All articles by Prasanth K

Prasanth K

Spar plans to open over 350 stores in Greece

Dutch retailer Spar International (Spar) has announced its entry into the Greek market, with the ambition of creating and operating the largest chain of independent food retailers in the country.

February’s top news stories

Tesco faces an equal pay lawsuit that could cost the supermarket up to £4 billion in back pay after female shop assistants claimed that they earn up to £3 an hour less than male warehouse workers in similar roles, Debenhams is planning to lay off nearly 320 store management jobs as part of its cost-cutting measures. wraps up key headlines from February 2018.

PGA TOUR Superstore to open new Altamonte Springs store in Orlando

US-based golf and tennis retailer PGA TOUR Superstore is strengthening its position in Orlando, Florida, by opening a new Altamonte Springs store this month.

Hong Kong cosmetics retailer Sa Sa to close all stores in Taiwan by March

Hong Kong-based cosmetics retailer Sa Sa International Holdings (Sa Sa) is planning to close all its stores in Taiwan by the end of March in order to improve overall business performance.

Shoe retailer Finish Line implements TXT merchandise planning solution

US-based premium sports footwear and apparel retailer Finish Line has deployed the TXT Retail Merchandise Planning Solution from TXT Retail, an Aptos company.

Bubs Australia signs supply agreement with China’s

Infant food producer Bubs Australia has signed a direct international supply agreement with Chinese e-commerce company International.

Indochino to expand retail network with four new locations in US

Canadian custom suit company Indochino is planning to further expand its footprint across the US market by opening four new stores in Charlotte, Houston, Austin and Dallas.

Super Retail Group to buy Macpac for $105m

Australian firm Super Retail Group has entered an agreement to acquire New Zealand-based outdoor gear brand Macpac Holdings (Macpac) for a total consideration of NZ$144m ($105m).

Monoprix to accelerate digital transformation with Sarenza acquisition

France-based fashion retailer Monoprix has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire online shoe company Sarenza as part of its digitalisation strategy.

2017: The year’s biggest Retail Insight Network stories

Frank and Oak to use Centric’s PLM solution, Oracle offers new retail merchandising solutions. wraps up the key headlines from 2017.