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India’s Reliance Retail opens 1533 new stores

India’s Reliance Retail opened 1533 new stores last fiscal year, taking its network to 11,784 as it boosts its strength across the food, fashion and digital sectors.

Reliance Retail buys Indian department-store chain

Reliance Retail Ventures Limited has bought Indian retailer Shri Kannan Departmental Store for US$20 million.

Amazon in talks over Reliance Retail stake

Amazon is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd’s retail unit to buy a stake in India’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.

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 Reliance Retail.

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 Reliance Retail.

Future Group seeking fourth supermarket deal

India’s Future Group is discussing a buyout or merger with Aditya Birla Retail’s supermarkets.

Indian cellphone retailers unite

Two Indian cellphone retailers are forming an alliance to unify their backend technology.

Reliance retail business thrives

India’s Reliance retail group has reported a solid quarter of growth, helped by a 50 per cent rise in consumer electronics sales.

Asics India goes it alone

Asics India has opened its first retail store, in Delhi, since the brand’s partnership with reliance Retail came to an end.

Dairy Queen still keen on India

Dessert chain Dairy Queen is seeking a partner to expand into India. The US based company, owned by private equity investor Berkshire Hathaway, operates about 6000 Dairy Queen stores in more than 20 countries and is committed to a progressive roll-put strategy in Asia, especially. Its stores sell a range of soft serve ice cream products, but sells some burgers and other fast food lines at outlets branded DQ Restaurant and DQ Grill & Chill. Earlier talks with reliance Retail broke do…

Reliance to lock horns with Walmart

Local retailer Reliance Retail is standing in the way of American retailer Walmart, seeking to grow business in India. Reliance is set to open around 100 cash-and-carry stores over the next two years, while Walmart India CEO Krish Iyer said it would take the world’s largest retailer another six years to launch 50 Best Price stores. A person close to Reliance Retail said: “Within two years of opening our first cash-and-carry store, we have become the largest wholesale cash-and-carry chain i…

[:en]Reliance marries online and offline[:zh]Reliance推出在线和离线整合业务

[:en]India’s Reliance Retail plans to expand its retailing businesses online. The retailer, with 1691 stores in 146 Indian cities, plans to launch an e-commerce portal integrating online and offline shopping, for launch as early as this year. “Since they have a large network of stores, they will enable shoppers to place orders anywhere and get it delivered anywhere they like,” said sources. Its move to join the e-tail bandwagon comes at a time when the e-commerce market is hea…