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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

Patients sit together outside a hospital after they were evacuated following an earthquake in Acapulco, in Guerrero state, April 18, 2014. The powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out int
Biggest Australian IPO in 4 Years as Healthscope Could Raises $2.12 Billion

By IBTimes AU

The planned initial public offering (IPO) of Healthscope is expected to raise for the second-largest hospital operator in Australia $2.12 billion with private equity giants TPG Capital Management and Carlyle Group reportedly pricing the shares at $1. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT

Arab Stock Market
$530-Billion Saudi Arabia Stock Market to Open to Foreign Investors in 2015

By IBTimes AU

The $530-billion Saudi Arabia stock exchange plans to open its doors to foreign investors for the first time in 2015. The move aims to reduce the kingdom's dependence on oil revenue and bring in more international investments. (Jul 25)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, NEW JERSEY, MANAGEMENT, EMERGING MARKETS, CREDIT SUISSE, INVESTMENT

Nokia Lumia 530 (Dual-Sim) Spotted in a Retailer Site; Specifications and Features Listed—Reports

By IBTimes AU

Microsoft has not spoken a word about the upcoming Nokia Lumia 530 smartphone, thus far. However, a retail outlet in Vietnam has already listed the unofficial Nokia Lumia 530 on its site. The site also states the device will be offered in five differ... (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, FCC, EMERGING MARKETS, SMARTPHONE, SONY, HTC

Westpac ATM
CBA, NAB, Westpac in Fixed Rate War Offering Below 5% Interest

By IBTimes AU

Three of the big four banks in Australia cut their fixed interest rates on Wednesday to below 5 per cent as part of a rate war among the lenders. The rate war provides borrowers the opportunity to enjoy record-low interest rates on the long term. (Jul 24)

MORE TOPICS: WESTPAC, AUSTRALIA

Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft's Xbox Division and Microsoft Studios, Speaks During the Xbox E3 Media Briefing at USC's Galen Center in Los Angeles
Upcoming Games For Xbox One 2014

By IBTimes AU

Xbox One updates this coming August will feature Social and Sharing, 3D Blu-ray, Mobile Purchases and New Notifications that will be available on Xbox One's upcoming games this 2014. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, COURT

File photo of Apple logo inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo
The IBM and Apple Merger: Will it Spell Trouble to Rival Companies

By IBTimes AU

Two tech world giants, Apple and IBM recently decided to partner up on a project and expand their market. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, IBM, APPLE INC., MANAGEMENT

A Canadian flag waves in front of a Blackberry logo at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo, September 23, 2013.    REUTERS/Mark Blinch
BlackBerry vs Samsung Stock: Which Is a Better Buy?

By IBTimes AU

Canadian phonemaker BlackBerry is on a rebound. After being dismissed as a has-been company and anticipated to die soon, the Waterloo-based tech firm appears not only for a recovery but even growth. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, NEW JERSEY, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE

PlayStation 4 Controller is Displayed at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, Known as E3, in Los Angeles
PS4 Firmware Update 1.74 is Out, Next Will Bring Media Playback; Possibility of Crash Bandicoot and Jak 4

By IBTimes AU

The PS4 firmware update 1.74 is now out, with another one expected to bring in new features. Also, Naughty Dog talks about the existing possibility for old games like "Crash Bandicoot" and "Jak 4. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SONY, ANDROID

Safety in Paradise’ video by Air New Zealand.
New Zealand Minister Announces Web Site for Scrapping Outdated Rules

By IBTimes AU

Paula Bennett, the Local Government minister in New Zealand has called for innovative steps to ensure public participation in undoing archaic rules and regulations, reports NZ Herald. The reformist minister hit out at the hard rules choking citizens ... (Jul 22)

People are pictured at the Dubai International Financial Centre in this November 10, 2013 file photo
Water Slide Taller Than Niagara Falls and Dubai's Mall of The World - Technology's Next Step In Promoting Tourism

By IBTimes AU

Schlitterbahn Kansas City water park opened the largest water slide on July 10 and Dubai's "city within a city" inspired mall is said to open on 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Road. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, TNT