Dixons Carphone confounds merger sceptics

Combined group strikes US deal with Sprint as profit strengthens

Dixons Carphone to open US stores

Retailer sets sights across Atlantic with plans for 500 stores

US to test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

Honeybee software generates buzz in retail collaboration

Macy’s severs ties with Donald Trump

Retailer drops real estate mogul after his comments on Mexicans

John Lewis ends free click and collect

Customers to be charged for orders less than £30

Alibaba gets its teeth into offline sales

Alipay payments unit in tie-up with KFC as it looks to diversify

Sony to raise up to $3.6bn in growth push

Plan for first share offer since 1989 knocks $3bn off market cap

Carpetright rolls out upmarket strategy

Flooring specialist shrinks store estate and aims to appeal to affluent

Ocado profits up as overseas talks continue

Shares in online grocer dip over lack of partnership deal

786 Pharmacy Afghanistan

InFrontier takes stake in Afghan pharmacy

UK group says deal shows the country is opening to business

China leads the way for shopping malls

Despite slowdown and property woes, market for malls still booms

Tesco: turning a corner

More price wars loom and supplier relations need to be rebuilt

Co-op Group appoints non-execs to shake-up board

Head of Moneysupermarket.com and chair of the ITG Group join mutual

Ride the wave of public opinion with care

Bend over too far to back a cause and you might come a cropper

Dunelm appointment lays path for changes

Homewares group aims to tap knowledge of digital growth with choice of non-executive director

Tesco Q1 sales dip but beat forecasts

CEO Dave Lewis faces tough task turning round retailer

India’s ecommerce groups target groceries

Big Basket among those hoping to crack country’s toughest online category

Amazon turns focus to deliveries

Retailer aims to charge more sellers to pack and ship products

Nisa hit by grocery price war

Convenience store chain dips into £3m loss as competition bites

Discount retail: no passing fad

The long and enduring appeal of really cheap stuff


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