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Feb 15

Top convenience chains expect strong 2014, 4,800 new stores

Despite worries in many parts of the retail sector, convenience stores still expect a strong year. All of the top three chains will expand store numbers at home and improve attractiveness through better ranges and marketing initiatives. They will open a record 4,800 stores this year alone. Leaders in the retail industry have been setting […]

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Jan 15

Census: Corporate retail takes over, 66 small stores closing every day

From the 1960s right up until 2007, METI conducted its Census of Commerce, regularly updating the world on the minutiae of the distribution sector – and making a case for protection of small, largely uncompetitive players who supported the ruling party. That motivation has now been largely overtaken by political reality and the Census has […]

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