode...

Biyani ties up with Axiom Telecom

Pantaloon Retail's Kishore Biyani has added an Arabic touch to his Rs 500 crore mobile retail business. He has entered into a 50-50 joint...

Bank of Baroda to expand its profile in GCC

Dubai, India-based Bank of Baroda said it would be expanding operations in the GCC during its centenary year, which started yesterday.Outlining the bank's growth...

Wal-Mart brings customer reviews to its Web site

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is adding customer reviews to its Web site. The Bentonville, Ark., retail giant announced Thursday that customers can now submit ratings...

Couche-Tard plans to add 250 to 300 stores

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. , North America's third biggest convenience store operator, reported a bigger fourth-quarter profit yesterday as acquisitions lifted revenues by almost 13...

Hamleys to open 2nd overseas toy store in Dubai

Dubai, London's famous toy store Hamleys will open in Dubai under a deal with a UAE-based group. It will be Hamleys' second overseas store...

New York named as the world’s top fashion city

New York named as the world's top fashion city for the fourth consecutive year, according to a survey by a U.S.-based language use group.The...

Devon Energy enters into marketing & midstream partnership

Oklahoma City, Devon Energy Corp said it will form a publicly-traded master limited partnership that will own a minority interest in Devon's U.S. onshore...

j2 Global buys Irish firm ‘YAC Limited’

Los Angeles-based j2 Global Communications, a provider of online FAX and voice messaging services, said today that it has acquired YAC Limited, a provider...