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Green light for Heritage Foods' acquisition of Reliance Retail's dairy unit

12 Apr 2017

The Competition Commission of India has given the green light to the country's Heritage Foods buying the dairy business of Reliance Retail.

Heritage Foods acquires Reliance Retail's dairy unit 

1 Nov 2016

India's Heritage Foods has entered into an agreement to acquire the dairy business of Reliance Retail Ltd (RRL).  

Briefing: Emerging market e-commerce: India's fledgling food e-retail scene

21 Jan 2015

Complex infrastructure and limited access to the internet are just two of the challenges in growing the online grocery channel in India. But manufacturers in every sector and online retailers are eyeing the opportunity as the country's economy grows and incomes rise. Hannah Abdulla looks at how the FMCG industry can win online.

INDIA: "Record" FY profits for Reliance Retail

23 Apr 2014

India's Reliance Retail has reported "record" annual sales and earnings, with the head of its parent company hailing the business had turned around during the year.

INDIA: Reliance names supermarket, hypermarket chief

18 Feb 2014

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has named Damodar Mall as chief executive of the supermarket and hypermarket chains operated by retail arm Reliance Retail.

INDIA: Q3 sales jump at Reliance Retail

20 Jan 2014

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, has recorded a 38% jump in third-quarter turnover.

India briefing: The changing landscape of food retail

31 Oct 2013

India has an estimated population of 1.24bn and has become one of the most attractive emerging markets. The country's retail scene is still dominated by smaller, traditional outlets but, with incomes rising, Western-style modern chains are growing. Indian grocers lead that segment, with recent changes to rules on foreign investment so far failing to attract overseas companies. Michelle Russell reports.

INDIA: Reliance Retail posts 41% hike in H1 turnover

22 Oct 2013

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of industrial conglomerate Reliance Industries, has recorded a 41% hike in first-half turnover.

INDIA: Reliance Retail Q1 sales up

22 Jul 2013

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries, has reported "strong" first-quarter sales growth.

UK: M&S tight-lipped over India food retailing "plans"

3 Apr 2013

UK retailer Marks and Spencer has declined to comment on reports it is looking to start food retailing in India.

INDIA: Reliance Retail 9M sales climb

22 Jan 2013

Reliance Industries said its retail arm, Reliance Retail, booked an increase in nine-month sales.

INDIA: H1 sales up at Indian retailer Reliance

16 Oct 2012

Reliance Industries said yesterday (12 October) that its retail arm, Reliance Retail, booked a 48% increase in first-half sales.

BRICs and beyond: Auchan bets on India's potential

17 Aug 2012

The French retailer has become the latest multinational to enter India. We look at its new partnership with local player Max Hypermarket.

INDIA: 2 Sisters in talks to supply Reliance

10 Jul 2012

UK food company 2 Sisters Food Group has confirmed it is in contact with Indian retail giant Reliance Retail as it considers its options for expansion in the country.

UK: 2 Sisters creates new UK, India roles

29 May 2012

UK food manufacturer 2 Sisters Food Group has created new executive positions within its domestic business and further afield in India.

INDIA: Former Wal-Mart executives to join Reliance Retail

4 Jul 2011

Two former Wal-Mart Stores executives are to join Reliance Retail, India's largest retailer.

In the spotlight: Bolland at M&S - one year in

25 May 2011

Marc Bolland has completed a year at the helm of Marks and Spencer. He outlined the skeleton of his plans for the UK retailer in November last year, and has continued to add meat to the bones as the year progressed. With the retailer's full-year results yesterday (24 May), another layer was added to the body with Bolland outlining the retailer's European ambitions and its plans to segment its stores by demographic. How successful has Bolland's first year as chief executive been? And what do industry watchers make of his plans? Petah Marian reports.

UK: M&S cautious despite rising profits

24 May 2011

Marks and Spencer has posted an increase in annual profits but maintained a cautious outlook, citing pressure on disposable income and increasing commodity prices.

INDIA: M&S appoints two to executive team

21 Feb 2011

Marks and Spencer's joint venture with Reliance Retail has made two appointments to its executive team in India.

just the facts - Retailing in India

7 Jan 2011

French retailer Carrefour this week opened its first cash-and-carry store in India after months of speculation.

INDIA: Carrefour opens first wholesale store

4 Jan 2011

French retailer Carrefour has opened its first cash-and-carry store in India after months of speculation.

INDIA: Carrefour to "enter partnership" with Future Group

9 Dec 2010

The Future Group is reportedly set to enter an agreement with Carrefour to bring the French retailer to India.

INDIA: Reliance Retail "to enter cash-and-carry channel"

24 Sep 2010

Indian retailer Reliance Retail is planning to enter the country's cash-and-carry channel, with the opening of at least three outlets in the next six to eight months, according to reports.

The just-food management briefing - convenience stores - part II

18 Aug 2010

Convenience stores are no longer the preserve of cash-rich but time-poor consumers in developed markets. They are increasingly popular in emerging markets too.

INDIA: Government seeks views on FDI in retail

8 Jul 2010

The Indian government has opened up the debate on foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail by seeking comments on the issue from a range of stakeholders including overseas retailers and industry associations.

The just-food management briefing - private label

7 Jul 2010

The economic downturn has led consumers to turn to private label for greater value. Own label has been a significant sector in Europe for decades but US consumers are now looking to store brands more regularly - and emerging markets are starting to catch on, too.

UK: Marks & Spencer reaffirms India growth commitments

25 Jun 2010

UK retailer Marks and Spencer has reaffirmed its commitment to double its retail presence in India through its joint venture in the emerging market.

INDIA: Himalya extends own-label yoghurt supplies

18 Jun 2010

Indian food group Himalya International has expanded its yoghurt business with some of the country's largest retailers.

INDIA: Reliance Retail turns to profit on tax payout

25 May 2010

Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Reliance Industries, turned its first profit since opening its first store over three years ago.

INDIA: Reliance unveils five-year plan

20 May 2010

Reliance Retail has unveiled plans to expand its presence in the Indian grocery sector over the next five years.

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