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Russia's VTB Capital plans sale of Lenta hypermarket stake by 2015

30 Nov 2012

MOSCOW Russia's VTB Capital wants to sell its stake in hypermarket chain Lenta by 2015 and would consider a buyer like U.S. mega-retailer Wal-Mart when the time comes, the investment bank's global head of private equity said.

Russia's VTB Capital plans sale of Lenta hypermarket stake by 2015

30 Nov 2012

MOSCOW, Nov 30 Russia's VTB Capital wants to sell its stake in hypermarket chain Lenta by 2015 and would consider a buyer like U.S. mega-retailer Wal-Mart when the time comes, the investment bank's global head of private equity said.

Russia's Magnit eyes Siberia as pushes deeper into regions

15 Oct 2012

MOSCOW Magnit , Russia's No.2 food retailer by sales, is targeting Siberia as it presses on with a rapid expansion into the country's regions which it believes can deliver at least another four or five years of strong growth.

Unilever sees scope for more Russian deals: CEO

02 Oct 2012

MOSCOW Consumer goods giant Unilever sees scope for more deals on the Russian market, a year after its purchase of cosmetics maker Kalina doubled the group's non-food business in the country, its chief executive officer told Reuters.

Cherkizovo holds off on new pork projects

02 May 2012

MOSCOW Russian meat producer Cherkizovo will hold off on new investments in pork in anticipation of a slump in prices following Russia's entry into the World Trade Organisation, while existing projects will lift production a third this year.

McDonald's in franchising deal with Russia's Rosinter

10 Apr 2012

MOSCOW McDonald's Corp will franchise out restaurants in Russia for the first time after picking the sector's largest restaurant holding company Rosinter as its partner in the fast-growing market.

Russia's X5 co-founder joins management exodus

05 Mar 2012

MOSCOW, March 5 A co-founder of Russia's X5 Retail Group is leaving the company, extending a turbulent spell that has also seen the departure of the CEO and the firm's first ever quarterly like-for-like sales fall.

Wal-Mart sees promise in Russia, X5 denies deal

15 Feb 2012

MOSCOW U.S. retail giant Wal-Mart , which has flirted with entering Russia for years, still sees promise in the vast country, and will continue to look for the right opportunity, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

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