Category Archives: Mega Retailers

Adaptive Re-Use of Sears’ Aventura Store

[  Aventura, Florida  USA  ] Esplanade at Aventura supports Sears Holdings’ strategy to re-purpose existing real estate assets. As envisioned, the existing 2-level Sears with its…

Chow Tai Fook Acquires U.S. Jeweler

[  Boston, Massachusetts  USA  ] Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook is buying US diamond jeweler “Hearts on Fire” for US$150 million. The acquisition is expected…

RadioShack Opens First Unit in China

[  Shanghai, CHINA  ] RadioShack Corp, a household name in the US, opened its first store in Shanghai in March 2014.   Although it is…

Gap Inc. Opens First Old Navy Unit in China

[  Shanghai, CHINA  ] Gap Inc. opened its first Old Navy store in China in March 2014. The 3-level, 2,000-square-meter store is located along Nanjing West Road…

Swire Resources Inks JV with Columbia Sportswear

[ Shanghai, CHINA  ] Swire Resources has entered into a new joint venture with Columbia Sportswear Company (Oregon) to strengthen the retailer’s Mountain Hardware brand presence…

Agent Provocateur expands into China

[  Shanghai, CHINA  ] British lingerie brand Agent Provocateur is entering the Chinese market with the opening of its first stores in Beijing and Shanghai…

J Lindeberg

[  Stockholm,  SWEDEN  ] J Lindeberg was founded in 1996 by fashion designer Johan Lindeberg. The company’s main collection, golf and ski collection are sold…