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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

iPhone 6
Pricey iPhone 6 on Release Date Likely but with 3X Retina Resolution & Mobile Payment Service – Reports

By IBTimes AU

Touted as a major makeover from the iPhone 5S, it appears that the iPhone 6 on release date will not come cheap as sticker price of the upcoming device could easily start at premium point. (2:43 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, AMERICAN EXPRESS

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014.
Amazon is Google’s Next Big Threat, Twitch Can Kill YouTube if Amazon Plays it Right

By IBTimes AU

Google, Twitch and YouTube nearly hit it off until the merger dissipated. Amazon saw the opportunity and wants to go in for the kill. The retail giant is reportedly acquiring Twitch for $970 million. The company will not operate the video platform separately. (9:07 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ADVERTISING

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off his company's new Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, Washington June 18, 2014.
Amazon vs Google with New Twitch Deal, YouTube about to Have a Rival

By IBTimes AU

Amazon and Google have become increasingly competitive as the two companies make their move on each other's turf. Amazon has been working on a new ad strategy that can give Google's Adwords a run for its money. (8:17 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ADVERTISING

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California
Sept 19 iPhone 6 Release Date Firms Up as iWatch Rollout Delayed to Jan 2015 – Reports

By IBTimes AU

It is likely that the iPhone 6 release date on September 19 will happen as reported but Apple fans wanting to flaunt the new smartphone with its iWatch accessory come Christmas 2014 could be in for a bit of disappointment, according to a new report. (Aug 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SMARTPHONE

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. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

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. (Aug 29)

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. (Aug 29)

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... (Aug 29)

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