News: Retail

9Round looks for franchise expansion in Indonesia and Vietnam

Already operating in 20 countries, 9Round Franchising, LLC has confirmed plans for continued growth across Asia with the recent completion of new master franchise agreements in Indonesia…

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Jul 9, 2020 ByNigel Benton Fitness / Retail /

 
 

Dubai Government allows recreation facilities and spa centres to reopen

The Government of Dubai has advised that the latest easing of its Coronavirus restrictions will see recreation facilities, spas and theme parks able to reopen although they will not be…

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Jul 4, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Safety / Wellness /

 
 

F45 reveals plans for listing on US NASDAQ exchange

Australian-founded high-intensity interval training (HIIT) franchise F45 Training is set to list on the NASDAQ exchange in the USA after striking a deal to merge with Crescent…

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Jun 26, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Retail /

 
 

GymNation founder says Dubai needs more affordable gym pricing

Gyms in Dubai are 'overcharging' customers with an 'outdated' pricing model that makes it difficult to stay fit, according to Loren Holland, founder and Chief Executive of…

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Jun 25, 2020 Billing / Fitness / Retail /

 
 

Coronavirus sees more people running

Research from global sports brand ASICS suggests that with fitness and sports facilities closed during the Coronavirus pandemic "the world has fallen in love with running". The…

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Jun 22, 2020 Fitness / Retail / Sport /

 
 

Flagship Nike store opens in Bangkok

Nike has opened a massive flagship store in the Thai capital of Bangkok offering shoppers a “fully immersive experience for shoppers in a blend of physical and digital…

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Jun 15, 2020 Retail / Sport / Technology /

 
 

Brands sever links with CrossFit following Chief Executive’s George Floyd tweet

Leading fitness and lifestyle brands including Reebok are moving to end their links with CrossFit after the group's Chief Executive posted a tweet making light of the death of…

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Jun 8, 2020 Fitness / Marketing / Retail / Wellness /

 
 

Universal Beijing Resort on target to open ‘on time and on budget’

The Universal Beijing Resort is set to open “on time and on budget in 2021” according to Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts. With 15,000 construction workers on site,…

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May 15, 2020 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /

 
 

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