News: Retail

Saudi Entertainment Ventures starts building new entertainment destination

Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) has started building its new SAR 1 billion (US$266 million) entertainment destination in the north western city of Tabūk. Set to include e-karting…

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Jan 26, 2023 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail /


Rob Smith moves on from heading Merlin Entertainments’ APAC division

Rob Smith, Divisional Director - Asia Pacific at Merlin Entertainments Group, has advised that he is to take on the UK-based role of Managing Director, Midway for Merlin Entertainments.…

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Jan 18, 2023 Attractions / Entertainment / Environment / Retail / Tourism /


Major fitness franchises acknowledged on 2023 Entrepreneur Franchise 500 List

More than 20 of the world’s leading fitness franchises have been recognised on Entrepreneur magazine’s 44th annual Franchise 500. Offering a comprehensive overview of the state…

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Jan 12, 2023 Fitness / Retail / Wellness /


Walltopia highlights potential role active entertainment can play in transforming retail complexes

Leading climbing wall and active entertainment manufacturer, Walltopia, has highlighted the potential role active entertainment plays within retail complexes – helping shopping…

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Jan 5, 2023 Attractions / Recreation / Retail /


Xponential Fitness announces Japanese master franchise agreement for Rumble and AKT brands

Boutique fitness brand franchisor Xponential Fitness, Inc. has announced that it has signed a master franchise agreement in Japan with Wellness X Asia for its Rumble and AKT studios. The…

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Dec 6, 2022 Fitness / Recreation / Retail / Wellness /


FIFA reveals record US$7.5 billion revenue for Qatar 2022 cycle

World football governing body FIFA has reported record revenues of US$7.5 billion during the four-year commercial cycle leading up to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Revealing its earnings to…

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Nov 21, 2022 Finance / Marketing / Retail / Sport /


Embed launches new technology insights data visualisation dashboard STATS powered by AWS

Embed - a leading cashless solutions provider for the attractions and entertainment industries, is launching the new technology insights data visualisation dashboard, STATS, at the IAAPA…

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Nov 7, 2022 Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Technology /


Tokyo mall to convert an entire floor into children’s indoor playground

Tokyo’s Solamachi mall at the foot of Tokyo Skytree in Sumida Ward plans to convert its entire fifth floor into an indoor playground for children with a target opening date of spring…

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Nov 4, 2022 Play / Retail / Venues /



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