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Petco opens new DC to keep pace with expansion

Petco is expanding its store portfolio and distribution center network. In keeping with its 2016 growth plan, which includes 27 new store openings year-to-date, Petco will open a new distribution center […]

Cotton On targets South Africa

Cotton On Group has opened its doors to the company’s biggest flagship store to date. The 2,623sqm in the Mall of Africa, South Africa features multiple Cotton On Group brands including […]

Wellington industrial vacany rates continue to decline

Vacancy has fallen in Wellington’s primary industrial precincts for a third year in a row, a new survey shows.  The overall vacancy rate in Seaview and Gracefield, Petone, Grenada, Miramar and Rongotai, as well […]

JV buys Malaysia’s Jaya Grocer

A private-equity fund is believed to have won an open bid to buy Malaysian supermarket chain Jaya Grocer. The fund, managed by CIMB Private Equity (CIMB PE) and Mitsubishi, is believed […]

Big surprise from Sears—a new store format

Sears Holdings has been making news lately mostly by closing stores. But in an unexpected move, the troubled retailer announced plans to test a freestanding appliance  specialty store concept .

Go karts part of mix at new Taroko Park mall

A carousel and a go-kart racing track are attractions at the new Taroko Park shopping centre in Kaohsiung, in the south of Taiwan.  It is owned by Taipei-based developer Taroko […]

Frasers Centrepoint readies ship for Singapore float

Singapore-listed property heavyweight Frasers Centrepoint is stepping up sales from its local office portfolio as its residential division continues to perform and it edges closer to floating a swath of […]

Starbucks Asia stores showcase design direction

Starbucks Asia says its newest stores in Taiwan and Hong Kong reflect its heritage credentials. The stores use a mix of historic and new design elements to enhance the coffee experience.