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World Retail Congress 2009

UK: Tesco upbeat on emerging markets

Tesco has delivered an upbeat message on the enduring potential of the world's emerging retail markets, despite the impact of the global recession.

CHINA: Spar boss outlines China assault

CHINA: Spar boss outlines China assault

Spar International, the Netherlands-based retailer, plans to treble the number of its stores in China “in the next few years”, the company's managing director said today.

FRANCE: Carrefour stays coy over Seventh Continent

French retail giant Carrefour has declined to comment on reports it intends to buy a 75% stake in Russia’s Seventh Continent. The retailer has reportedly yesterday (5 May) signed a preliminary…

In The Spotlight – Tesco

UK retail giant Tesco booked a healthy set of results this week, despite facing fierce competition from rivals in recent months and experiencing a slowdown in international expansion. With such…