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

A customer looks at goods in the Don Quijote Co. Ltd.'s store in Tokyo, Thursday, February 23, 2006.
Photo by Haruyoshi Yamaguchi

Japan’s ‘Donki’ rides inbound tourism surge

Unconventional discount retailer buoyed by overseas visitors

A Tesco logo stands on display outside a Tesco supermarket
©Jason Alden/Bloomberg

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 group strives to defy waning smartphone growth

Homeplus retail store, a joint venture between Tesco and South Korea's top conglomerate Samsung
©AFP Photo/Jung Yeon-Je

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

China grocery sales set to increase

Stock market disruption not impinging on forecasts showing growing consumer demand for goods

UK grocers brace for Amazon food service

Prospect is striking fear into the hearts of supermarkets

Buyout teams spar over Tesco’s Korea arm

Three consortiums poised to submit final bids in £4bn auction

Co-op comeback cake is not a show-stopper

Booker feels the heat of rising to challenge

Ahold: a grip on investors

Grocer’s improved US margins have a doubly delicious taste

US investment weighs on Fat Face

Strong online sales help offset ‘bruising’ second quarter but earnings fall

WH Smith upbeat on full-year prospects

Retailer says travel outlet sales will help it beat expectations

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