Retail

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    Cos arrives in Sweden

    Summer 2011 sees the launch of Cos, Collection of Style, on Biblioteksgatan, at the very heart of Stockholm’s key destination shopping area. This first store will carry the complete...

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    Jacques Vert H1 profit rises on online growth

    British fashion retailer Jacques Vert Plc posted a 7 percent rise in first-half pretax profit, helped by growth in its online business, but remained cautious about the rest of the year on...

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    Home Retail Q3 sales fall, beat analyst view

    Home Retail, Britain's No. 1 household goods retailer, said sales had fallen less than analysts expected at both its Argos and Homebase units in the run-up to Christmas, and forecast...

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    SuperGroup Christmas sales soar 90 pct

    SuperGroup, the British company behind the Superdry fashion brand, forecast year profit at the upper end of expectations after posting a 90 percent increase in sales over the key...

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    Chinese manufacturers cash in on royal wedding

    Britain may be on the other side of the world, but Chinese manufacturers are cashing in on the British royal wedding as they churn out tens of thousands of replica royal engagement rings.

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    Retail CEOs see 2011 sales uptick, with caveats

    Executives at top U.S. retailers expect shoppers to keep spending in 2011 like they did in the recently-ended holiday season, looking for good prices for most items and splurging only on...

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    Disney hits new markets with retail makeover

    Riding on the success of its recently renovated stores in tourist hotspots including New York, Walt Disney Co is taking its new, highly interactive, retail format to upscale malls in...

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    Confidence in online shopping rattled by snow

    One in six Britons failed to receive at least one product ordered online in the run-up to Christmas, dampening some enthusiasm for internet shopping, according to a survey published...

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    Sainsbury's Christmas sales beat forecast

    Strong sales of premium groceries and non-food ranges like clothing helped J Sainsbury to report a rise in Christmas sales which analysts expect will be the best among Britain's top four...

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    Retailer Anchor Blue heads back to bankruptcy

    Apparel retailer Anchor Blue has started going out of business sales at its 117 stores after it filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday for the second time in less than two years, according to...