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Meraas Holding creates a retail JV with Brookfield

Meraas Holding creates a retail JV with Brookfield

Dubai-based Meraas Holding and Canadian Brookfield Asset Management have announced a retail joint venture which is valued at $1.4 billion (5 billion dirhams). The joint venture will own and operate Me... Read more

Showfields on the verge of making it big

Showfields on the verge of making it big

Showfields has given immersive retail experience to its customers since 2011. Customers’ are enthralled with its combination of popup shops with art exhibitions, theatrical experiences, communit... Read more

Simbe rakes in $26 million in Series A funding round

Simbe rakes in $26 million in Series A funding round

A San Francisco-based robotics startup Simbe has announced that it has raised $26 million in its Series A round of funding. Venrock led the round. The round further saw participation from Valo Venture... Read more

Amazon launches its Prime service in Brazil

Amazon launches its Prime service in Brazil

The online retail giant Amazon has announced its Prime subscription service Brazil. The premium service from Amazon is due to go live in Brazil on Tuesday. It will be interesting to see if the launch ... Read more

DHL's Africa eShop retail app now available in more countries

DHL's Africa eShop retail app now available in more countries

DHL launched its retail app Africa eSHop recently in April. By doing so, it brought over 200 U.S. and UK based sellers to the African continent. Now, the company has announced that the app is availabl... Read more

UK's Labour party is prepped up to acquire unoccupied retail properties

UK's Labour party is prepped up to acquire unoccupied retail properties

The UK’s Labour party decided to permit local authorities purchase properties to uplift the country’s retail market. The stores that are being purchased are unoccupied for not less than 12... Read more

Research says Walmart is leading the US online grocery market

Research says Walmart is leading the US online grocery market

The researchers at Second Measure have looked deep into the online grocery market in the U.S. and they have declared the retail giant Walmart to be the clear winner in the space. What’s more- ta... Read more