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Competition regulator could investigate Sainsbury's Home Retail takeover

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The competition regulator is considering launching an investigation into the £1.4bn takeover by Sainsbury's of Home Retail Group. The Competition and Markets Authority has set a deadline of 13 June for comments on the deal's likely effects on consumers.
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ZTE is opening 23 retail stores this year to boost phone sales

The Verge - ‎1 hour ago‎
The tech retail model was popularized in 2001 by Apple, which has used its stores to establish an iconic presence in many of the world's biggest cities.

North East retail training programme expands to serve up best job opportunities

ChronicleLive - ‎11 hours ago‎
A pre-employment retail training programme that has helped over 200 people into work is expanding to provide further opportunities in hospitality.
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Dollar Stores Shine in Retail Tumult

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“We are part of what I consider, in this economic environment, the most attractive sector in retail,” said Bob Sasser, CEO of Dollar Tree, the second-largest dollar store chain after Dollar General.
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Chico's, Abercrombie add to the retail wreck

CNBC - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The retail collision continued Thursday, with shares of Chico's and Abercrombie sliding in the wake of worse-than-expected quarterly results.
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Big Lots Extends Run of Discount Chains Outshining Retail Peers

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
Big Lots Inc. surged as much as 15 percent in early trading after earnings crushed estimates, extending a run of discount chains outperforming higher-priced peers.

Flight Centre defies price fall and expands retail footprint

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Flight Centre managing director Graham Turner, who issued a profit downgrade this week, has said that as part of its "physical journey" Flight Centre has invested significantly in its network to "improve the retail experience for customers". In ...
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Retail sales rise as consumers splash out on electrical goods

Irish Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Retail sales rose by 0.8 per cent in April as consumers splashed out on electrical goods and home décor. The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate retail sales have risen by 5.1 per cent year-on-year. When volatile motor ...
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Why Amazon is the king of innovation: Online retail mastery

ZDNet - ‎11 hours ago‎
Whether or not retail is doing well is really a matter of perspective. If you're Apple, with per-square-foot revenue more than double any other retailer, you're doing well. If you're Walmart, with a seemingly small one percent growth in the last ...

ABQ gains momentum on retail front

Albuquerque Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
“I'd say Albuquerque is gaining a little bit of momentum,” said Jim Dountas of CBRE, adding that retailers who have a presence in surrounding states have started looking closer at New Mexico.

Prohibition on Formula Retail Likely for Polk, but with a Big Twist

SocketSite - ‎9 hours ago‎
If the Planning Department's recommendation is heeded by the Commission next week, the language of the proposed Polk Street Neighborhood Commercial District (NCD) formula retail prohibition will be amended to prohibit Formula Retail uses over 5,000 ...

Why is retail so bleak?

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
The easy target - for some good reason - is the hotting up of competition in retail. Aldi and Costco are taking it to the grocers, with lower prices and more stores.

Global Retail Thought Leaders to Converge at 6th Annual RetailNext Executive Forum

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences at brick-and-mortar retail stores, today announced it will host its sixth annual RetailNext ...
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Consumer confidence remains negative as 'Brexit gremlins' take hold

Retail Week - ‎19 hours ago‎
Consumer confidence remained in negative territory in May as “Brexit gremlins” continued to play on the minds of British shoppers.
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Retail Roundup: Which Stocks Are Bargain Buys? - ‎9 hours ago‎
However, given last month's unseasonably cold weather, I'd like to propose a new saying: “Cold April days kept shoppers at bay.

Nadji Cites Housing's 'Ripple Effect' on Retail - ‎15 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES—With ICSC's RECon conference in the offing, Hessam Nadji, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap, offered his insights into the retail landscape on a recent segment of CNBC's Squawk Box. On the one hand, the Thought ...
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Canada Goose to open its first retail stores in Toronto and NYC - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Iconic Canadian brand Canada Goose, known for its popular luxury outerwear, said Thursday it plans to open its first retail stores this autumn. The company said it will open its flagship outlets in Toronto's Yorkdale Shopping Centre in October, and in ...

Green light for student flats and shop development near East Kilbride retail park

Scottish Daily Record - ‎15 hours ago‎
Proposals to build student flats and retail units next to the St James Centre have been given the green light. The detailed application from CVO Ltd went before South Lanarkshire Council's Planning Committee.

Brick-And-Mortar Retail Doing Solid Business, Mall Landlords Say

Investor's Business Daily - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bleak earnings forecasts from department-store companies, including Macy's (M) and Nordstrom (JWN), along with bankruptcy filings by firms such as Sports Authority and teen-clothing chain Aeropostale, have rattled investors in retail landlords. A ...