All articles by Rohit


Aldar to open Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi later this month

Real estate development firm Aldar is set to open its Yas Mall in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi on 19th November ahead of the 2014 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Espirit selects Mindtree as its strategic IT partner

Hong Kong based fashion brand Esprit has selected IT services company Mindtree to deliver IT solutions.

Lotte Group opens South Korea’s largest mall in Seoul

South Korean retail company Lotte Group has opened LOTTE World Mall in the capital city of Seoul, which is claimed to be largest mall in the country.

Target announces exit of its CIO

US retailer Target has announced that its chief information officer (CIO) Beth Jacob has resigned in a first high-profile exit since the retailer suffered a massive data breach in December last year.

US grocer Safeway weighs sale to private investor

American grocery retailer Safeway is in negotiations with private investor Cerberus Capital Management over a possible sale of the company.

Signet Jewelers signs deal to takeover North American retailer Zale

Specialty retail jeweller Signet Jewelers has signed a deal with Zale, a North American retailer of fine jewellery, to acquire the latter in a $1.4bn deal.

BRC considers reforming UK business rates system

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has outlined a wide range of options for reforming the UK business rates system.

Retail sales in US to surge in 2014: BDO USA report

US is expected to register an increase of 5.1% in total sales and 4.8% in comparable store sales this year, despite ongoing market uncertainty, according to a new BDO USA survey.

Online search for UK retailers surge in Q4 2013: BRC-Google report

Total online searches for the UK retailers from key export markets in the fourth quarter of 2013 have seen a double and triple digit increase, according to a report by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Google.