Articles by Maria Solovichenko
Wal-Mart is currently in discussions with TPG Capital, a private equity fund and owner of a 25 percent stake in St. Petersburg retailer Lenta, on the possibility of buying it shares, an executive at the Russian retail firm said.
- 31 March 10
- By Maria Solovichenko / Vedomosti
Dozens of Russian companies starved for new capital are rushing to plan their initial public offerings for this year, including retailer Victoria Group and fishing holding Russian Sea.
- 09 December 09
- By Dmitry Kazmin, Vera Kholmogorova, Maria Solovichenko and Natalya Kostenko / Vedomosti
- 01 December 09
- By Maxim Tovkailo, Yulia Govorun, Maria Solovichenko and Ksenia Boletskaya / Vedomosti
Karfur Rus, Carrefour's Russian division, is backing out of deals to buy land in the regions to build its hypermarkets, sources in several real estate consulting companies told Vedomosti.
IKEA could reverse its decision to freeze Russian expansion after the Economic Development Ministry promised to help solve several key issues, including the completion of its Mega complex in the Samara region, ministry and company officials said.
Less than half the shopping malls slated for completion in Moscow last year were actually opened, and even those retail centers that were finished on time will be fortunate to find tenants for half their space, according to Colliers International's annual report.