Walmart expands e-commerce capacity - USA
17/08/2015 - 08:59
Indiana - Walmart had added to its online fulfilment capabilities.
Retail resilience shows in updates
16/07/2015 - 15:14
Trading updates from Woolworths, Shoprite, and Massmart on Wednesday met a mixed reception from shareholders who had pinned their hopes on the resilience of SA’s biggest retail chains, despite job losses and power outages.
Big grocers in cross hairs of broad market inquiry
13/07/2015 - 09:15
SA’s grocery heavyweights face a fresh Competition Commission inquiry. Established by Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel, this one has a wider ambit than the previous probe that cleared the big supermarkets of anticompetitive activities and price-fixing.
Patel gives go-ahead for probe of fairness in retail sector
14/05/2015 - 10:12
The Competition Commission is taking aim at the retail sector to see if it enjoys sufficient competition after the authorisation by Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel of a market inquiry.
Sainsbury's sales dip for fifth straight quarter - UK
18/03/2015 - 10:19
London - British supermarket Sainsbury's posted a fifth straight quarter of declining underlying sales and said it did not expect the trading environment to improve any time soon.