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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

Destiny
‘Destiny’ DLC For PlayStation And Xbox: Future Missions, Strikes And Raids Revealed

By IBTimes AU

A glitch has unexpectedly revealed 13 new downloadable contents for the game that unfortunately only caters to high-level players. (1:32 pm)

Microsoft to Windows 8.1
Windows Insider Program: How to Get Windows 10 the Next Generation Operating System

By IBTimes AU

The new operating system Windows 10 will release in mid 2015. (9:25 am)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

By IBTimes AU

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots. (8:50 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TELECOMS, BROADBAND, TELSTRA

The Microsoft logo is seen in the northern German town of Hanover
Microsoft To Have Its Own Retail Outlet in Manhattan

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft to have a full sized retail store that will sell all Microsoft products and third party software’s in Manhattan. (8:24 am)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, NEW YORK

Alibaba
Alibaba is the Next Google, Here's Why

By IBTimes AU

Alibaba's IPO made it one of the most valuable companies in the world. The Chinese giant debuted in the United States with a bang threatening different types of retail players. However, apart from the e-commerce industry, some analysts see Aliba... (5:18 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, EMERGING MARKETS

Alibaba
Alibaba Earns $9,000 Every Second for Each Customer, Alibaba Taking Amazon by Storm

By IBTimes AU

Alibaba's IPO shocked the world getting a valuation beyond Facebook's worth. Many analysts believe that the company poses a threat to many major Silicon Valley players because of its network group. (4:18 pm)

MORE TOPICS: STORM

Kendall Jenner Models A Tommy Hilfiger Spring/Summer 2015 Collection During New York Fashion Week
Kendall Jenner Dons Another Daring Outfit For Sonia Rykiel At Paris Fashion Week

By IBTimes AU

Kendall Jenner has once again showed off her enviable figure and a little bit more for the Sonia Rykiel show. Strutting her stuff on the Paris Fashion Show, the 18-year old model donned a daring criss-cross dress that showed off her under boobs. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, FASHION WEEK, KIM KARDASHIAN

Television Personalities and Sisters Khloe, Kourtney and Kim Kardashian Arrive at the 2014 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood
Kardashian Sisters Collaborate With Younger Brother Rob For Arthur George Sock Party At DASH Miami

By IBTimes AU

Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian's DASH store in Miami hosted a trunk show for their brother Rob's sock line. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Xie Enwei, General Manager Of Management And Operations Of Microsoft In China, Speaks During The Presentation Of The Xbox One By Microsoft As Part Of ChinaJoy 2014 China Digital Entertainment Expo And Conference In Shanghai
‘Forza Horizon 2’ v. ‘Driveclub’: Check Out The 15-Minute Gameplay, Unlockable Bonuses And Final Build Footage

By IBTimes AU

New gameplay trailers have been released for “Forza Horizon 2” and “Driveclub.” (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, SAMSUNG, COURT, AUSTRALIA

Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey speaks during the B20 Summit in Sydney July 18, 2014.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey Questions High Price of iPhone 6, Other Goods in Australia

By IBTimes AU

Australia Treasurer Joe Hockey seeks to find out the truth from the Tax Office and asks the tax commissioner to explain why Australians pay more for the same gadgets and goods their American counterparts buy. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, AUSTRALIA