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Robinsons Singapore heads to Middle East

Robinsons Singapore, the department store operator, has teamed with leading local retail groups to launch the brand in the Middle East.

Robinsons Singapore heads to Middle East

Robinsons Singapore has teamed with leading local retail groups to launch the brand in the Middle East.

Jeweller Malabar to expand in Asia, Gulf

Indian retailer Malabar Gold and Diamonds says it will open 22 new stores in India, the Gulf and ‘the Far East’ over the next six months.

Pancake House heads for Dubai

Philippines-based Max’s Group has signed a contract to launch Pancake House in Dubai.

Dubai to host WRC 2016

Dubai will host the next World Retail Congress – WRC 2016 – the event’s 10th anniversary.

Dubai to host WRC 2016

Dubai will host the next World Retail Congress – WRC 2016 – the event’s 10th anniversary.

Dubai to host WRC 2016

Dubai will host the next World Retail Congress – WRC 2016 – the event’s 10th anniversary.

Marimekko Asia continues expansion

Finnish homewares retailer Marimekko Asia says it will stick to its expansion plan despite declining profits.

German giant buys Classic Fine Foods

German retailer Metro AG has paid $290 million to buy Singapore restaurant supplier Classic Fine Foods Group from private equity owned EQT.

7-Eleven heads to Dubai

Japanese convenience store brand 7-Eleven has signed a deal to enter the UAE.

Pure Gold opens at Changi

Middle Eastern jeweller Pure Gold has opened its first store inside Singapore’s Changi Airport.

Pure Gold plans Indian focus

Dubai-based jeweller Pure Gold Group plans to invest US$150 million on store roll-outs and expanding manufacturing facilities in India. Middle and upper class Indians love gold – to the point India’s government places restrictions on imports into the country to prevent cash outflow. As the per capita income of India’s population grows, more and more people are entering the middle class and see gold as both a status symbol and a safe investment. Pure Gold Group currently has 25 jewel…