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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

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Holds up the New iPad Air During an Apple Event in San Francisco, California
Apple Inc Q2 Earnings Predictions Reveal Low iPad Sales; Apple Celebrates Earth Day with Green-Themed Stores

By IBTimes AU

A day before Apple is due to reveal its earnings report for Q2 FY 2014, Fortune magazine has compiled the company's predictions from 37 analysts. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., IPAD, CLIMATE CHANGE

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 Specifications Surface Online; Tipped to Debut this Week
Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 Specifications Surface Online; Tipped to Debut this Week

By IBTimes IN

Last weekend, Micromax began teasing the company's upcoming flagship phablet Canvas Doodle 3, now the specifications of the device has surfaced online ahead of the official launch. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

HTC One (M8) India Priced Leaked; Tipped to Hit Stores This Month
HTC One (M8) India Price Revealed; Tipped to Hit Stores in Early May

By IBTimes IN

Taiwanese company's 2014 flagship smartphone HTC One's (M8) India price has been leaked just hours ahead of the official launch. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, INDIA, SMARTPHONE, SILVER, ANDROID, HTC

China IPO Promised Land Turns to Desert as Regulator Review Stokes Confusion
China IPO Promised Land Turns to Desert as Regulator Review Stokes Confusion

By Reuters

Dozens of Chinese companies have abandoned plans to list in the mainland this year, as confusion reigns among executives, bankers and investors over an opaque regulatory review that's clouding what was touted as a banner year for new stock debuts. (Apr 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SECURITIES LAW, INVESTMENT

Reliance Q4 Sales Rise, Refining Margin Narrows
Reliance Q4 Sales Rise, Refining Margin Narrows

By Reuters

Energy company Reliance Industries Ltd (RELI.NS) posted nearly flat fourth-quarter profits, in line with estimates, as a slimmer margin in its oil refining business offset higher revenue. (Apr 19)

MORE TOPICS: TELECOMS, INDIA, BP PLC, INVESTMENT

Facebook
Facebook to E-Money Attempt Could Challenge Retail Banks; Lessons From Yahoo

By IBTimes AU

Facebook eyeing the e-money or remittance service is still in the works seeing a glaring future at the right position to make a dramatic impact. (Apr 18)

MORE TOPICS: MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK, INDIA

Nexus 6 concept image
3 Confirmed Features for Nexus 6, LG G3 Release Date on July 2014? 2K Display, LG-Made CPU & New Android Camera App

By IBTimes AU

The rumoured Nexus 6 base-model on release date, the LG G3, will hit store shelves starting on July 2014, according to new reports, likely indicating too of an earlier touchdown for Google’s signature smartphone. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, SOUTH KOREA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Minecraft PS3 Gets Disc in May, Texture Packs Teased and Updates on Patch 1.05

By IBTimes AU

Minecraft PS3 is coming to retail disc in May, while another update may bring in at least two texture packs. Meanwhile, the patch 1.05 has already been released for the PS3 with fixes for a couple of issues. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Shoes are Displayed in the Nike Store in Santa Monica in This File Photo
Forbes: Nike's China Sales a Growing Concern

By IBTimes AU

Nike has shown good performance in overall sales and continues to gain growth worldwide. But the popular sports brand still faces a tough challenge with its projected sales in China. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN

Australia's ASX outshines Asian indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/16/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket closed above 5400pts, partly boosted by a slightly better than expected Chinese economic growth. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) jumped 0.6 per cent to 5412.6. On Monday the local market sank to three-week lows. Volume has been subdued due to public holidays. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, COPPER, INVESTMENT