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Woolworths Holdings: South African success lies ahead

A day after rival Pick 'n Pay, Woolworths Holdings has reported robust figures. The retailer has introduced a number of initiatives to strengthen its core grocery lines alongside a move to more low cost sourcing in clothing and homewares - initiatives which should enable the retailer to benefit in the long term.

Published By Datamonitor
25 Aug 2006
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Waitrose: blueprint for international growth?

Waitrose has signed a licensing agreement to open more than 20 sites in the Gulf by 2010. Waitrose's decision to license its fascia to a retail partner in the Gulf is a further indication of the retailer's more aggressive approach to expansion. If successful, it could provide the template for further international growth alongside the buoyant prospects of its UK operations.

Published By Datamonitor
02 Jan 2008
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Waitrose is extending its international brand reach with new stores and increasing exports

Waitrose has expanded its store portfolio with outlet openings in Jersey and Bahrain during February, with four further Channel Islands stores soon to follow. Meanwhile, the retailer will continue to extend its brand equity in 2011 through the distribution of its own brand products in the US and Canada, as it maintains a two-pronged international development strategy.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Feb 2011
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Verdict Research on the G20: boosting consumer and retailer confidence

When future generations look back on the G20 summit, it will hopefully be regarded as the first defining step in the direction of recovery. The summit may even herald the start of a new chapter in the history of capitalism, with its focus on the regulation of all systemically relevant financial institutions, including hedge funds and tax havens, and the creation of new supervisory bodies.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Apr 2009
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Topshop's South African expansion highlights potential of market

With growth slowing in more mature markets, Arcadia is set to launch Topshop/Topman franchise stores in Johannesburg and Durban later this year demonstrating the attractiveness of the country and the market entry potential for other UK clothing brands.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Aug 2012
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The future of online

The role of online technologies has evolved from supporting primarily the sales process to supporting all phases of the customer lifecycle, from customer acquisition to fostering long-term customer loyalty. Understanding how online channels are evolving, and how customer expectations are changing in tandem is, therefore, essential.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Aug 2006
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Tesco: weaker UK performance offset by progress abroad

Against expectations that its interim results would be substantially weaker than a year ago, Tesco has delivered impressive growth of 9.2% to GBP24.7 billion in the six months to August. While performance in the UK has been less impressive, it is balanced by encouraging international results and should recover form as ongoing investment programs deliver returns.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Oct 2007
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Tesco: massive potential despite reduced UK like-for-like growth

Tesco's first quarter trading statement contained something that we have not seen for quite some time; UK like-for-like sales growth below 5%. Though not a disaster, this lower rate of growth raises a number of questions.

Published By Datamonitor
19 Jun 2007
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Tesco: losing share but riding high

Tesco is comfortably riding out the challenging trading conditions facing UK retailing, recording pre-tax profits of GBP2.95 billion for the 52 weeks to February 28. Although exposure to non-food and the impact of its Discounter brand have dented sales growth, the supermarket's international credentials and ability to diversify into new markets will see it continue to prove a formidable retailer.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Apr 2009
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Tesco: looking to make headway in Turkey as GDP per capita continues to soar

Retail giant Tesco aims to increase its store base in Turkey by nearly 50% in 2011, a significant rise in its rate of expansion. The move will help Tesco keep pace with its global competitors and capitalize on increasingly favorable market conditions, as well as open doors to potential entry into the Middle East and Africa, making Tesco a truly global retailer.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Jun 2011

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