Russia vigilantes try to enforce food ban

Year into bar on western goods, authorities step up crackdown

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Balenciaga’s creative director bows out

Owner Kering says Wang is leaving fashion house for own brand

Casino merges LatAm units in €1.7bn deal

Move aims to squeeze cash from assets amid Brazil slowdown

SE Asian consumers switch to ecommerce

Online trade flourishes but operations hindered by high costs

Sainsbury sells unit to LloydsPharmacy

Celesio to take over chain of 281 in-store pharmacies

Lotte shares rise on founder’s dismissal

Power struggle at South Korean chaebol intensifies

UK union sues Uber over drivers’ rights

Union mirrors challenges to ride-hailing app’s business model

For Chris Tighe Tighe story on rebranding of Bakery chain Greggs. Gosforth High Street, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, 23/6 2012. Photo © Mark Pinder 07768 211174 mark@markpinderphotography.co.uk

Healthy options push up profits at Greggs

Sales of sausage rolls continue to rise as well

Premier Farnell falls on profit warning

Interim results to come in a tenth below expectations

Maximilian Bittner CEO Lazada Group
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Rocket satellite Lazada gains altitude

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

Billionaire founder of electronics retailer strikes $1.5bn deal from his cell to take holding to 50.5%

Instagram: Retail’s holy grail

Millennial females’ anxieties are changing their buying habits

Obama attacks corruption in Kenya

US president says tough anti-corruption laws needed and poor treatment of women holds country back

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

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