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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Chow Tai Fook outlook dulls as profit drops 23pc

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 04:55am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Protests take toll on sales at the jewellery retailer despite a decline in gold prices Chow Tai Fook outlook dulls as profit drops 23pc Weak sales of gold products saw Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, the world's largest jewellery retailer by market value, post a 23 per cent drop in half-year profit yesterday. The company reported net profit of HK$2.69 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1648877/chow-tai-fook-outlook-dulls-profit-drops-23pc
  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US surprises as third quarter GDP growth hits 3.9pc

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters, AP

    ... The third quarter marked the fourth out of the past five quarters that the economy has expanded above a 3.5 per cent pace. Data ranging from manufacturing to employment and retail sales suggests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1648892/us-surprises-third-quarter-gdp-growth-hits-39pc
  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    FX transfer firms eye big bank competitors

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:08am by Reuters

    ... 3 cents. Centtrip's initial target is business travellers. Banks do not break out their retail forex business in their results and there are no overall figures for the sector, but official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1641664/fx-transfer-firms-eye-big-bank-competitors
  4. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    After IPO success, JD.com chief seeks to oust Alibaba as No 1 online retailer

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:53am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing After successful New York IPO, JD.com founder Richard Liu has his sights set on being No1 JD.com chief in control as he targets Alibaba With an iron grip, JD.com founder Richard Liu Qiangdong has dragged China's No2 online retailer from a Beijing backwater to a rich New York listing. Beyond the wealth that brought him lies Liu's next target- beating Jack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1537237/after-ipo-success-jdcom-chief-seeks-oust-alibaba-no-1-online
  5. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    Brand fatigue slows down Gucci

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 12:02pm by Reuters

    ... Gucci holds the downturn in luxury spending mainly responsible for its poor performance, but the Italian fashion brand may also have itself to blame, suggesting it could be time to change strategy and hire fresh talent. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1642822/brand-fatigue-slows-gucci
  6. Business - Companies - RETAILING

    US retailers' white-knuckle Christmas

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York US retailers' white-knuckle Christmas United States retailers have little room for error in the fast-approaching and shortened holiday shopping season, a period that typically generates 30 per cent of annual sales. A late Thanksgiving- the unofficial kick-off for holiday sales- has lopped six days off the gift-buying season at a time when the battle for retail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1358934/us-retailers-white-knuckle-christmas
  7. Business - China Business

    Alibaba's quest to build a nationwide online retail network

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province Alibaba Group’s plans to revolutionise China’s retail industry, investing US$16 billion in logistics and support by 2020, will open up the country’s ... as a catalyst for change, its plans also lay the groundwork for retail rivals to chip away at its business further down the line. By encouraging retailers to be more internet-savvy, and by building ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1331459/alibabas-quest-build-nationwide-online-retail-network
  8. Business - Companies

    Alibaba consortium buys US$200 million stake in US retail website

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 10:26am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Alibaba Group has led an investment round of about US$200 million in fledgling US retail website ShopRunner, a source with knowledge of the deal said. It is one ... Alibaba owns of ShopRunner, the three-year-old retail startup backed by eBay and run by former Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson, or how much it paid. The Wall Street Journal reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1329239/alibaba-consortium-buys-us200-million-stake-us-retail-website
  9. Business - Companies

    In sign of downturn, Indian retail landlords finally capitulate on price

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 11:35am by Reuters

    ... Nandita Bose and Aditi Shah in Mumbai In a capitulation that speaks to the depth of the slump in India’s economy, usually tight-fisted retail landlords have become uncharacteristically ... to furnish the store to secure Lacoste’s tenancy. Retailers in India say they can now negotiate revenue sharing deals or discounts on rent of up to 20 per cent and many are jumping at the chance, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1312888/sign-downturn-indian-retail-landlords-finally-capitulate-price
  10. Business - Companies

    Departure of Barnes & Noble chief may put focus on retail

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... as a potential spin off. The chief executive of Barnes & Noble Retail, Mitch Klipper, and Huseby will both report to Leonard Riggio, who built the chain and owns 30 per cent of its shares. “With ... clear the sales bump from the 2011 liquidation of rival Borders Inc was over. At the same time, the retail chain is profitable. Barnes & Noble’s gross profit margin in its retail business ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1279420/departure-barnes-noble-chief-may-put-focus-retail

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