BERLIN, GERMANY: The property listing boom of 2011-2013 may well have made way for a period of consolidation but new listings have not dried up completely‚ with German property player Sirius Real Estate looking to make its debut on the JSE later this year.
By Joan Muller 24 Mar 2014 12:25
NEW YORK CITY, US / KFAR SABA, ISRAEL: How you can manage costs better in retail stores: Six factors that contribute to energy waste and are raising your costs.
By Jon Rabinowitz 24 Mar 2014 06:55
LONDON, UK: Japanese e-commerce retailer Rakuten is the world's largest online marketplace for elephant ivory and whale meat products, an environmental campaign group said. It said that running the advertisements for these products was akin to arming poachers.
19 Mar 2014 07:35
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HONG KONG: A shop selling the virtual Bitcoin currency opened in Hong Kong amid fresh concerns grew in Asia over the currency's viability and security.
4 Mar 2014 06:27
WASHINGTON, US US retail drug store giant CVS Caremark announced Wednesday that it will stop selling cigarettes, a move immediately applauded by President Barack Obama as having a "profoundly positive impact on the health of our country."
6 Feb 2014 11:40
MOSCOW, RUSSIA: It's all about money... While online shopping and banking is growing and growing, financial transactions are top Internet security concern, says Kaspersky Lab.
23 Jan 2014 12:10
HONG KONG: A bottle of malt whisky has gone under the hammer in Hong Kong for the record-breaking sum of HK$4.9m (US$628,205), an auction house says.
21 Jan 2014 10:31
LONDON, UK: Tesco said that group sales dripped by 3.2% during the all-important Christmas trading period, dealing a fresh blow to Britain's biggest retailer.
10 Jan 2014 06:26
LAS VEGAS, USA: People wishing to be techno-chic and who have a few thousand dollars to spare can sport outfits that change color on a whim.
10 Jan 2014 05:56
NEW YORK, USA: Crocs Inc announced that the Blackstone Group is making a $200m investment that will give it preferred stock and a 13% stake in the US-based shoe company.
31 Dec 2013 07:35
MANILA, PHILIPPINES: Police in the Philippine capital have banned the wearing of caps in shopping malls to stop criminals concealing their identity from security cameras.
27 Dec 2013 07:15
LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.
24 Dec 2013 06:47
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