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  • PARIS, March 9- Retailer Casino responded to pressure from U.S. activist investor Muddy Waters with a renewed pledge to cut its debt using the proceeds from disposals and the promise of improved profits and cash flow. Muddy Waters "shorted" Casino in December, saying the French group was "dangerously leveraged" and managed for the short term, sparking a share price...

  • Feb 25- Discouraging results from three key U.S. retailers on Thursday underscored shoppers' reluctance to buy discretionary goods such as electronics and apparel, an indicator that consumer spending would remain muted this year. A decline in stock markets, led by a slowdown in China, has prompted consumers to be more prudent with their discretionary incomes.

  • Best Buy beats but cuts guidance

    Dicussing Best Buy's better than expected results and how the company is heavily dependent on its product cycle with Chris Horvers, Retail-Hardlines Analyst at JPMorgan.

  • Amazon.com will soon be delivering new private label products to you.

    Amazon.com is quietly inviting drivers for its new "on-demand" delivery service to handle its standard packages.

  • Lenovo Group said on Wednesday its third-quarter revenue fell 8 percent to $12.9 billion due to slower global PC demand and weaker smartphone sales.

  • LONDON, Jan 26- British consumer electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone edged up its guidance for annual profit on the back of strong Christmas trading, it said on Tuesday. The firm said it expected a 2015-16 pretax profit of 440-450 million pounds versus analysts' previous average forecast of 440 million pounds and the 381 million pounds made in...

  • RIYADH, Jan 25- Growth in Saudi Arabia's consumer spending is slowing as low oil prices hit households' disposable income and geopolitical tensions make shoppers more cautious, the chairman of one of the kingdom's top retailing chains said. The slide in the oil price from over $100 a barrel in mid-2014 to just over $30 has forced Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest...

  • Xiaomi could be losing its appeal

    The Chinese smartphone maker struggles to grow its business amid a slow Chinese market.

  • Worst year ever for PC market

    Global personal computer shipments fell by 10% from a year ago, falling below the 300 million mark for the first time since 2008.

  • Sharp gets a $1.7B bailout offer

    The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan offers the electronics maker its third major bailout in three years.

  • A screen showing Black Friday deals on Amazon.com

    Tax officials have launched a crackdown on VAT evasion by overseas online retailers, the Financial Times reports.

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Black Friday is firmly entrenched in Britain, consumer electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone said, though many opted to shop online this year rather than head to the shops for the United States imported discount event. Despite lower shopper numbers in stores overall, Black Friday this year, which fell on Nov. 27, still delivered...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Dixons Carphone, Britain's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, beat forecasts with a 23 percent rise in first half profit, helped by a strong performance in its home market where it outperformed rivals. The group, which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the UK and Ireland, Elkjop and El Giganten in Nordic countries and...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Dixons Carphone, Britain's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer, beat forecasts with a 23 percent rise in first half profit, helped by a strong performance in its home market where it outperformed rivals. The group, which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse in the UK and Ireland, Elkjop and El Giganten in Nordic countries and...

  • A Toshiba-Fujitsu-Vaio PC merger deal in the making?

    The spinoff will help reduce the companys' losses to some extent, except for Toshiba which has larger problems, says Amir Anvarzadeh, director of Japan equity sales at BGC Securities.

  • Hoverboard

    So-called hoverboards—technically called hands-free electric scooters—are a hot holiday gift this season. We put one to the test, enlisting the help of CNBC staffers.

  • World's smallest PC may rival Mac, Windows

    Solu reached its crowdfunding goal to get its product off the ground which it claims is the world's smallest PC.

  • A Double-11 promotion webpage on Tmall.com

    Just halfway into this year's Singles Day shopping event, Alibaba has already eclipsed its record sales result from 2014.

  • So many opportunities with startups: Logitech

    Logitech’s CEO, Bracken Darrell weighs in on whether the “PC is dead”, the rise of startups and how the company consistently creates new products.

  • The Apple Store in Grand Central Station in New York City.

    Apple defeated a class action lawsuit from its retail workers over bag search practices at California brick-and-mortar outlets, a court ruling said.