Retail

RETAIL Target to hire 100000 workers, including 8000 in the LA area The company has openings in its stores and … – The Daily Breeze

The Daily Breeze RETAIL Target to hire 100000 workers, including 8000 in the LA area The company has openings in its stores and …The Daily BreezeThe Minneapolis-based retailer announced Wednesday that it plans to hire an estimated 100,000 seasonal workers for the holidays. That’s a 43 percent increase over the 70,000 who were hired last year and it will include ...

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Dunelm profits down amid challenging retail climate

Profit at Dunelm fell by almost a third last year after the homewares retailer was stung by costs related to its acquisition of Worldstores and falling store sales. The firm – which last month saw its chief executive, John Browett, step down with immediate effect for “personal reasons” – reported a 28.3% fall in pre-tax profit to £92.4 million in ...

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Retail trade sales rise as consumers become more price-savvy

Cape Town – Retail trade sales increased by 1.8% year-on-year in July 2017, Statistics South Africa announced on Wednesday. This is as measured in real terms against constant 2012 prices. The highest annual growth rates were recorded for all “other” retailers (12.4%), followed by retailers in food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores (7.1%) and retailers in household furniture, appliances ...

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Malaysia’s July wholesale, retail trade up at RM96.5b

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): Malaysia’s July wholesale and retail trade rose 11.1% to RM96.5 billion from a year earlier, on higher retail and wholesale transactions, besides motor vehicle sales growth. In a statement today, the Statistics Department said retail and wholesale transactions grew 14.1% and 9.2% respectively, while motor vehicle sales rose 9.8%. “Sales value of wholesale trade business registered ...

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Scottish retail figures rally after slow summer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Food sales boosted the total sales figures Scottish retail sales improved in Scotland during August after a “disappointing summer”, according to official figures. The Scottish Retail Consortium said food sales had boosted total sales with an increase of 4.1%. This compares with a decrease of 0.3% in August 2016 and makes 12-month growth 2.3% ...

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Apple announces upgrades to its iconic retail stores

Apple Inc. is expected to showcase its latest iPhone on Tuesday in a much-hyped product unveiling held for the first time at the Steve Jobs Theater at its Cupertino, Calif., campus. An update of the company’s signature gadget, now in its 10th year, is the most anticipated part of the keynote address, and it could have big ramifications for the ...

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Singapore July retail sales rise 1.8 pct from year earlier

SINGAPORE, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Singapore’s retail sales in July rose 1.8 percent from a year earlier, helped by growth in sales at petrol service stations, data showed on Tuesday. Total retail sales rose 1.8 percent from a year earlier, after rising by a revised 2.0 percent in the previous month, according to data from the Singapore Department of Statistics. ...

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Lower Manhattan’s retail and residential resurgence – Story

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) – With the opening of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the shopping mall at the Oculus PATH station, and the Fulton Street station, Lower Manhattan is bustling with new business and residential living. Council Member Margaret Chin represents the area. She said that in the 16 years since 9/11, the residential population ...

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