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Uzbekistan: A Mission to High Asia

In an age where East and West are learning to forget what has historically divided them, Uzbekistan, with its great tradition of trade and commerce, and from its perfect strategic location at the crossroads of the great Eurasian trade routes, is looking outwards once again, proud of its history but eager to move on, ready to succeed and very much open for business.

Dancing in Luanda

The mall wasn’t busy – it couldn’t have been more than 10am on a normal Friday morning – but the twitchy throb of Kuduro music was already working hard and doing its job sending the handful shoppers there into spontaneous dance…

The new way of shopping for Azeri families – Bravo!

Having successfully launched the first two ‘Bravo’ supermarkets in Baku, Azerbaijan, it gives us great pleasure to announce the opening of the first Bravo Hypermarket in the Ahmadli district of the city…

ThisIsRetail’s 2016 Wipe

It’s been another stonking year and yet again, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with some of the best and brightest in the retail industry and beyond….

On y va, MAPIC

Like some strange mating ritual or pilgrimage, many thousands of be-suited real estate executives hear the call and fly south in the Winter…

Malls: Will Your Anchor Hold?

Since the first shopping mall was opened in Edina, Minnesota in 1952, only now is the accepted dogma is finally being challenged.