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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

LG G Watch R To Be Available Globally Starting With Europe, North America And Asia Through Retail Sites And Play Store

By IBTimes AU

The LG G Watch R will be available for purchase in European countries, North America, Asia and others through retail sites and Play Store in November. (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Lemons, Smirnoff Vodka And Gordon's Gin Are Displayed At A Tesco Extra Supermarket.
Tesco Facing Crisis After Chairman Quits Citing Accounting Scandal In The Retail Giant

By IBTimes AU

Retail sector throws up sudden twists as new format stores can upset any well run chain. (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS

Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 21, 2013

By Comsec

Australian shares faded this afternoon to end a touch lower for the first time in six days. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) fell by 0.1 per cent following the 0.9 per cent improvement on Monday. Better than expected Chinese economic news initially boosted markets and currencies at 1pm AEDT. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, EXISTING HOME SALES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, QANTAS

A man is reflected as he walks past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected the offer o
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday October 21, 2013

By Comsec

Australian shares are higher for the sixth straight day with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) up 0.2 per cent at lunch. Despite the strong run local stocks remain 6 per cent below September highs and are treading water ahead of Chinese data this afternoon. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, QANTAS

Apple CEO Tim Cook wears the Apple Watch and shows the iPhone 6 Plus during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino
iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus Sales To Reach 62 Million In The Last Quarter of 2014

By IBTimes AU

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster and Wall Street claims that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone sales are going to cross 60 million mark in Q4 2014. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, SMARTPHONE

Android mascots are lined up
2 Confirmed Google Nexus 6 Killer Features: Android Lollipop’s Ambient Display & Gmail 5.0

By IBTimes AU

Reasons are aplenty why the giant Nexus 6 is a good buy on its early November 2014 release date but two more killer Android Lollipop features have emerged that should convince shoppers to include the phablet on their Black Friday and Christmas shopping lists. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: ANDROID

TV personality Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West arrive at a fashion designer workshop in Paris May 21, 2014. U.S. television personality Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West will celebrate their wedding in Florence on May 24, an official from the mayo
Wall Street Journal Fashion Editor Disses Kardashian Kollection As Tacky And Cheap In New Book

By IBTimes AU

"Hijacking The Runway: How Celebrities Are Stealing the Spotlight From Fashion Designers" by Teri Agins disses the reality star's collection and how her family has taken over the fashion scene in so many ways. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, FASHION WEEK, KIM KARDASHIAN, JENNIFER LOPEZ

A doctor checks a miner, rescued from a gold mine affected by a landslide
Medibank IPO Seeks To Raise $4.8B Capital, Biggest Share Launch In Asia For 2014

By IBTimes AU

Medibank Private, the largest health insurer in Australia, is targeting to raise $4.8 billion fresh capital with its initial public offering (IPO). (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLDMAN SACHS, AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK, TELSTRA, INVESTMENT

A man loads a table to the back of a truck as he removes his belongings from his flooded house near the Paraguay river in Asuncion, June 9, 2014. The National Emergency Secretary estimates that about 20,000 families are affected by the flooding of the cou
65 Deaths In 1 Year Make Jobs In Transport & Storage Sector Most Dangerous In Australia

By IBTimes AU

A study by Australian comparison Web site lifeinsurancefinder.com.au found that jobs in the trucking, postal and warehousing sectors were the most dangerous. The basis of the finding was 65 transport and storage workers were killed while on the job in the past 12 months. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon October 20, 2014

By Comsec

Australian stocks maintained earlier gains to close higher for the fifth consecutive trading session. Gains in excess of 1 per cent for the miners, banks, industrials, consumer discretionary and property trusts pushed the market higher. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) improved by 0.9 per cent or 47. (Oct 20)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, WESTPAC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, QANTAS