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  1. May 21, 2015

    Best Buy jumps after strong product cycle

    Strong product cycles in large screen televisions and mobile phones helped Best Buy report first-quarter same-store sales...

  2. May 17, 2015

    Investors look for clues in bank minutes

    After a deluge of economic data sent the euro soaring over recent days, investors will be keeping their gaze on central bank...

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  1. May 12, 2015

    Fresh formats challenge Walmart in China

    Foreign big-box retailers have found the going extremely tough in China. Having flooded in over the past two decades seeking...

  2. March 2, 2015

    ECB meeting and US jobs define week ahead

    The end of earnings season will not provide a respite for equity investors and broader markets. Expect a busy week, with key...

  3. January 16, 2015

    US retailers stumble in Canada

    Less than two years after Target opened its first stores in Canada, the US retailer has found that its efforts north of the...

  4. January 15, 2015

    Best Buy blighted by gloomy sales outlook

    Best Buy was punished by investors on Thursday despite reporting strong holiday sales figures, as the electronics retailer...

  5. December 29, 2014

    Coffee chains brew robust future in China

    From Best Buy to B&Q, many foreign brands and business models have struggled in China. But perhaps the least likely western...

  6. December 4, 2014

    Best Buy sells rump of Chinese business

    Best Buy is selling the rump of its Chinese business to a mainland real estate group almost four years after the US...

  7. November 27, 2014

    US retailers prepare for Black Friday bumper sales

    US retailers are readying for bumper Black Friday sales by opening stores earlier than usual and carving into the time...

  8. November 20, 2014

    Best Buy jumps on stronger product cycles

    Best Buy was the best-performing stock on the US benchmark after the electronics retailer unexpectedly beat third-quarter...

  9. November 17, 2014

    Cheaper oil energises US consumer stocks

    One of this year’s most maligned stock market sectors has finally found its spark – helped by sliding oil prices. US...

  10. November 10, 2014

    Republicans signal demise of internet sales tax bill

    Bricks-and-mortar retailers have become the first US business group to be disappointed by Republicans since their midterm...

  11. October 27, 2014

    CVS and Rite Aid block Apple Pay mobile payments service

    Apple’s new mobile payments service has been blocked by US stores including CVS and Rite Aid that have signed up to a rival...

  12. September 11, 2014

    RadioShack: Last-drink saloon

    The last drink is always a mistake. The problem is that you never know which drink is the last until after its been drunk....

  13. September 11, 2014

    RadioShack in restructuring talks to avoid bankruptcy

    RadioShack, once the go-to destination for the latest technology gear and a staple of American malls, is in advanced...

  14. September 4, 2014

    PVH leads retail sector higher on ECB stimulus news

    Consumer discretionary stocks climbed on Thursday, buoyed by new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank and data...

  15. August 26, 2014

    Best Buy slump continues on weak sales

    Best Buy continued a year-long slump on Tuesday after it reported weaker than expected sales, as it struggles to compete...

  16. July 8, 2014

    The right capital structure for bricks and mortar retail?

    Lex recently wrote about the hurly-burly around PetSmart, the pet supply chain. An activist or two is keen for the company...

  17. May 15, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse deal with Dixons strengthens defences

    Sir Charles Dunstone has been in the vanguard of the electrical retail trade over the past two decades, managing to take...

  18. February 27, 2014

    Best Buy: Christmas surprise

    Take that, Best Buy grinches. Shares of the consumer electronics retailer collapsed in January when it said that the steep...

  19. February 27, 2014

    Best Buy and Sears repair work underway

    US electronics retailer Best Buy and department store Sears Holdings reported holiday quarter earnings that surpassed...

  20. February 24, 2014

    Once worst of enemies cosy up as Carphone courts Dixons

    They were the worst of enemies. Five years ago, the US’s Best Buy, in partnership with Carphone Warehouse, was plotting an...

  21. February 24, 2014

    Carphone Warehouse founder eyes Dixons tie-up

    Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Charles Dunstone, the founder and chairman of Carphone Warehouse, is looking to shake up the...

  22. January 16, 2014

    Best Buy: shrink to fit

    Respectable Christmas results, one might think, for a bricks and mortar retailer going head to head with Amazon in...

  23. January 16, 2014

    Best Buy’s holiday sales disappoint

    Best Buy saw almost 30 per cent wiped off its market capitalisation on Thursday after the US electronics retailer reported...

  24. December 27, 2013

    US bricks-and-mortar retailers seek online success

    When people buy more online, traditional retailers suffer – or so the well-worn narrative goes. The reality, however, is not...

  25. November 29, 2013

    US retail stocks in focus on Black Friday

    US retail stocks were in focus as investors attempted to get an early read on the strength of the holiday shopping season,...

  26. November 28, 2013

    US shoppers flock to holiday sales

    Americans began their holiday shopping earlier than ever on a Thanksgiving evening marked by family outings, heavily policed...

  27. November 27, 2013

    Early start to leave retailers seeing red

    US retailers will kick off holiday shopping earlier than ever this year on a day analysts have dubbed “Red Thursday” as...

  28. November 22, 2013

    US holiday shopping: blue Christmas

    It’s un-American. Or perhaps quintessentially American. The official kick-off for the US holiday shopping season used to be...

  29. November 20, 2013

    Retailers have high hopes for consoles

    Retailers that have endured a prolonged slump in video gaming sales are banking that Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s...

  30. November 19, 2013

    Best Buy plans aggressive price cuts

    Best Buy has said it will sacrifice profitability to match rivals’ discounts in the Christmas shopping season – in a further...

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    PDVSA eyes $4.5bn bond sale - but who will buy?

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    November 11, 2013

    Maduro guns for "overpriced" electronics - what next?

    First, he came for the toilet paper factory. Then, late on Friday, Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro seized a national...

  33. October 22, 2013

    Ebay buys same-day courier service

    Ebay is acquiring a same-day courier service based in London and overhauling its own website as it seeks to compete against...

  34. September 23, 2013

    Apple jumps on strong new iPhone sales

    Apple shares jumped on Monday morning in New York on reports of a strong first weekend for the company’s new iPhones, but US...

  35. August 28, 2013

    Amazon takes tax fight to Supreme Court

    Jeff Bezos’s Amazon is taking a high-stakes legal battle to the US Supreme Court, hiring one of Washington’s most prominent...

  36. August 20, 2013

    Best Buy / Barnes & Noble: on the chain gang

    Are there second acts in American retail? Tuesday’s earnings from Best Buy and Barnes & Noble – both of which are the last...

  37. August 20, 2013

    Consumer caution hits sales at US retailers

    The struggling US retailers JC Penney, Best Buy and Barnes & Noble reported falling sales and mixed progress in efforts to...

  38. August 20, 2013

    Eat, drink, man, woman, meatballs

    What modern institution in China provides food, housing, love and babysitting, all under one roof? The Communist party may...

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