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Toy retailer Hamley’s set to be sold to Indian retailer

Toy retailer Hamleys is set to have its fourth owner in 15 years since it was taken private by an Icelandic investor.

Asian grocery market to top US$4.264 trillion by 2023

The Asian grocery market will generate US$4.264 trillion of sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined.

Cardboard cafe opens in Mumbai

Design house Nudes has built a cardboard cafe in Mumbai, a “vibrant hub” for dialogue on sustainable solutions.

Indian startup WoodenStreet thrives on O2O model

Indian furniture startup WoodenStreet is targeting 15 additional experience stores in the territory by the end of the year.

Indian lingerie chain Zivame raises expansion capital

Indian lingerie retailer Zivame has raised about US$8.6 million to fund expansion.

Japanese lingerie brand Wacoal boosts India presence

Premium Japanese lingerie brand Wacoal will invest around US$14.5 million over three years to boost its presence in India.

Indian online grocer BigBasket raises US$150 million

Indian online grocery platform BigBasket has raised investment capital of about US$150 million.

Tealive parent Loob Holding eyes IPO

Tealive parent Loob Holding is planning an IPO to fund 1000 new stores.

Data-sharing model launched for Indian rural store owners

Next Billion and Ocean Protocol are to pilot a new data-sharing model that gives Indian rural store owners an extra income stream.

NBA Partners With Suditi Industries in India

Indian apparel exporter Suditi Industries is partnering with the National Basketball Association.

Indian fashion chain Reliance Trends to open 2000 stores

Reliance Trends will open nearly 2000 new stores within the next five years.

Indian mall supply booming

A three-fold jump in Indian mall supply from 3.2 million sqft last year to nearly 10 million sqft this year has been reported in India.


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