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July 25, 2011

Britain’s largest retailer Tesco said Sunday it plans to pilot free WiFi Internet service in its stores, allowing customers to compare prices and read product reviews as they shop.

London -- Britain’s largest retailer Tesco said Sunday it plans to pilot free WiFi Internet service in its stores, allowing customers to compare prices and read product reviews as they shop.

According to a Sunday report by the Financial Times, the supermarket retailer is currently testing the service in four stores, with plans to quickly roll it out after evaluating the pilot.

Tesco is thought to be the first big U.K. retailer to test free WiFi.
 

May 12, 2011

All Saints, the U.K. fashion retailer known for its dark interiors and edgy threads, has been bought by British investment firm Lion Capital and U.S. private equity firm Goode Partners, Britain’s The Telegraph reported.

New York City -- All Saints, the U.K. fashion retailer known for its dark interiors and edgy threads, has been bought by British investment firm Lion Capital and U.S. private equity firm Goode Partners, Britain’s The Telegraph reported. The purchase is likely to speed the chain’s expansion in the United States.

May 12, 2011

Britain’s trendy fashion brand Superdry plans to open three stores in the United States by July.

New York City -- Britain’s trendy fashion brand Superdry plans to open three stores in the United States by July.

New stores are slated to open at Valley Fair, Santa Clara, Calif., in late May; at the South Street Seaport in Manhattan in June; and at Mall of America, in Bloomington, Minn., in July.

The company, which hopes to open 10 to 12 stores a year over the next four years, would like to open additional stores in the Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago and Miami markets, according to Women’s Wear’s Daily.

June 18, 2008

Retail sales surprisingly soared in Britain during May, revealing the biggest monthly gain in 22...

June 11, 2008

Starbucks Coffee Co. has entered into a deal with SSP, the U.K. operator of food...

June 30, 2007

Whole Foods Market has crossed the Atlantic. The natural- and organic-foods retailer has dropped anchor...

January 31, 2007

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July 17, 2006

London, Britain’s HMV...

September 18, 2005

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September 18, 2005

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March 10, 2005

London, Asda, Britain’s...