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Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader
Amazon launches upgraded Kindle e-reader

NEW YORK - Amazon on Wednesday unveiled an upgraded Kindle, aiming to boost its e-reader sales with a thinner, lighter device at a low price...

3 days ago

SWEDEN

Cool spring chills H&M profits
Cool spring chills H&M profits

STOCKHOLM - Swedish fashion brand Hennes and Mauritz said on Wednesday an unusually cool European spring kept shoppers away, depressing profits in the three months to May...

22 Jun 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers
BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers

BT has announced that it is working with Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for shoppers in Italy...

15 Jun 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers
BT and Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for Italian shoppers

BT has announced that it is working with Gallerie Commerciali Italia to create new digital customer experiences for shoppers in Italy...

15 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

US retail sales rise a tick more than expected in May
US retail sales rise a tick more than expected in May

WASHINGTON - US consumers spent slightly more than expected in May after a strong surge in retail sales the prior month, official data showed Tuesday...

15 Jun 2016

HONG KONG S.A.R.

Lancome faces growing anger and protests in Hong Kong
Lancome faces growing anger and protests in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Cosmetics giant Lancome closed some of its outlets in Hong Kong Wednesday as protesters gathered at a major mall after the company cancelled a concert featuring a local singer critical of China...

9 Jun 2016

INDIA

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Jeff Bezos, (R), CEO of Amazon, is presented with the 2016 USIBC Global Leadership Award by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, DC.
Amazon's Jeff Bezos bets on India with $3bn investment

NEW DELHI - Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged to invest $3 billion in India, in a big bet on the growth of online shopping in the fast-growing South Asian economy...

9 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Walmart to partner with Uber, Lyft on delivery
Walmart to partner with Uber, Lyft on delivery

WASHINGTON - Walmart announced plans to team up with Uber and Lyft on a pilot grocery delivery program, in a fresh challenge by the US retail giant to Amazon...

6 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Luxury brands struggle to attract Internet generation
Luxury brands struggle to attract Internet generation

SAN FRANCISCO - Seducing hyper-connected "Millennials" poses an increasing challenge for luxury brands, which find their markets slowing as young, sceptical consumers force them to rethink strategies...

31 May 2016

UNITED STATES

Wal-Mart reports stronger US sales; shares jump
Wal-Mart reports stronger US sales; shares jump

US retail giant Wal-Mart reported slightly higher quarterly sales on Thursday and said better-than-expected earnings reflected the benefits of heavy investment to boost worker salaries and improve the shopping experience.

20 May 2016

UNITED STATES

eBay uncorks online wine shop
eBay uncorks online wine shop

SAN FRANCISCO - Online commerce colossus eBay on Thursday opened a virtual wine shop...

3 May 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Pedestrians walk past the entrance to a BHS store on Oxford Street in central London on 25 April 2016.
UK retailer BHS calls in administrators, with 11,000 jobs at risk

LONDON - BHS, the owner of department stores across Britain, has called in outside help to rescue the struggling firm from potential closure and the loss of around 11,000 jobs, administrators said on Monday...

26 Apr 2016

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