Google VS Microsoft-Yahoo

Microsoft is trying to buy Yahoo for $ 44.6 billion.  Who will be the winner?

January 2008 Inflation : 1.77%

 BPS recorded Inflation 1.77% in January 2008.  It was mostly driven by rising price of meals, beverages, tobacco.

Home Cientro; Electronic & Home Furnishing Megastore

Dilihat dari konsep, Home Cientro menjadi salah satu retailer yang mengusung konsep yang unik. Memasuki Home Cientro tidak ubahnya memasuki sebuah rumah besar dengan berbagai macam detail yang memberi inspirasi bagi para pengunjungnya.

Home Cientro sendiri laksana labirin dengan panjang kurang lebih 1 km. Perjalanan akan dimulai sejak bagian depan sebuah rumah yakni ruang tamu. Akan terpajang meja kursi tamu, lemari buku dan sebagainya. Setelah itu petualangan akan berlanjut ke ruang tengah. Mulai dari meja makan, pernak pernik meja makan akan tersedia di sini.

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Selamat Milad 2 buat Komunitas Tangan Di Atas

Selamat buat Komunitas TDA, semoga lebih berhasil lagi menebar virus kewirausahaan di Indonesia.

5 New Ace Hardware Stores on The Same Day

Ace Group which is specialized in home improvement and furnishings opening its new stores

PT. Ace Hardware Indonesia Tbk which is owned by PT. Kawan Lama Sejahtera launch their 5 new stores on the same day. The stores located in : Continue reading 5 New Ace Hardware Stores on The Same Day

Carrefour acquire a 75% majority stake in PT. Alfa Retailindo Tbk

 

Carrefour Group has signed a Share Purchase Agreement on 21 January2 2008 with PT Sigmantara Alfindo and Prime Horizon Pte. Ltd. to acquire a 75% majority stake in PT Alfa Retailindo Tbk, (“Alfa Retailindo”) for a total equity consideration of IDR 674bn (€49.3m).

Alfa Retailindo, a listed company on the Jakarta Stock Exchange, is a major operator in Indonesia, operating 29 stores across the country (with sales area comprised between 1000m² and 4000m²), of which 13 are located in Jakarta. Alfa Retailindo reported net sales in 2006 of IDR 3624bn (€265m). Continue reading Carrefour acquire a 75% majority stake in PT. Alfa Retailindo Tbk

Electronic City, Smart Ways of Modern Shopping

Glodok is passed away. The habit has been change. Modern Electronic Stores spreading out like mushroom. It was just started.

A decade ago, if Jakartan’s would like to buy electronics such as TV, the first place in mind is Glodok. Electronic Market which known as a place to buy cheap and good electronic product. In here, you can find all electronic products from low to high products. Continue reading Electronic City, Smart Ways of Modern Shopping

The Death of Sabang

Sabang Food Centre. Itulah Jalan Sabang label saat ini. Penggemar Wisata Kuliner di Jakarta pasti mengenalnya. Tetapi bagaimana nasib pemilik toko di Jalan Sabang saat ini? Sebuah contoh ketimpangan pengelolaan sebuah kawasan di Ibukota.

Benarkah jalan sabang sudah mati? Mungkin judul diatas terlalu muluk. Jalan Sabang, sebenarnya bukanlah sebuah jalan yang besar dan seperti Sudirman atau Thamrin. Bolehlah dibilang sangat pendek. Continue reading The Death of Sabang

Chain Store Expansion

In the name of Growth, number of outlets is crucial point for retailers. The race like F1 Grand Prix. New outlets has come, entering new city, new shopping mall. Who’s the winner?

Closing year 2007, some of leading Chain Store opening out its outlets. It’s like trying to reach opening target. After sleep in expansion since early of the year until 3rd quarter of 2007. Here are the list of its outlet:

  • Electronic City = Medan
  • Electronic Solution = Puri Indah Jakarta
  • Carrefour = Kalimas – Surabaya, Braga – Bandung, Cileduk, Cibinong, Cakung – Jakarta
  • Hero = Re-branding from Hero Supermarket to Giant Supermarket.
  • Cold Stone = Citos
  • Ace Hardware = New address at Lippo Karawaci, soon in Juanda Medan and Palembang

Pembelian Alfa Supermarket oleh Carrefour Indonesia

Pada tanggal 17 Desember 2007, telah terjadi penandatanganan nota kesepahaman antara PT. Alfa Retailindo Tbk dan PT. Carrefour Indonesia, bahwa PT. Carrefour Indonesia akan membeli 75% Saham PT. Alfa Retailido Tbk. Continue reading Pembelian Alfa Supermarket oleh Carrefour Indonesia