Nov 13- Metro Inc, Canada's No.3 grocer, posted a larger-than-expected 40 percent drop in quarterly profit as expanding U.S. retailers provided "intense competition" in its home market. Metro Inc said its fourth-quarter sales were hurt by competition, especially in Ontario, where rival retailers have opened more stores.» Read More
MILAN, Sept 5- Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli reported a 20 percent rise in first-half core earnings, boosted by new outlets and rising royalties, it said on Thursday.
Aug 7- Ralph Lauren Corp on Wednesday reported disappointing quarterly sales at its own stores, raising concerns that it is expanding too quickly, and the fashion company reiterated its forecast for modest growth this fiscal year. Shares of Ralph Lauren fell 6.1 percent to $177.89 in midday trading.
MUMBAI, July 8- Wal-Mart's India expansion is stalled. When India announced last September that it would allow foreign supermarket chains to take majority ownership of their Indian operations, it marked a victory for Wal-Mart Stores Inc, which had spearheaded efforts to open the market and said its first retail store would open within two years.