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  • Delhi may become first state to have Walmart, Tesco stores December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi may soon become the first city in the country to have global retail chains like Walmart and Tesco, with Delhi government all set bring a bill in the Winter session of assembly beginning Tuesday to remove hurdles in ensuring "effective" implementation of FDI in multibrand retail. The...
  • Ludhiana's small shop owners not scared of FDI October 3, 2012

    Ludhiana: The shop owners in Ludhiana in Punjab are confident that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multibrand retail will not affect them. CNNIBN travelled to Punjab's boom town Ludhiana to see if retailers and consumers there are wary of FDI or are ready to embrace it. Ludhiana is no stranger to...
  • Walmart plans 35 more India wholesale stores September 12, 2012

    Bangalore: A cash and carry joint venture between WalMart Stores and Bharti Enterprises plans to add threefive stores by end of the year, a spokeswoman for the world's largest retailer said on Tuesday. US group Walmart operates 17 cash and carry, or wholesale stores, in India in partnership with Bharti Enterprises,...
  • Uma Bharti instigates attack on Reliance Fresh November 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Bhartiya Janshakti leader Uma Bharti's followers on Thursday attacked Reliance Fresh outlet in Bhopal. Bharti was seen instigating her supporters to pelt stones at the shop, which was incidentally closed. The rally was held by the Bhartiya Janshakti Party chief as a mark of protest against the setting...
  • Playboy launches its flagship store in London September 30, 2007

    London:The parties were very much on in London when Playboy magazine opened its flagship European store on yesterday. As the bunny girls celebrated the launch of the retail store, it was the lack anything overtly sexual for a brand that is so heavily associated with sex that surprised...
  • WalMart's entry turns boon for small exporters September 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Even as opposition to organised trade continues there are some people in smaller towns who are reaping the benefits. JVS exports, based in the Karur district of Tamil Nadu has emerged as WalMart's biggest supplier of kitchen textile. JVS Exports, WalMart's leading supplier in kitchen accessories sent its first...
  • Reliance Retail fires first salvo, takes on Walmart September 18, 2007

    Mumbai: Walmart's aggressive sourcing from small town India has meant big bucks for Indian small and medium enterprises. Koncherry Weavers, a company that's situated in the remote town of Allepey supplies coir and jute mats to Walmart. And that constitutes Rs 16 crore in their Rs 80 crore turnover. But...
  • Walmart may eat away Indian retailer's breadandbutter August 8, 2007

    New Delhi: A fifty whooping billion dollarsthat's the wholesale pie of Indian retail market that the American giant Walmart wants to bite into. Worlds biggest grocery store brand Walmart has probably sensed the insecurity of the smalltime Indian retailers who are threatened by the entry of international brands in the...
  • Walmart's advice to Indian retailers May 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Worlds biggest retail giant Walmart has probably sensed the insecurity of the smalltime Indian retailers who are threatened by the entry of international brands in the market. Reacting to the protest against global retailers eating into the market share of small grocery shops in India, an official from...
  • BhartiWalmart deal to get finalised April 10, 2007

    New Delhi: The much touted BhartiWalMart retail deal will be finally signed this month amidst concerns expressed by various political parties over the entry of foreign retailers in India. "The deal with WalMart for the retail venture will be signed this month," Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Mittal told reporters after delivering...
  • Reliance Fresh to open store in Delhi March 26, 2007

    New Delhi: Reliance Retail is likely to open its first fresh food store in Delhi and the 100th across the country this week after spending about Rs 2,000 crore on real estate acquisitions in the national capital. "The 100th store will be opened soon possibly in Delhi or Pune," PTI quoted...
  • What do we call a 'Walmart' in India? February 18, 2007

    New Delhi: World's largest retailer WalMart is upbeat over its grand foray into India despite political hurdles. However, the muchfeted India debut could become a damp squib as the highprofile brand name may take a miss at the frontend retail stores in the country. Hundreds of retail outlets that WalMart plans to...
  • Now, Cash & Carry in Mumbai February 5, 2007

    Mumbai: After two stores in Bangalore, one in Hyderabad and one scheduled to open this June in Kolkata, German retail giant Metro Cash & Carry is planning to open its fifth outlet in Mumbai. The retail giant has taken up 1.75 lakh square feet in Neptune Group's 10 lakh square...
  • Reliance Retail overcomes land woes January 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Reliance Retail is set to make huge investments in grocery stores across the National Capital Region around Delhi. The company has hit the capital with 9 food and grocery stores, which is just a fraction of the 100 stores it plans to open by April end. Despite skyrocketing...
  • Reliance to be India's Walmart? January 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Welcome to the age of grocery shopping as Reliance announced launch of 9 big grocery stores in the national capital region of Delhi on Monday. The westernstyle food stores have been structured on the lines of international retail giants Walmart and Safeway. Reliance hopes to transform grocery shopping into...
  • WalMart India plan hits political wall November 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Global retail giant WalMart's entry into India through a tieup with corporate major Bharti was sucked into a political whirlpool on Tuesday, with Left parties dubbing the deal as a 'backdoor entry' by the MNC and the government promising to examine it. A day after the announcement of the...
  • Rel Retail no threat to petty traders November 3, 2006

    Hyderabad: Corporate giant Reliance Industries formally entered the country's fairly young organised retail market through its 'Reliance Fresh' format stores in Hyderabad, while reassuring petty traders that the company was no threat to them. In fact, the company's retail format for selling vegetables, fruits and groceries, offered an opportunity for...
  • Tata set to unleash new retail chain October 3, 2006

    New Delhi: Driving around for a fridge? Soon, you will have one more place to pick it from. Croma is a new line of stores from a new Tata Group company Infiniti Retail. The name, Croma, means colour in Greek and in India, it marks the first national retail...