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Wumart wins bidding war for Metro China

Chinese retail group Wumart has won a lengthy bidding process for the Metro China business.

Decathlon to replace Metro store at Singapore’s The Centrepoint

After five years at The Centrepoint, Metro Department Store will shutter its flagship next month.

Costco China opens first store in Shanghai

US warehouse retailer Costco opened its first store in China today, against a background of a worrying trade war between...

Carrefour China sales talks continue, despite denial

Never mind the denial: An advisor has been appointed to find investors in the Carrefour China business.

Four companies shortlisted in Metro China sale

The Metro China sale has progressed to the shortlisting of four companies invited to submit final bids.

Buyers sought for Metro China business

The Metro China business is on the market for a reported US$1.5-2 billion.

Metro Myanmar launches with Yangon warehouse

The launch of Metro Myanmar business marks the German wholesaler’s 36th international market.

Hoola Hoola opens offline Singapore stores

Hoola Hoola, a new brand of women’s modular handbags which launched online in April, is expanding offline.

Metro Cash and Carry India plans smaller stores

Metro Cash and Carry India is turning to smaller stores to speed up its network rollout as it tries to reach profitabili...

Metro China could be sold by German parent

Metro AG is considering exiting its Metro China retail business as part of a plan to focus on wholesaling activities wor...