Woodford raises stake in Game Digital

Fund manager buys up shares put on market by Elliott Advisors

Vodafone deal saves 900 Phones 4U jobs

Group to purchase 140 stores from administrator PwC

Week in Review

Week in Review, September 20

Air France strike; European taxes, Phones4U and Asos also in the news

China luxury: diamonds in the rough

For luxury companies, the country is a curate’s egg

Prada shares fall out of fashion

Consumer fears weigh on profits

Asda offers price pledge to Scotland

British retail group chief Andy Clarke says it’s ‘now business as usual’

Warm weather cools John Lewis sales

Store chain’s takings fall 3.5% as shoppers delay buying coats

It was business wot helped win it

Warnings from business leaders boosted No vote

Home Depot attack bigger than Target’s

Hackers might have hit up to 56m cards at US DIY retailer

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Alibaba prices shares in IPO at $68

Record-setting float will raise $21.8bn

GNC fields interest from buyout groups

Vitamin retailer has met with banks to discuss options

Blow to Phones 4U debt-for-equity swap

PwC in sell-off talks as bondholders’ plan rejected

French Connection shares hit on losses

Sales at retailer fall by 6.6 per cent to £84m year-on-year

Rite Aid cuts profit forecast

Shares fall 19 per cent after warning

US Drugstores: Bitter pill to swallow

Drug retailing in the US is a race to the bottom

Fashion entrepreneurs tailor leadership

Booker shrugs off supermarket price war

Falling commodity prices also fail to make impact

UK shoppers sweep up vacuum cleaners

Boost for electrical shops before EU energy saving rules bite

Start-up plays to China’s ecommerce market

Export Now shepherds foreign brands on to Alibaba’s Tmall site

M&S plans Nordic expansion

Group eyes 15 new stores for Finland and Norway

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