Gap to open 40 stores in India

US clothing retailer will open first shops in Mumbai and Delhi

Discount store battle takes a bitter turn

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General bid

US retail: not sure what is in store

Target, among others, is trying to shift online, but what to do with those stores?

European grocers: shop carefully

Lidl and Aldi are crushing the profits and share prices of UK chains

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Hong Kong manufacturer deserves more attention

Li & Fung casts doubt on global recovery

Supply chain group blames US retail market for missing forecasts

Amazon takes aim at Chinese rivals

Ecommerce group to launch in Shanghai trade zone

Vision Capital eyes IPO for BrightHouse

Rothschild to examine options for ‘rent-to-own’ retailer

Cyber attack takes toll on Target

Botched Canada expansion also blamed as retailer slashes forecast

Home Depot: head of household

Kids cannot afford to leave home, but that’s OK for Home Depot

Shoprite: still not on sale

African retailer is a strong operator in a tough market; for now, the market is winning

US golf slump drops Dick’s in the bunker

Sports retailer to lay off around 500 PGA professionals

Li Ka-shing and Jardines’ entwined worlds

Different styles make for markedly different media coverage

Book prices ‘to rise’ if Scots vote Yes

Jana claims Petsmart strategy leaked

Activist hedge fund threatens to publish presentation

Dollar stores: no knockouts

Dollar General’s vacillation has led to a pricey bidding war

Dollar General bids for Family Dollar

Brazilians in new move in banana wars

Filing urges Chiquita investors to choose $1.25bn offer over rival’s

Supermarket sweep

Investec says supermarket shares cheapest in 20 years

Retailers retreat as discounts hit margins

US equities remain flat after reports of Ukraine clash

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