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Impressive Primark sales growth boosted by new stores

Primark sales growth has been driven by new stores, with same-store sales relatively stable.

Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding shoes launch this week

Ellie Goulding shoes will go on sale in Europe from Wednesday as the UK pop star expands into fashion with Deichmann.

HONG KONG - CIRCA JANUARY, 2016: GAP store at shopping mall in Hong Kong. The Gap, Inc. is an Americ

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.


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.

New York - DECEMBER 22, 2013: Times Square on December 22, 2013

Stark contrast in US, UK retail sales data

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


Wal-Mart Stores buys Moosejaw

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


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.  

NEW YORK CITY - JULY 8: Shoppers walk past a Payless ShoeSource retail store in New York City, New Y

Payless Shoes on brink of collapse

Payless Shoes (US) is on the brink of filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Banana Republic chief ousted after 25 years with Gap

Banana Republic chief Andi Owen has been ousted from the role by parent Gap.


Dollar General plans to open 1000 new format stores

Dollar General plans 1000-store DGX rollout and two new distribution centres in 2017.


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