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  • COPENHAGEN, June 7- Hearing aid maker William Demant is looking for more retail acquisitions to increase control over the sale of its products and fight competition from discount chains such as Costco. The group will not hesitate to buy retail chains if necessary to protect the sale of own-brand hearing aids, Chief Executive Niels Jacobsen told Reuters on the...

  • *Dollar Tree Q1 adj profit $0.89/ shr vs est $0.81. *Dollar General profit $1.03/ shr vs est $0.95. Shares of Dollar Tree, the biggest U.S. discount chain, jumped 13.8 percent to $89.16 and Dollar General rose as much as 5.7 percent to $88.95.

  • *Dollar Tree Q1 adj profit $0.89/ shr vs est $0.81. *Dollar General profit $1.03/ shr vs est $0.95. Shares of Dollar Tree, the biggest U.S. discount chain, were up 10 percent at $86.55 in early trading on Thursday, while Dollar General was up 4 percent at $87.62.

  • May 26- Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. discount chain, reported better-than-expected quarterly comparable sales as more customers spent more on average in its stores. Sales at stores open at least a year rose 2.3 percent in constant currency, beating the 2.1 percent growth expected by research firm Consensus Metrix. Net income rose to $232.7 million, or 98...

  • May 26- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly net sales as more customers came through the door and spent more on average. The company's net income rose to $295.1 million, or $1.03 per share, in the first quarter ended April 29, from $253.2 million, or 84 cents per share, a year earlier. Net sales rose to $5.27 billion from $4.92...

  • Workers stand in a Dunkin' Donuts.

    Dunkin' Donuts' CEO joined CNBC to discuss the company's current and future plans.

  • *First quarterly rise in underlying UK sales for 3 years. LONDON, April 13- Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, warned a supermarket price war meant profit growth would be hard to deliver this year despite a sales recovery picking up pace. Hammered by changing shopping habits, the rise of German discounters Aldi and Lidl, and an accounting scandal, Tesco reported a...

  • *Tesco's UK sales have started to grow again. LONDON, April 13- Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, said on Wednesday its recovery was gaining pace but warned a supermarket price war meant profit growth would be hard to deliver this year. The company, hammered by an accounting scandal and the rise of German discount chains, reported a first rise in underlying annual...

  • LONDON, April 4- Steve Rowe, the new chief executive of British retailer Marks& Spencer, is to continue to lead the firm's general merchandise division and will not appoint a new executive director for the unit. Rowe succeeded Marc Bolland as CEO on Saturday, stepping-up from his role leading general merchandise which he has held since last July.

  • *Profit $1.30/ share vs est. March 10- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported higher-than-expected growth in quarterly sales at established stores as more customers visited its outlets and they spent more on items such as snacks, tobacco and home products. Shares of the company, which also forecast full-year same-store sales growth largely above...

  • March 10- Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported a higher-than-expected growth in quarterly sales at established stores as demand increased for items such as candy and snacks, perishables, tobacco and food. Dollar General also said it planned to open about 900 stores in the year ending January 2017. Dollar General's net income rose about 6 percent to...

  • *4th- qtr adjusted profit $1.01/ shr vs est $1.07. *Sees full-yr earnings of $3.35- $3.65/ shr vs est $3.77. March 1- Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. discount chain, reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by a strong dollar and challenging economic conditions.

  • March 1- Dollar Tree Inc, the biggest U.S. discount chain, reported lower-than-estimated quarterly sales, hurt by a strong dollar. The company's net income was $229 million, or 97 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 30, compared with $206.6 million, or $1 per share, a year earlier. Net sales rose to $5.37 billion from $2.48 billion, boosted by its acquisition...

  • The former analyst, Charles Grom, did not downgrade the stock for discount retailer Big Lots Inc from a "buy" recommendation in 2012, despite having concerns about the company, because he wanted to maintain his relationship with the company's management, the SEC said. Grom became concerned by what he believed were cautious comments by Big Lots executives during...

  • Shoppers queue to pay for their goods at the 'easyFoodstore' in north-west London on February 2, 2016.

    An ultra-discount food store opened by the owner of budget airline easyJet earlier this week was forced to close after shelves were emptied.

  • A customer walks into a Dollar General store near Montpelier, Vermont.

    Dollar General, the No.2 U.S. discount retailer, reported lower-than-expected quarterly net sales as consumer spending showed few signs of recovery.

  • Toymakers bet on older franchises

    Retailers and toy makers expect characters from past decades to boost sales this holiday season.

  • Meet the PancakeBot: the world’s first pancake printer that allows you to design your own pancakes, print them in different colors and then eat them.

  • An employee rings up sales at a cash register of a Walmart store in Los Angeles.

    Wal-Mart is raising wages because worker pride is vital to running a good retail business, CEO Doug McMillion tells CNBC.

  • Brits living in the U.S. now have to settle for American versions of chocolate after the confectionery giant Hershey forced two companies to stop importing UK-made versions. The FT reports.