Retail

Oroton FY14 profit up 16%

Luxuxy fashion brand Oroton posts FY14 profit of $8.3m, dividend of 8c to shareholders.

Premier upbeat about UK expansion, shares jump

Shares surge 8 per cent as retail group bets on strong Smiggle presence in the UK.

Woolworths sold unsafe products: ACCC

Consumer watchdog takes action against Woolworths for alleged sale of dangerous items.

What's next after Lew's Premier performance?

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Premier Retail's stellar performance has led to plenty of speculation about its growth ambitions. Myer could be a plum acquisition, but there are plenty of other options.

Wesfarmers stands by conglomerate model

Wesfarmers chief executive Richard Goyder says firm has no plans for a demerger.

Anchorage wraps up Dick Smith sale

Private equity firm offloads 20% of retailer, dealmakers claim $17m each.

Alibaba likely to raise IPO price range: sources

Buoyant roadshow demand tipped to boost e-commerce giant's final share price.

Anchorage hawks remaining Dick Smith stake

Anchorage hired Macquarie to review the 20% stake when the shares came out of escrow in August.

Retail gaining momentum: Stockland

Mark Steinert sees good chance of a strong Christmas for Australian retailers.

Weekend Economist: Figures of fiction

When assessing the RBA's outlook for a rate hike, investors should treat the latest jobs numbers with a healthy amount of scepticism.

Regis plans to double in size in 5 years

The aged care provider is meeting with fund managers as it prepares to raise at least $407m from an IPO on Monday.

Gannet moves to block Noni B takeover

Investment firm challenges Alceon bid by seizing strategic stake in fashion retailer.

Myer profit slides, eyes better FY15

Shares slump 13% as retailer blames refurbishments for hit to profit, eyes improvement.

Myer pins its hopes on a strategy shake-up

The cut-throat retail environment leaves Myer with no choice but to pursue an ambitious plan for growth.

Westfield prices $US3.5bn debt issue

Westfield Corp issues four tranches of fixed-rate notes to pay down bridging facility.

China is Ikea's fastest growing market

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Swedish company says sales rose nearly 6 per cent to 28.7 billion euros ($A43.05 billion) in the year through August.

Will Alibaba's unique formula impress investors?

The multi-pronged e-commerce offerings of China’s Alibaba and its unique guiding principle could see investors clamour to get a piece of the action.

DataRoom AM: Rinehart ambition

Gina Rinehart may still be mulling a play for Fairfax Media, while the sale of SAI Global is in doubt.

Home Depot confirms data breach

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Fears that latest hacking of US retailer could be one of the worst in history.

McLeod pockets over $4m in last year at Coles

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Base pay rose 28 per cent as Coles' earnings lifted.

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