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Australia retail sales up in August: ABS

The total value of retail sales in Australia was up a seasonally adjusted 0.1% on month in August to A$23.311bn ($20.35bn), the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said.Among the individual components, the largest contributor was other retailing, (1.6%), ... [Published Retail Business Review - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

eBay to separate eBay and PayPal as separate entities

Online retail giant eBay has approved a plan to separate the company's eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies in 2015.This development is part of a strategic review of its growth strategies and structure.Forming two standalone ... [Published Retail Business Review - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Aldi reports leap in profits

Germany-based discount supermarket chain Aldi has announced record financial results with a continuously growing market share.The group's operating profit for 2013 rose by more than 50% compared to the previous year, with UK turnover reaching a record ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Urban Outfitters to open additional Anthropologie stores

US-based multinational clothing retailer Urban Outfitters is reportedly planning to open 25 to 50 Anthropologie stores in the next five years.The new outlets are expected to be three times larger than existing stores, which average about 7,100 ft2and ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mild weather and promotions drive strong sales growth

Waitrose saw its highest growth rate in a normal trading week for six months, with sales excluding fuel up 8.4% per cent, driven by the mild weather and strong promotional activity.Provisional divisional sales last week excluding fuel were up 8.4 per ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: Organic, Waitrose Ltd
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sears Canada's CEO Douglas Campbell to quit by year-end

Multi-channel retailer Sears Canada announced that president and chief executive officer Douglas Campbell intends to resign by the end of 2014.The retailer said its board will commence a search for a new CEO immediately. However, Campbell has agreed to ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Unibail inks deal to sell French shopping centres for €931m

Unibail-Rodamco, a French commercial property operator, has signed a definitive agreement with Carmila, affiliated to French grocery retailer Carrefour Group, to dispose of a €931m portfolio of six shopping centres in France.These shopping centres include ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

UK retail sales up from January to September: CBI

UK retail sales volumes continued to grow solidly in the year to September, although at a slightly slower pace than in the previous month, according to CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey.During the period, sales growth was broad-based across ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ikea to open first store in Hyderabad, India

Ikea India, a subsidiary of Swedish furniture retailer Ikea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the state government of Telangana to open its first store in the capital city of Hyderabad.Founded in 1943, Ikea is one of the world's largest ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jimmy Choo to list on London Stock Exchange

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo announced that it intends to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange, in an initial public offering, valuing the company at around $1bn. Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo announced that it intends to list its shares on the ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart scales up holiday hiring

Wal-Mart plans to hire 60,000 seasonal associates for this holiday season, which is an increase of nearly 10% from last year.As per a statement from Walmart chief operating officer Gisel Ruiz, the hiring is part of the retailer's commitment to have more ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Kroger Opens 2,000th Fuel Center Location

The Kroger Co. today announced the opening of three new fuel center locations this week – in Abingdon, VA; Decatur, GA; and Louisville, KY – that bring the company's fuel center locations total to 2,000.Kroger operates 1,275 supermarket fuel centers and ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 24 2014]

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"As independent companies, eBay and PayPal will enjoy added flexibility to pursue new market and partnership opportunities. And we are confident following a thorough assessment of the relationships between eBay and PayPal that operating agreements can maintain synergies going forward."
"We offer this to shoppers at affordable prices while working closely with suppliers to ensure everyone gets a fair deal. Aldi efficiencies are subtle, but the difference they make is massive."
"She wants more -- more products, more of the world-class experience we've introduced" McCreight added
"Doug brought a focus on creating value for shareholders while taking the cost efficiency and investment steps necessary to produce a viable and profitable Canadian retailer. We wish the best for Doug and his family" Crowley added

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Australia retail sales up in August: ABS [Published Retail Business Review - 1 hour ago]
eBay to separate eBay and PayPal as separate en... [Published Retail Business Review - 5 hours ago]
Aldi reports leap in profits [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 29 2014]
Urban Outfitters to open additional Anthropolog... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 29 2014]
Sears Canada's CEO Douglas Campbell to quit by ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
Unibail inks deal to sell French shopping centr... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
Mild weather and promotions drive strong sales ... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
UK retail sales up from January to September: CBI [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 26 2014]
Ikea to open first store in Hyderabad, India [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 25 2014]
Jimmy Choo to list on London Stock Exchange [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 25 2014]
Kroger Opens 2,000th Fuel Center Location [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 24 2014]
China’s Sinopec to sell 30% stake in its retail... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 24 2014]
Kohl’s to hire more than 67,000 associates this... [Published Retail Business Review - Sep 24 2014]
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