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Wal-Mart 'Primed' to go head-to-head with Amazon

Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.

Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.

Business

UK retail in rude health for now!

Retail sales in the UK are in rude health after a big April; the bonanza has run into May.

Retail sales in the UK are in rude health after a big April; the bonanza has run into May.

Business

Not hot to shop in the eurozone

Retail sales in the eurozone were unchanged in April from March and year-on-year growth slowed.

Retail sales in the eurozone were unchanged in April from March and year-on-year growth slowed.

Business

UK department store chain BHS to close with thousands of jobs lost

One of Britain's best known department store chains, BHS, is to close after attempts to find a buyer failed. More than 10,000 people will lose their jobs.

One of Britain's best known department store chains, BHS, is to close after attempts to find a buyer failed. More than 10,000 people will lose their jobs.

Business

Fashion retailers decide weather or not

Being on the cutting edge of fashion and staying in profit is a delicate balance for the world's big clothing retailers, and the weather is one huge factor that's completely out of their control.

Being on the cutting edge of fashion and staying in profit is a delicate balance for the world's big clothing retailers, and the weather is one huge factor that's completely out of their control.

Europe

EU to make online shopping easier with ban on geo-blocking

The European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for customers in the EU to buy online from other member countries.

The European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for customers in the EU to buy online from other member countries.

Business

New M&S boss says he has tough job ahead

The news boss of British retailer Marks and Spencer says he has got his work cut out to end five years of flagging clothing sales. Steve Rowe took up

The news boss of British retailer Marks and Spencer says he has got his work cut out to end five years of flagging clothing sales. Steve Rowe took up

Business

Euro zone retail sales better than expected

Official data shows Eurozone retail sales to be stronger than expected. The month on month figure went up by 0.2 percent in February, while the

Official data shows Eurozone retail sales to be stronger than expected. The month on month figure went up by 0.2 percent in February, while the

Business

Shoes for really lazy people, coming soon

Nike has finally unveiled the production version of its self-lacing shoes, as seen in the 1989 film 'Back to the Future' and they were demonstrated by football star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Nike has finally unveiled the production version of its self-lacing shoes, as seen in the 1989 film 'Back to the Future' and they were demonstrated by football star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Business

Zara owner Inditex to slow shop openings in online sales move

Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.

Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.

Business

UK retail sales surge in January

British retail sales growth surging at a much faster rate than expected in January, up by 2.3 percent from December and 5.2 percent better than January last year.

British retail sales growth surging at a much faster rate than expected in January, up by 2.3 percent from December and 5.2 percent better than January last year.