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May 22, 2012

Walmart topped the list retailers on the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, according to a study commissioned by WPP Group and conducted by Millward Brown Optimor.

New York — Walmart topped the list retailers on the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands, according to a study commissioned by WPP Group and conducted by Millward Brown Optimor.

The BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study identifies and ranks the world's most valuable 100 brands by their dollar value, an analysis based on financial data combined with consumer measures of brand equity.

August 31, 2011

Grocery giant Tesco PLC said Wednesday it is pulling out of Japan, which means shuttering 129 small, leasehold-owned stores in the Greater Tokyo area, which employ 4,000 people.

London -- Grocery giant Tesco PLC said Wednesday it is pulling out of Japan, which means shuttering 129 small, leasehold-owned stores in the Greater Tokyo area, which employ 4,000 people. The country is the smallest of Tesco’s international retail businesses, and the weakest for sales growth in the 2010-2011 fiscal year.

“Having made considerable efforts in Japan, we have concluded that we cannot build a sufficiently scalable business,” said Philip Clarke, CEO.

June 20, 2011

A women’s lifestyle apparel brand born on the Web, a fast-growing burger eatery, a discount German supermarket chain and a homegrown watchmaker are the 2011 recipients of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Hot Retailers awards. 


A women’s lifestyle apparel brand born on the Web, a fast-growing burger eatery, a discount German supermarket chain and a homegrown watchmaker are the 2011 recipients of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Hot Retailers awards. 


The annual honors, based on a survey of more than 55,000 ICSC members worldwide, are designed to recognize innovative retail concepts. 


Here’s a brief look at this year’s winners:


June 8, 2010

Off-price retailer Syms Corp., which operates under both the Syms and Filene’s Basement banners, announced...

January 6, 2009

Britain's Marks & Spencer Group PLC said Wednesday it will cut 1,230 jobs and close...

February 29, 2008

With its mix of novelty items and popular-culture totems, Spencer Gifts occupies a unique...

December 31, 2007

Preparing “best lists” is an American obsession. From the earliest Best Dressed list from...

December 9, 2007

Dallas Gordon Bros. Group has purchased electronics chain CompUSA for an undisclosed amount. Details of...

December 31, 2006

Compete is a verb....

March 20, 2006

New York City, ...

February 9, 2005

New York City, ...