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Monthly Archives: March 2007

Liberty International to increase its presence in India

India, British property and retail major Liberty International plc plans to increase its presence in India through  the investment about Rs10-20 billion in Rajasthan.David...

Blackstone plans to raise $4 bn through initial public offering

New York, Blackstone Group LP, the world’s biggest private equity firm, is extending an interesting proposal to retail investors: A piece of the action,...

Borders announces new strategic plan

The Borders Group, one of the nation’s largest book retailers, announced a new strategic plan yesterday to close nearly half of its Waldenbooks stores,...

Loot plans to roll out 25 stores by 2008

Pune, Multi-brand discount store, The Loot Retail Private Ltd, is planning to roll out 25 stores by March 2008 with an investment of Rs...

Esprit launshes two new product in India

Mumbai, Esprit has lined up aggressive plans for Indian turf, with the launch of two new divisions - the Kids World Collection and the...

Corio group’s net profit rises 8.8% in 2006

Dutch property group Corio said on Friday its 2006 profit rose 8.8 percent, thanks to higher property revaluations that offset higher financing, taxes and...

Dubai Properties disclose initial Culture Village retail component

Dubai: Real estate developer Dubai Properties, a member of Dubai Holding, has launched the The Souq, the initial retail component of its Culture Village...

Motor trades boosts retail sales in January

Retail sales rose sharply in January amid strong car sales at the start of the year.According to figures released by the Central Statistics Office,...

Emaar’s island projects into ground breaking phase shortly

Abu Dhabi, Pakistan conferred its highest civilan award Sitara-i-Quaid-e-Azam on Mohammed Ali Alabbar, Director General of the Dubai Department of Economic Development and Chairman...

Tentoe launches new corporate-brand with new name ‘SellPoint’

In response to the growth of its online product merchandising business, Tentoe Inc. has officially changed its name to SellPoint Inc. and launched a...