Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:19 AM EST

Retail

 

Retailing consists of the sale of goods or merchandise from a very fixed location, such as a department store, boutique or kiosk, or by mail, in small or individual lots for direct consumption by the purchaser.Retailing may include subordinated services, such as delivery. Purchasers may be individuals or businesses.

 

In commerce, a "retailer" buys goods or products in large quantities from manufacturers or importers, either directly or through a wholesaler, and then sells smaller quantities to the end-user. Retail establishments are often called shops or stores. Retailers are at the end of the supply chain. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Tesco, M&S and Morrison sales disappoint

Jan 09 - Financial Times

Mothercare shares plunge on warning

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Steep December fall in UK shop prices

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Car dealer with fast acceleration

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Topps Tiles and Dunelm see mixed results

Jan 08 - Financial Times

Festive online UK sales hit record

Jan 06 - Financial Times

Pravin Rao is new star at Infosys

Jan 04 - The Times of India

Articles About Retail

TV personality Kim Kardashian walks in the street in Paris
Kim Kardashian Attends Gallery Opening In A Sexy Top Amid Nude Photo Scandal

By IBTimes AU

Leaked nude photos or not, Kim Kardashian is stepping out in her signature cleavage baring style as she attends Carole Bayer Sagers solo exhibit opening (7:01 pm)

MORE TOPICS: KIM KARDASHIAN, CHEVRON

Khloe, Kourtney And Kim Kardashian Arrive At The 2014 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party In West Hollywood
Kim Kardashian Admits Using Instagram To Find Inspiration For Kardashian Kollection Designs

By IBTimes AU

Kim Kardashian is promoting the latest Kardashian Kollection releases and reveals the process behind designing the line with her sisters. (6:31 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, KIM KARDASHIAN, LONDON

The Apple Logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store At A Shopping District In Tokyo
Student Kicked Out And Warned For Getting Arrested After Waiting in iPhone 6 Queue For More Than 24 Hours

By IBTimes AU

A 24 year old student from China named Anna was forced to leave the iPhone 6 queue after coming out of the line and creating commotion. (1:27 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, AUSTRALIA, TELSTRA, OPTUS, SMARTPHONE

New Apple iPhone 6 Plus is seen during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino
Apple Inc (AAPL) Stock Surge Expected Soon as Analysts Predict iPhone Opening Weekend Sales

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc (AAPL) is predicted to have a strong opening sales weekend in retail stores around the world. Some analysts projected lower sales figures due to limited supplies and high demand. (12:27 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., WELLS FARGO, CHINA

Destiny
‘Destiny' Launch Sales: Activision Clarifies Figure, Promises New Experiences For Xbox And PS4

By IBTimes AU

A total amount of $325 in sales was earned on the first week with gamers engaged in 100 hours of gameplay. (Sep 19)

MasterCard and VISA credit cards
Canada Consumer Alert: Costco No Longer Accepting American Express Cards Starting Jan 1

By IBTimes AU

American Express cards will no longer be accepted at Costco Canada stores starting 2015. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: AMERICAN EXPRESS

Visitors Play Video Games On Xbox At The Microsoft Exhibition Stand During The Gamescom 2014 Fair In Cologne
Xbox One Exclusives ‘Killer Instinct Season 2,’ ‘Scalebound’ and ‘D4’ Get Sneak Previews

By IBTimes AU

Three Xbox One exclusives, “Scalebound,” “Killer Instinct: Season 2” and “D4” have received updates at the Tokyo Game Show 2014. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT

The Apple logo.
3 Signs Apple iPhone 6 Could be in Short Supply Following its Sept 19 Release Date

By IBTimes AU

In spite of assurances from Apple, the likelihood of serious stock outs immediately after the iPhone 6 release date on September 19 appears to be increasing. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, MANUFACTURING

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the Apple Watch during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014.
Apple Watch: 18-Karat Gold Premium Smartwatch Edition To Be Priced At $5000--Reports

By IBTimes AU

Apple Watch Edition which is made of pure 18-karat gold will reportedly come out with a price tag of $5000. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, SONY

Global stock market indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 18, 2014

By Comsec

Despite a firmer start this morning, the Australian sharemarket is trading at its lowest level since 2 July at lunch. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is below the key 5400pt mark, is down for the seventh day and this is the worst week for local markets in 15 months. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RIO TINTO