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      UK retail: orders placed with suppliers fall 'sharply' - CBI

      Retailers in Britain are clearly feeling nervous. Orders placed by retailers with their suppliers have fallen at the...

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      No sign of Brexit effect at Topps Tiles

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      Card Factory bemoans falling high street footfall

      Sales growth at greeting card retailer Card Factory slowed in the last quarter, as the group bemoaned a drop in...

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      Kingfisher sales lifted by British tradesmen

      Tradesmen in the UK and strong demand in Poland have helped DIY retailer Kingfisher to post a “solid” 3.6 per cent...

    3. May 21, 2016

      Tesco bank chief faces questions over £18,000 taxi bill

      Benny Higgins, chief executive of Tesco Bank, could have some explaining to do after it emerged that he spent £18,000...

    4. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Moss Bros clocks smart sales rise

      Moss Bros racked up a decent rise in like-for-like sales in the 15 weeks to May 14, as a decent showing from both suit...

    5. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Japan department store sales dragged down by electronics

      The contraction of Japanese department store sales intensified in April as more durable consumer goods sat idle in...

    6. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Markets to slip on rate speculation

      Growing speculation about a June rate rise from the Federal Reserve has weighed on markets this week and looks set to...

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      May 19, 2016

      Gap cut to junk by S&P

      Standard & Poor’s cut Gap’s credit rating into junk territory late on Thursday, following a similar move last week by...

    8. May 19, 2016

      Thomas Cook shares fall as terror fears hit bookings

      Thomas Cook’s shares fell 19 per cent to a three-year low on Thursday after the UK-based travel group warned full-year...

    9. May 19, 2016

      Asda price cuts fail to stem sliding sales

      UK supermarket Asda posted its seventh consecutive quarter of declining sales on Thursday, as the Walmart-owned chain...

    10. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Philadelphia manufacturing continues retreat in May

      More decidedly mixed US economic data to digest for investors trying to gauge the strength of the US economy this...

    11. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Asda racks up seventh quarter of falling sales

      Life is not getting any easier for Asda, the UK supermarket chain owned by Walmart, as it posted its seventh...

    12. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Walmart surges on sales and earnings beat

      Small is beautiful. A sharp improvement in its key US business, led by its smaller-format Neighborhood Markets stores,...

    13. May 19, 2016

      Strong growth in retail sales dispels gloom around UK economy

      Much stronger than expected growth in retail sales has provided a rare bright spot in an otherwise gloomy UK economic...

    14. May 19, 2016

      Young’s & Co shows spirit of good cheer as gin drinking grows

      Pub operator Young & Co’s full-year sales were given a tonic by a steep increase in demand for gin and sparkling wine,...

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      May 19, 2016

      Sales slide at Mitchells & Butlers

      Pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers reported a dip in like-for-like sales in its half-year results, as a...

    16. May 18, 2016

      Marston’s switch to food and premium beer pays off

      Marston’s, the UK brewer and pub operator, has reported double-digit revenue growth and rising profits, as its attempts...

    17. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Market expectations for December Fed rate rise jump

      An interest rate rise from the Federal Reserve is back on the cards this year. Only two weeks ago, market expectations...

    18. May 18, 2016

      Matalan founder John Hargreaves among bidders for BHS

      The founder of Matalan, the discount clothing chain, is among the bidders for BHS, the department store chain that...

    19. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Upper Crust operator bumps up profits, but terror impact lingers

      SSP Group, which runs outlets such as Upper Crust selling sandwiches and snacks to travelers , has cranked out a 41.5...

    20. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Wall St retreats as Fed rate rise back in focus

      US stocks were in retreat and yields on two-year US Treasuries advanced on Tuesday after a spat of new data on...

    21. May 17, 2016

      Premier Foods serves up rise in profit and sales

      Premier Foods, the target of a recent takeover approach by US spice-maker McCormick, said it had “a strong future” as...

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      May 17, 2016

      US manufacturing bounces back in April

      US manufacturing production bounced back in April, rising for the first time in three months as demand from the auto...

    23. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Bargain hunters help TJX buck retail gloom

      TJX withstood the glum trend among department store operators and apparel retailers to delivered another set of blowout...

    24. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      US inflation hits highest since Feb 2013

      Inflation has accelerated to a three-year high on the back of rising fuel and food prices in the US economy. Consumer...

    25. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Home Depot raises 2016 guidance

      Some investors may be worrying about the outlook for the US economy but American consumers are still willing to loosen...

    26. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Hang Seng, Japan lead gains for Asian markets

      Asian markets outside mainland China were enjoying a solid start to the week, with Japanese shares putting in a good...

    27. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      JC Penney pares its losses — here's why

      JC Penney shares that plunged 15 per cent in early trading — after the department store chain lowered its gross margin...

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      May 13, 2016

      US retail sales climb most in a year

      A bit of good news for those who have been fretting about the state of US consumer spending. US retail sales grew the...

    29. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      JC Penney cuts gross margin outlook, shares miss

      JC Penney shares fell sharply in early trading after the department store chain in the midst of a turnaround became the...

    30. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      US stocks poised for lower open

      US stocks are poised to decline for a third consecutive day as investors eye retail sales figures and consumer...

    31. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Nordstrom slashes profit outlook, shares tumble

      First Macy’s, then Kohl’s and now Nordstrom. Seattle-based Nordstrom becoming the latest department store to disappoint...

    32. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Ralph Lauren shares rise on profit beat

      The sales slide at Ralph Lauren continued apace during the first three months of this year. However, better than...

    33. May 12, 2016

      SuperGroup shares soar on sales jump

      Shares in British fashion retailer SuperGroup bounced 13 per cent on Thursday, after the company behind the Superdry...

    34. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Kohl's latest US retailer to warn on tough trading

      More grim news for US retailers. Kohl’s has become the latest department store operator to warn over tough trading...

    35. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      SuperGroup shares soar 13 per cent

      UK fashion brand SuperGroup is riding high this morning, with shares soaring by as much as 13 per cent at the opening...

    36. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Sales jump, but retailer Zalando takes hit to profits

      Zalando posted another quarter of double-digit sales growth this morning, but pre-tax profits at the German online...

    37. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      SuperGroup grows sales with push into Europe

      Sales at SuperGroup, the British fashion retailer behind the Superdry brand, jumped by more than 11 per cent last year...

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      May 11, 2016

      Sir Philip Green: Regulators aware of BHS sale

      Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has attacked as “incorrect” evidence given to a parliamentary committee investigating...

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