Rocket satellite Lazada gains altitude

Maximilian Bittner CEO Lazada Group
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Web retailer expands in Southeast Asia with backing from Berlin

Appetite for apps lifts Domino’s profit

Mobile devices account for majority of group’s internet orders

Gome: turning to an insider

Beefed up distribution might help white goods purveyor compete

Huang to take control of China’s Gome

Jailed billionaire strikes $1.5bn deal

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Shopping: Retail’s holy grail

Millennial females’ anxieties about appearing too often in the same outfit are changing buying habits

Obama attacks corruption in Kenya

US president says country needs tough laws to tackle issue

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B&M expansion draws parallels with Tesco

Leahy does not think supermarket industry has overexpanded

Christmas comes early in world of retail

‘Experience’ is the buzz word for big sellers

Vodafone sees core service revenues rise

Telecoms group hails return to growth in some European markets

Amazon passes Walmart after rare profit

Online retailer surges to $265bn in capitalisation

Walmart buys out China’s Yihaodian

US retailer continues push into offline-online model

Japan crosses historic tourism threshold

Weak yen and surge of Chinese visitors buoy numbers for 2015

Sky-high expectations weigh on Apple

Valuation falls sharply on lower than expected sales of iPhones

Zalando: growth model

Online retailer believes expansion is the most stylish look

Zalando profits suffer amid expansion

German online fashion retailer to go on hiring spree after jump in sales but falling margins

Savannah makes waves as it lures shipping

Miles from the sea, but US port is taking on West Coast rivals

Lawson sees big growth potential in Japan

Convenience store to target ageing, declining rural population

Doubts remain over Apple Watch

Analysts start to rein in their sales forecasts

Yahoo files for Alibaba spin-off

15% holding in Chinese ecommerce group worth about $32bn

Barnes & Noble: storybook ending

Ditching the production of Nook was an important strategic move


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