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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

The iPhone 6 And The iPhone 6 Plus Are Shown During An Apple Event At The Flint Center In Cupertino
$50 Price Cut On iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus And 50 Percent Discount Available On Galaxy Note 4, HTC One M8, Droid Turbo, And More With Verizon

By IBTimes AU

Verizon is offering attractive discounts on Androids smartphones and new iPhones. Read on to know more. (2:30 pm)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, WAL-MART, SAMSUNG, SONY, ANDROID, HTC

People Walk Past the Playstation and Xbox Booths at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, Known as E3, in Los Angeles
'Lords Of The Fallen 2' In Development

By IBTimes AU

A sequel to the hit rpg "Lords of the Fallen" is on the way. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

Metro Police Officers Are Shown Outside Walmart
Wal-Mart Is Offering Massive Discounts On iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5S, Galaxy S5 And More

By IBTimes AU

Wal-Mart is giving attractive discounts on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy S5. Read on to know more. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, WAL-MART, SAMSUNG, CYBER MONDAY

A stack of Australian one dollar coins stand on a U.S. one dollar note in this photo illustration taken in Sydney July 27, 2011. Australian consumer prices rose by more than expected last quarter while underlying inflation proved alarmingly high, reviving
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 19, 2014

By Bellfx

The Australian Dollar has made back some of yesterday's post FOMC losses, currently trading around 0.8160. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL SALES, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, BANK OF JAPAN

South Korean tourists (L-R) Heemok Ann, Eunyi Ji, and Mijung Jung take their own picture in front of the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington after the U.S. government shutdown, October 1, 2013. The U.S. government began a partial shutdown on T
If ‘Selfie’ Was The Word Of The Year In 2013, Selfie Stick Is Top Christmas Gift In 2014

By IBTimes AU

It's not really a very high-tech product, but the selfie stick is tipped to become the top-selling Christmas gift of 2014 in Australia, retail experts said, beating other electronic gadgets such as fitness wristbands, cameras and game consoles. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, SMARTPHONE

Michelle Young arrives at The Royal Courts of Justice in London April 13, 2011.
Noelle Reno Likens Death of Boyfriend Scot Young To Losing A ‘Best Friend’

By IBTimes AU

Noelle Reno mourns the death of her fiance Scot Young. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: SETTLEMENT, LONDON

Instagram Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Kevin Systrom smiles during the launch of a new service named Instagram Direct in New York December 12, 2013. Photo-sharing service Instagram unveiled a new feature on Thursday to let people send images and
Instagram Rolls Out Five New Filters Including Aden, Crema, Ludwig, Perpetua And Slumber For Better Photos [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

These new photo filters are part of the Instagram Android version 6.12.0 and Instagram iOS version 6.4.0. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, ANDROID

Australian one dollar coins surround a U.S. one dollar note in this photo illustration taken in Sydney July 27, 2011. Australian consumer prices rose by more than expected last quarter while underlying inflation proved alarmingly high, reviving pressure f
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 18, 2014

By Bellfx

The Australian Dollar has dipped suddenly to USD 0.8120 following headlines the FOMC had dropped the "considerable time" phrase with respect to its guidance on interest rates, and instead deciding it could be "patient in beginning to normalise" policy. (Dec 18)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL SALES, GDP, AUSTRALIA

The February 4 and 5 curves are seen at the board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in central Sydney February 5, 2010. Australian shares fell 2.8 percent on Friday to their level lowest in five months, as investors fled from riskier assets on f
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon December 16, 2014

By Comsec

Losses worsened this afternoon with Australian shares falling by 0.7 per cent and closing at a fresh two-month lows in the process. The ASX 200 Index lost 0.7 per cent with both mining and energy industries slumping by around 2 per cent. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, COPPER, TRADE BALANCE

A Canada Post employee delivers mail in Ottawa December 11, 2013. Canada's postal service will phase out urban home delivery within five years and hike the cost of postage stamps to try to stem soaring losses, the post office said on Wednesday. REUTE
Cyber Monday Increasingly Influencing Canadian Holiday Shopping Habits -- Canada Post

By IBTimes AU

Canadians have been seen to be planning more and more their online retail shopping during Black Friday/Cyber Monday. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: CYBER MONDAY