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  • *Opening up of online retail to benefit Amazon, eBay. MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, June 4- India could allow global online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc to sell their own products as early as next month, removing restrictions that could boost competition in one of the world's biggest, and most price-sensitive, retail markets.

  • Miners help Europe to close higher on China data Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Monday with investor sentiment boosted by upbeat Chinese manufacturing data.

  • *Tesco's 191 stores in Turkey see poor trading. *Turkey talks part of strategy to focus on Britain. ISTANBUL, May 27- UK- based retailer Tesco Plc has failed to reach a deal with unnamed third parties over its struggling business in Turkey, a new setback for Chief Executive Philip Clarke as he seeks to rein in global expansion to focus on reviving the business at home.

  • *Tesco's 191 stores in Turkey see poor trading. *Turkey talks part of strategy to focus on Britain.

  • Candy crush! Checkout treats banned here Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    UBritain's Tesco has pledged to remove checkout confectionery from all stores before the end of 2014, amid rising concern over health and well-being.

  • UK grocer Morrisons sales continue to slide Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 2:09 AM ET

    Britain's No.4 grocer Morrisons sales continue to slide, hurt by price cuts and its relative lack of exposure to online and convenience markets.

  • UK grocer Sainsbury's profit growth slows Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 3:29 AM ET

    British grocer J Sainsbury posted a 5.3 percent rise in annual profit, its slowest growth in nearly a decade.

  • German retailer Metro to step up expansion in India Monday, 5 May 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    *Uncertainty over India stance on foreign retailers. DUESSELDORF, May 5- German retailer Metro AG wants to step up expansion in India and is planning to have 50 wholesale stores in the country by 2020, up from 16 now, as part of a broader strategy for growth in emerging markets.

  • UK's Morrisons cuts more prices to combat discounters Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Britain's fourth largest grocer, has unveiled a second round of price cuts.

  • UK's Primark plans US push, starting with Filene's Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    The onward march of discount U.K. retailer Primark will continue with its first U.S. store, in the Boston building previously occupied by Filene’s.

  • European shares close higher on upbeat China data Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    European shares closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.

  • Tesco sees tough trading environment ahead Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:58 AM ET
    A customer carries Tesco-branded shopping bags as she leaves one of the company's stores.

    British supermarket giant Tesco reported a dip in group sales compared to last year, highlighting the challenges it faces in the U.K. and Europe.

  • *Less money for safety work demanded after Rana Plaza. DHAKA, April 14- Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.

  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The move could help revive Walmart's flagging grocery sales and boost the profile of the resurrected Wild Oats brand.

  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc wants Americans, even those on a budget, to buy more organic food. The move could help revive Walmart's flagging grocery sales and boost the profile of the resurrected Wild Oats brand.

  • India elections: Business winners and losers Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 6:17 PM ET
    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressing an election rally on April 3, 2014 in Ghaziabad, India.

    It will be weeks before results are in for India's national elections, but investors have already picked their favorite.

  • MUMBAI, April 7- The political party expected to lead India's next government confirmed on Monday it would ban foreign supermarkets from the $500 billion retail sector, a move that would deal a fresh setback to global chains such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour.

  • M&S eyes overseas growth as home sales wilt Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 3:20 AM ET

    British clothing retailer Marks & Spencer, hit at home by dwindling sales, plans to expand its international stores by more than a half.

  • UK ‘Shareholder Spring’ weighs on top pay Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.

  • Sainsbury's ends 9-year run of sales growth Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:55 AM ET

    U.K. supermarket chain Sainsbury's reported a drop in sales in the final quarter of 2013, ending the group's nine straight years of positive sales.