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Britain's J Sainsbury posted a second straight fall in quarterly underlying sales as Chief Executive Justin King prepares to step down.
European shares closed lower on Wednesday after the release of business activity data for the euro zone showed a small downtick for last month.
U.K. supermarket chain Tesco on Wednesday reported a sharp fall in first-quarter sales, hurt by price cuts and subdued consumer spending.
European shares closed higher on Monday with investor sentiment boosted by upbeat Chinese manufacturing data.
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.
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.
British grocer J Sainsbury posted a 5.3 percent rise in annual profit, its slowest growth in nearly a decade.
Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Britain's fourth largest grocer, has unveiled a second round of price cuts.
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 closed higher on Wednesday, as better-than-expected Chinese growth data and a slew of earnings releases buoyed sentiment.
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.
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British clothing retailer Marks & Spencer, hit at home by dwindling sales, plans to expand its international stores by more than a half.
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.
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.
The full extent of the problems facing the U.K.'s "big four" supermarket chains was underlined on Thursday, with a profit warning by WM Morrison.
Britain's fourth biggest grocer Wm Morrison posted its lowest profit in five years, slashed expectations going forward and said it plans to sell off one billion pounds ($1.66 billion) of its 9 billion pound property portfolio.
Over 2,000 customers of Tesco - the U.K.'s biggest supermarket - have had their personal details posted online after a data breach at the company.
Shares in Sainsbury's dropped on Wednesday, as the U.K. supermarket chain announced that its CEO Justin King has decided to step down after 10 years at the company.
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