Magazines Archives - 2007 February

Pantaloon Signs JV With US Retailer Of Office Supplies
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INDIA’S Pantaloon Retail has inked a deal with US-based office-supplies retailer Staples to serve businesses in the country via delivery and cash-and-carry operations. The partnership with Pantaloon’s subsidiary, Future Office, allows Staples to enter the US$10-billion domestic market for office products.

The venture, Staples Future Office, will retail a range of products, from core office supplies to printers and computers.

It will serve businesses of all sizes in the major cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad, Indore and Chandigarh.

“The office-product business in India presents tremendous opportunities for growth,” said Kishore Biyani, Pantaloon’s chairman and CEO.

“Through our partnership with industry leader Staples, we can become the office product provider of choice for businesses [nationwide].”


2007 February Stories:

HR & Training – Service Excellence
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The Valiram Group Wins Bid To Manage Luxury Brands At Changi Airport

China Reports Healthy 2006 Sales Growth

Pantaloon Signs JV With US Retailer Of Office Supplies

E-Land To Sell Carrefour Stores In South Korea

Tesco To Beef Up Korean Presence

Pet Safari Opens Largest Store In Singapore

Baleno Malaysia Set To Multiply In-Base Stores By Next Year

Inditex Expands In Asia

s.Oliver Launches Into India With Leading Local Partner

Traditional Thai Retailers Face Imminent Shutdown Unless More Aid Is Given

Damas Taps India’s Emerging Gems Market

HK Group Charts Major Growth Up North

Marks & Spencer To Debut In Kolkata

Competition Expected To Fuel M&As In China

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