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British upscale retailer John Lewis eyes Asian expansion
By RBR Staff Writer
The John Lewis Partnership, an employee-owned UK partnership which operates John Lewis department stores and Waitrose supermarkets, intends to enter into 10 new Asian markets through shops within the region’s department stores.
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Seven & i first half net profit up 15%
By RBR Staff Writer
Japanese retail giant Seven & i Holdings reported a 15% increase in its fiscal first quarter (Q1) 2013 net profit.
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UK retailer Argos plots £300m revival
By RBR Staff Writer
Argos, a part of UK-based home and general merchandise retailer Home Retail Group, is gearing up to revive its stores and digital divisions with an investment of £300m over the next three years.
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Target to open 20 stores in Canada
By RBR Staff Writer
Target is continuing Canadian expansion with plans to unveil an additional 20 outlets in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario by the end of July 2013.
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John Lewis to open store in Heathrow’s Terminal 2
By RBR Staff Writer
John Lewis, the employee-owned department store chain, is planning to open a new outlet in Heathrow’s Terminal 2 in June 2014.
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Debenhams posts rise in gross transaction value
By RBR Staff Writer
British department store chain Debenhams has reported a 1% rise in gross transaction value during the 16 weeks to 22 June, a period which includes its fiscal third quarter.
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Department store chain Hart Stores sales drop in first quarter
By RBR Staff Writer
Hart Stores, which operates a network of 60 mid-sized department stores across secondary and tertiary markets in Eastern Canada, has reported sales of $16.3m for the first quarter ended 5 May 2013 compared to $18m in the previous year.
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Kroger first quarter sales up 3.4%
By RBR Staff Writer
Kroger, an American supermarket operator, has reported 3.4% increase in total sales to $30bn in the first quarter compared with $29.1bn during the same period last year.
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V-Mart Retail to open 28 new stores in India
By RBR Staff Writer
V Mart Retail, which operates a chain of family lifestyle stores in India, plans to open 28 new stores in tier-II and -III cities in a bid to strengthen its network across the country.
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Cencosud, Itau to jointly develop financial retail business in Chile, Argentina
By RBR Staff Writer
South American retailer Cencosud has signed a binding MoU with Itau Unibanco to jointly develop the financial retail business in Chile and Argentina.
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Sears Canada to offload retail assets
By RBR Staff Writer
Sears Canada, a department store chain, is set to offload three retail assets in the country after it entered into three agreements totaling a value of C$192m ($188.7m).
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Fashion retailer Nordstrom plans Canada expansion in 2014
By RBR Staff Writer
American fashion retailer Nordstrom is planning to extend its retail network into the Canadian market with the launch of 10 upscale Nordstrom outlets and about 20 Rack concept stores in 2014.
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Walmart to hire 100,000 veterans over next five years
By RBR Staff Writer
American retail major Walmart plans to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years under the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment initiative.
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Saks taps Goldman Sachs for possible sale
By RBR Staff Writer
Department store retailer Saks Incorporated, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue, has hired Goldman Sachs to explore strategic alternatives, including a possible sale of the company.
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House of Fraser posts rise in full year sales
By RBR Staff Writer
House of Fraser, a UK-based premium department store, reported 3.3% rise in underlying sales to £1.2bn on a like-for-like basis for the 52 weeks to 26 January 2013.
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