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Debenhams profit plunges 84 per cent after storm closes stores

Debenhams profit plunged 84 per cent in the half year to March 3.

Sankt-petersburg, Russia, February 11, 2018: Amazon Shopping Application Icon On Apple Iphone X Scre

Amazon shopping app launches ‘International Experience’

The Amazon shopping app now includes an “International Experience” offering five languages and 25 currencies.


Primark sales and profits rise despite chilly winter

Primark sales and profits are on the rise as the UK-headquartered fast-fashion retailer shrugged off a chilly northern winter.

Amazon Logo On Black Shiny Wall In San Francisco Mall

Amazon now accounts for a third of all online sales in the UK

E-commerce giant hits milestones overseas, GlobalData finds.

Ikea Tebrau

Ikea Southeast Asia CEO talks about copycats, culture and competition

Ikea Southeast Asia faces some unique challenges – and opportunities – as it expands its footprint.

Spar Sri Lanka

Spar Sri Lanka targets 50 stores by 2023

Newly launched Spar Sri Lanka plans to open 50 stores by 2023.

Starbucks Uruguay

Starbucks Uruguay opens first cafe

Starbucks Uruguay has opened its first cafe, located in the capital city Montevideo.


Discounting clampdown boosts Tesco Asia profits

Actively reducing coupons and heavy bulk discounting programs has boosted Tesco Asia’s bottom line.

House of Fraser

Sanpower Group broadens House of Fraser brands

House of Fraser will start selling premium Chinese brands new to the UK, thanks to a new supply program from owner Sanpower Group.


Reel Cinemas launches dine-in movie theatres in Dubai

Dubai-headquartered Reel Cinemas have launched dine-in movie theatres in the UAE, with one planned for The Dubai Mall.

Columbia Sportswear jackets salute Star Wars

Bid for control of Columbia Sportswear China

Columbia Sportswear seeks to buy out its local Columbia Sportswear China JV partner Swire Resources.

SINGAPORE - NOVEMBER 08, 2015: interior of Nine West store in The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. Nine

Nine West collapses under massive debts

Women’s shoe retailer Nine West, laden with billions of dollars of debt, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York.


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