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Hamleys Archives

Reliance to boost Hamleys India network to 500 stores

India accounts for 17.7 per cent of the world’s population, yet the country has just 1 per cent of the US$90 billion gl...

Hamleys brand set for shakeup under new owner

New Hamleys toy store owner Reliance Industries plans to revamp the brand, according to a report in The Guardian.

C.Banner International sells Hamleys to India’s Reliance

Struggling Hong Kong-listed retail operator C.Banner International has sold the Hamleys toy store business to India’s Re...

‘Calculation error’ exaggerates C.Banner loss

The C.Banner loss for last year is not quite as bad as first reported.

Toy retailer Hamleys 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.

Hamleys Japan in theme park joint venture

Chinese-owned toy store chain Hamleys has entered the Japanese retail market, opening two theme-park styled outlets.

C.banner International may sell Hamleys

Toy retailer Hamleys looks likely to be sold by Chinese owner C.banner International.

C.banner drops House of Fraser rescue as share price plummets

C.banner International has dropped its House of Fraser rescue plan, dealing a potentially fatal blow.

C.banner International cleared to rescue House of Fraser

Crucial vote clears way for Chinese retail investor C.banner International to rescue House of Fraser.

House of Fraser’s future comes down to a vote

Chinese retail investor C.Banner International is ready to come to the rescue of House of Fraser.