Asos highlights continuity under Beighton

New chief executive had worked in tandem with Robertson for the past 6 years

Halfords shares tumble on cycle slowdown

Stocks fall as retailer says summer sales have dipped 11%

Grocery warehouses worth more than shops

Investors seek out retailers’ ‘big boxes’ as ecommerce expands

UK car dealers: nice little runner

The changing motor industry looks like good value

MBK Partners closes in on Tesco Korea

Consortium led by S Korean buyout group named preferred bidder

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Asos founder Nick Robertson steps down

Online retailer struggles after string of profit warnings

Poundland trials online delivery

UK retail group charges flat rate as it looks to broaden appeal

First high street store to pay living wage

Oliver Bonas to offer £7.85 outside London and £9.15 in capital

Wealthy Chinese to take capital abroad

Motivation is to protect money rather than seek earnings

El Corte Inglés ousts rebel shareholder

Ceslar fought against €1bn stake sale to Qatari investor

Luxury groups wait on Chinese stock take

Slide in share prices makes consumers less keen to splash out

Japan’s ‘Donki’ rides inbound tourism surge

Unconventional discount retailer buoyed by overseas visitors

Tesco’s Dunnhumby sets up Chinese venture

Data analysis business seeks growth ahead of planned sale

CRH options not Manifold in a downturn

Irish giant might yet have cause to regret big deals

Apple to debut new iPhone

Stakes are high as tech group strives to defy slowing growth in global smartphone market

Tesco eyes $844m Homeplus dividend

Payout would lower sale price of retailer’s Korean business

Alibaba looks for new sources of growth

After stock slide some are asking if a new business model is needed

Best Buy soars on robust US demand

Stock jumps 17% as retailer sees no impact from market turmoil

CMA clears Poundland and 99p Stores deal

Watchdog says customers ‘would not face lower-quality service’

Luxury: in the trenches

Fears about Chinese spending have driven luxury stocks down


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