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US Archives

Target US reports better than expected Christmas trading

Target US has raised its earnings guidance after better festive season sales than it expected.

Jollibee Winnipeg first Canadian foothold

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) has opened its first Canadian outlet, Jollibee Winnipeg.

Most Americans now shop online

Almost every American consumer has now shopped online, according to year-old data released this week.  

US retail sales survive election distraction

US retail sales rose again in October, by 2.1 per cent overall, despite the distraction of the election.

Encouraging boost in US retail sales

Total US retail sales rose a healthy 3.4 per cent in September. Neil Saunders outlines the factors behind the growth.

US restaurant sales worst in 5 years

The downturn in US restaurant sales continued during August marking the sixth month in the last eight of year-on-year de...

US retail sales data reveals slowing expansion

Although US retail sales growth remained in positive territory during May, the numbers show evidence of a slight downtic...

Lawson Japan eyes US for expansion

Convenience store operator Lawson Japan is seeking to buy chains in the US to boost its number of overseas outlets.

Plukka pops up in New York

Launched as a flash-sale website for made-to-order jewellery, Hong Kong-based Plukka has made its US debut.

Brookstone unveils new travel retail concept

Chinese owned Brookstone has unveiled a new retail concept created for airport locations.