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KAZAKHSTAN: Saks expands with first store 1 Oct 2012

US fashion retailer Saks Inc has opened its first Saks Fifth Avenue store in Kazakhstan, as it tries to tap into the region's growing demand for luxury products.


KAZAKHSTAN: M&S enters Kazakhstan through franchise 24 Jul 2012

Marks & Spencer has entered Kazakhstan through an agreement with franchise partner Al Hokair.


KAZAKHSTAN: Sonae enters market with Zippy store 23 Aug 2011

Portugese retail congolmerate Sonae has announced that it has entered Kazakhstan with its children's wear banner Zippy.


SPAIN: Inditex to buy out its franchises in Kazakhstan 3 Aug 2011

Spanish retail giant Inditex is to buy the companies operating its Zara, Pull&Bear, Massimo Dutti, Bershka and Stradivarius fashion stores in Kazakhstan.


KAZAKHSTAN: Retailer Skandal in 3D body scanner link-up 22 Dec 2006

The Skandal fashion house in Almaty, Kasakhstan, has become the first company in Central Asia to use a 3D body scanner linked to European manufacturers via the Retailor software platform.


KAZAKHSTAN: Government encourages textile firms 7 Jul 2006

The Kazakhstan Government has reportedly released a statement to attract big foreign companies to its textile industry.