Retail

Harvey Norman Q1 profit lifts 24%

by AAP
Retailer's sales total $1.4bn in first quarter of fiscal 2015, driving 24% increase in pre-tax profit.

Fantastic 'cautious' for fiscal 2015

Fantastic Holdings tells shareholders about encouraging Q1, but maintains caution for FY15.

Every eyes last term at Wesfarmers

Chairman says the group will look internally and externally for a successor.

Coles first-quarter sales lift 4%

Wesfarmers first-quarter sales top $1.5bn, Coles buoyed by strong food and liquor sales.

Tesco faces criminal investigation

by AP
Britain's biggest retailer placed under criminal investigation by Serious Fraud Office.

Retailers face cut-throat competition

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Cosy profits in retail are a thing of the past. From home-improvement to groceries and clothing, a new kind of competition lies ahead.

Alibaba leads a wave of global Chinese companies

Having engineered the biggest stock offer in US history, what does Alibaba plan to do with its significant resources?

JB Hi-Fi comparable sales drop 2.1% YTD

JB Hi-Fi comparable sales fall 2.1% to October 26, but confident of reaching FY15 sales guidance.

Beat the Q, Posse create e-commerce heavyweight

Two Australian shopping start-ups join forces in a bid to become a one-stop shop retail app for consumers.

The changing face of Australian retail

The evolution of Wi-Fi and location-based technology provides retailers an edge in the new age of the customer, where low prices just aren't enough.

Retailers on deregulation trail

Nation's largest retailers throw down gauntlet to Coalition to step up pace of deregulation.

Cash Converters eyes acquisitions

by AAP
Pawnbroker lifts quarterly revenues, tips strong loan demand into Christmas season.

Retail giants take fight to regulators

Nation's biggest retailers will hold closed-door meetings with senior politicians today.

Amazon shares tumble on disappointing earnings

by AAP
Online giant widens quarterly loss after a series of costly product launches.

An exhibit that passes the smell test

'Hyper-Natural: Scent From Design to Art' at the National Gallery of Victoria celebrates the artistry of perfumes.

Judge slams lack of focus in ACCC case

Federal Court judge savages watchdog failing to present its facts clearly in actions against Coles.

Amazon posts heavy Q3 loss

Intense investment sees online retail giant post quarterly loss of $US427m.

Tesco chair resigns over profits fiasco

by AFP
Investigation reveals larger accounting errors than previously thought.

Oroton linked to takeovers

ASX-listed retailer may be interested in Rodd & Gunn and Oxford.

Super Retail shares rally as sales rise

by AAP
Shares in retailer lift after shareholders told of upbeat quarterly sales results at AGM.

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