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Surprise respite for ailing Gap sales

A modest rise in Gap sales over the final quarter provided some much needed respite for beleaguered US apparel retailer.

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Asda sales reflect ‘dismal’ performance

Asda sales in the final three months of 2016 fell by 2.9 per cent.

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What’s next for Walmart after solid quarter?

While some US retailers struggled over the holiday period, Walmart notched up respectable sales gains both overall and on a same-stores basis.

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Amazon UK recruiting 5000 staff to boost business

Amazon UK plans to recruit 5000 staff to expand its operations, taking its total headcount to 24,000.

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Miniso eyes expansion in Australia

Chinese discount retailer Miniso aims to open up to 300 stores across Australia.

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Victoria’s Secret China flagship openings imminent

Limited Brands is about to open two full-range Victoria’s Secret stores in China.

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Issey Miyake Italy opens first store

Issey Miyake Italy has opened its first store – in Milan.

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Tesco enters Pakistan through Alpha trial

Tesco enters Pakistan in a trial listing of private-label products through four Alpha Supermarket stores and 50 Express c-stores.

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Stark contrast in US, UK retail sales data

US and UK retail sales data just released shows two very different markets in January.

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Wal-Mart Stores buys Moosejaw

Wal-Mart Stores has bought online outdoor clothing retailer Moosejaw for US$51 million.

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Bunnings UK posts loss as rebranding gets underway

Bunnings UK has reported a pre-tax loss of £28 million in its first half results as it began the process of converting the Homebase stores.  

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Williams-Sonoma South Korean partner appointed

Williams-Sonoma South Korea will launch in Spring after the US homewares brand appointed a local partner.

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