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PlanetRetail News

05 May 2016
SHINSEGAE opens first standalone Electro Mart outlet
Discount retail giant E-mart’s electronics store Electro Mart is set to open its first standalone outlet, according to the company Monday. Electro Mart’s fourth store in Pangyo is located on the first floor of Alpharium Tower in Pangyo Techno Valley in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province
05 May 2016
TARGET trials inventory-tracking robot in a California store
Target is testing robots that track inventory on its store shelves including shampoo and laundry detergent. The retail giant is conducting a one-week trial at one of its department stores in downtown San Francisco
05 May 2016
SHINSEGAE realigns its management and business structure
South Korea’s leading retail conglomerate Shinsegae intends to separate management of E-Mart, its grocery unit, and Shinsegae Department Store. This will be achieved through stock exchange between the respective owners
05 May 2016
FUTURE RETAIL makes major changes at the top in pre-merger reorganisation
Future Group Chairman Kishore Biyani has resigned from the post of Managing Director of Future Retail Ltd as part of realignment of the group's business
05 May 2016
APPLE closer to opening Indian stores after obtaining sourcing waiver recommendation
A government panel has recommended the removal of a trading obstacle that would free Apple India to open single-brand retail stores across the country, one of its few growth markets. A three-member panel has recommended the waiving of the mandatory 30% local sourcing condition for Apple, which earlier this year asked the government to consider the exemption