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Giant Phoenix Palassio mall opens in India

Indian developer Phoenix Mills has launched a grand 1 million sqft mall in Lucknow.

India’s Cafe Coffee Day shuts 280 stores

Indian coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day shuttered 280 outlets between April and June due to low profitability and potentially rising costs.

Indian fashion co Arvind Fashions in talks to divest two denim brands

Indian fashion retailer Arvind Fashions is discussing the potential sale of two denim labels to prospective buyer Reliance Retail.

Tesco, Tata invest US$9 million in Indian JV

British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer Tesco and Indian multinational automotive manufacturer Tata Motors have both invested another US$8.9 million into their Indian Joint Venture Trent Hypermarket.

Shopmatic revenue soars 200 per cent

Singaporean e-commerce platform Shopmatic has registered a 200 per cent growth in revenues, transactions and GMV during the last financial quarter.

AmorePacific launches luxury brand Sulwhasoo into India

South Korea beauty giant AmorePacific has launched its luxury brand Sulwhasoo across India exclusively with Indian retailer Nykaa.

Starbucks India opens first drive-thru store

Starbucks India has opened its first drive-thru store in Singhpura, Zirakpur.

Indian retail sales tumble

Indian retail sales plunged 67 per cent drop during the last two weeks of June compared to the same period last year, according to an RAI survey.

How H&M got glocal in Asia

As fast-fashion label H&M expands its focus both online and offline in Asia, the company is going glocal, tapping local models and creative partners.

Reliance may buy Future Retail

Indian conglomerate Future Group is holding discussions with Reliance Industries to sell off its retail and supply-chain operations.

Indian retailers in mall revolt

Indian retailers with stores in shopping malls are threatening to close shop if landlords do not meet demands for waivers and new rental agreements.

Flipkart loses bid to sell food online

Amazon-owned Flipkart has been blocked from entering the food-retail business by Indian regulators who had deliberated for almost a year on an application.