Reliance Retail forms long-term franchise partnership with Gap

Reliance Retail Limited has reportedly formed a long-term franchise partnership with Gap Inc to introduce the American brand to the Indian market. Through the long-term agreement, Reliance Retail will become the official retailer for Gap th....

Metro Brands partners with Canada-based footwear brand Biion

Leading footwear retailer Metro Brands Limited (MBL) has reportedly partnered with the popular Canadian footwear company Biion, introducing the brand to India. The premium collection of footwear combines technology and functionality to crea....

Affidea announces acquisitions in Portugal, Spain, and Romania

Affidea Group has reportedly announced strategic acquisitions in Portugal, Romania, and Spain- adding 7 new centers to its 327-center network- under its growth strategy. The company has acquired Clínica de Santa Mafalda and Cl&iac....

Henkel acquires professional hair business of Shiseido in Asia Pacific

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has reportedly completed the acquisition of Shiseido’s business of Professional hair. The business includes top brands of professional hair like Primience and Sublimic under the licensed brand of Shiseido Prof....

H&M Group partners with Google Cloud to improve customer experience

Global fashion retailer H&M Group has reportedly announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to enhance customer experience. Under the collaboration, H&M will use the extensive data analytics capabilities of Google Cloud ....

Mesh Bio & MultiOmic partner to develop precision medicines using AI

Next-generation precision medicine company MultiOmic Health and digital health startup Mesh Bio have reportedly partnered to perform a clinical study on chronic metabolic disease patients. The partnership will offer access to data from p....

Lulu Group plans USD 2.9 Billion investment to launch 91 new stores

Multinational conglomerate Lulu Group International has reportedly planned to invest USD 2.9 billion to launch 91 new stores and hypermarkets from 2020 to 2023. Lulu Group is one of the retailers that kept on expanding during the COVID-1....

Melbourne startup secures USD 9 Mn for mental awareness mobile game

Melbourne-based startup Lumi Interactive has reportedly secured funding of USD 9 million for a mental wellness mobile game called Kinder World. This seed investment is the largest venture capital funding for a women-founded game studio i....

Carat secures USD 10 Mn to launch MOOD tea across Woolworths stores

Media agency Carat has reportedly raised USD 10 million in pro-bono media inventory to launch MOOD tea across Woolworths stores. The launch comes following the announcement of the collaboration between the retail giant and MOOD tea. The ....

March of Dimes opens new data-focused PRC at UC San Francisco

Nonprofit organization March of Dimes has reportedly opened a new PRC (Prematurity Research Center) at UCSF (UC San Francisco). This new PRC will focus on sharing prematurity data, electronic medical record research, and computational dr....

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