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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

An illustration picture shows application icons on an Apple Ipad tablet held by a woman in Bordeaux, Southwestern France
Australia's Tech Sector Outperforms US and UK with App Development Generating Billions

By IBTimes AU

Australia's technology sector has outperformed the United States and the UK. (9:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., AUSTRALIA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Nemesis DLC Release Date For Call of Duty Ghosts Xbox

By IBTimes AU

"Nemesis," the final DLC of "Call of Duty: Ghosts," will wrap up its run on Xbox 360 and Xbox One next week. (5:34 pm)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT

This undated handout photograph shows a field of wheat growing near Bruce Rock in Western Australia.
5 Things Australia Imports from China

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

With the many import scandals involving China in other countries, should Australia be concerned? (12:09 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MANUFACTURING, AUSTRALIA

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini: Android Smartphone Release Date in UK Stores Confirmed on August 7

By IBTimes AU

After getting released Russia and Germany last July, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini is now headed to the retail stores in the United Kingdom. The South Korean technology giant announced that the mini version is scheduled to be released on Aug. 7, 2014. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, UNITED KINGDOM, SAMSUNG, GERMANY, RUSSIA, SMARTPHONE

The Apple logo.
Top 4 Reasons Why iPhone 6 Will Hit Big Soon After its Sept 2014 Release Date

By IBTimes AU

The excitement sparked by the fast-approaching iPhone 6 release date this 2014 prompted many analysts to declare this early that Apple has another blockbuster in the making with the next iPhone refresh. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, ANDROID

Dow Jones
Shanghai Stock Exchange Will Not Extend Trading Hours

By IBTimes AU

Trading at the Shanghai Stock Exchange will remain from 9:30 to 11:30 am and 1 to 3 pm. The Chinese bourse has little chance of extending its trading hours to match Hong Kong's, which ends at 4 pm and has just a one-hour lunch break from 12 noon to 1 pm. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY

Euro and U.S. dollar banknotes
Australian Dollar Outlook - 30 July 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar is slightly lower amid more signs the US economy is improving. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, FEDERAL RESERVE, RETAIL SALES, GDP, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

New York Stock Exchange
Markets With P/E Ratios & Dividend Yields Better Than the U.S.

By IBTimes AU

The planned opening of the Saudi Arabian stock market by early 2015 is an invitation for retail and institutional investors to go beyond national borders when buying stocks. (Jul 30)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, ORACLE, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer answers questions at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Bellevue, Washington in this file photo taken November 19, 2013.
Xbox One News: Games with Gold for August Announced; Updates for Progress in China

By IBTimes AU

August’s Games with Gold has been announced ahead of the PS Plus’ offerings. The Xbox One is also progressing into China as its September release date nears. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, GOLD, BROADBAND, SONY, ANDROID

Chicken
El Pollo Loco Shareprice Up 33% on 1st Day of Trading

By IBTimes AU

Share prices of El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc (Nasdaq: LOCO) increased by over 33% on its first day of trading on Friday, July 25, pointing to another hot stock for retail investors to look into. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: MORGAN STANLEY, NYSE, CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA, NEW JERSEY, INVESTMENT