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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

Television personality Rob Kardashian
Arthur George By Rob Kardashian Now Available In Colette Paris

By IBTimes AU

The Kardashian siblings are touching as many bases as possible when it comes to fashion and retail. Rob Kardashian's sock line, Arthur George, is reportedly now available for customers in France. (8:46 pm)

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Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon August 29, 2014

By Comsec

Buyers and sellers exchanged blows over the course of the session on Friday. Buyers were able to land the final blow which allowed the ASX 200 to end the day with a gain of 1.5 points. The month has yielded a similar outcome in terms of scale, with the index losing 0. (7:00 pm)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, MANAGEMENT, RIO TINTO

File photo of Apple logo inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo
Apple iWatch is iPhone 6 Accessory on Sept 19 Release Date: 6 Confirmed Specs & Features

By IBTimes AU

The Apple invites have been sent out, essentially confirming that the iPhone 6 grand introduction is on September 9 2014 and most likely one week after the most-awaited release date of the device will happen. (1:23 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SMARTPHONE, SILVER

Al Gore
Former U.S. VP Al Gore Backs Ovo Energy by Investing £8 Million Before IPO

By IBTimes AU

Showing that he practices what he preaches, green advocate and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore invested £8 million in Ovo Energy. The investment comes before one of the fastest-growing new power suppliers in the UK launches its initial public offe... (9:24 am)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, AL GORE, E.ON, NEW JERSEY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, MANAGEMENT

An Apple Employee Waves A Rainbow Flag Before Marching In The San Francisco.
iPhone 6 Release Date Update: 4.7-Inch Model Scores 65.8% In Screen-To-Size Ratio; A Surprise Entry Scales Top Spot [List Attached]

By IBTimes AU

Upcoming Apple iPhone 6 scores a not-so-impressive screen-to-size ratio. Check out other phones' scores. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE, SONY

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California
Apple iPhone 6 Released Date Approaches: Leaked Images Are Showed Up

By IBTimes AU

The Apple iPhone 6 releasing date is fast approaching and the most recent rumor indicates that the handset is all set to get announced on September (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SAMSUNG, MALI, ANDROID

Four thousand U.S. dollars are counted out by a banker
Study Shows Gap Between What Advisors Say and What Resonates with Investors

By IBTimes AU

A new study by Pershing Square, a unit of BNY Mellon company, showed that an effective value proposition strengthens audience connections and fosters growth, yet many advisors have had little objective guidance in formulating such statements until now. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: NEW JERSEY, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT

A man looks at an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei average (top C) and various countries' stock indices, as passers-by walk past outside a brokerage in Tokyo April 16, 2014.
Tokyo Encourages Kids to Invest in Stock Market With Tax-Free Incentives

By IBTimes AU

Japan is encouraging its young people to invest in the stock market through a plan to expand an existing tax-free investment program that targets citizens aged 20 and above. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, BANK OF JAPAN, NEW JERSEY, INVESTMENT

Alibaba
Studies Suggest Chinese E-Commerce Market to Outpace U.S. Soon

By IBTimes AU

A study by business consultant McKinsey & Co brought out the possibility that China's e-commerce market would soon outpace that of the U.S. very soon. It forecasts that the Chinese market will grow between $420 billion and $650 billion by 2020. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY, INVESTMENT

A runner kisses the finish line after completing the 118th Boston Marathon in Boston
Chicago Marathon Brings Over $253 Million in Business

By IBTimes AU

An independent study found that the Bank of America Chicago Marathon by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Regional Economics Applications Laboratory continues to be a key economic driver and contributes an estimated $253. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: BANK OF AMERICA, NEW JERSEY, INVESTMENT