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Weekly Sales Strong in Apparel

Retail Economist, Goldman Sachs report year-on-year gain of 3.4 percent.

Emaar Malls Reports Strong Growth Despite Gulf Economic Slowdown

Emaar Malls reported a 23 percent increase in net profits for 2014.

Poundland Sales Growth Slows Over Christmas Quarter

The discount retailer said it was on track to meet profit expectations for the 2014-15 year, despite slower sales growth.

Bon-Ton Reduces Guidance For Fourth Quarter

Chief financial officer Keith Plowman to retire in August.

Hindustan Unilever Cuts Prices as Thrifty Shoppers Hurt Volumes

The maker Dove soap, Sunsilk shampoo and Lipton tea said it aimed to revive demand by bringing down prices on some of its products.

December's Retail Price Decline Part of Long-Term Trend

Weakness in retail pricing power deepened in 2014 — a trend that is expected to continue in the coming months.

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Target to Exit Canadian Operations

Firm to close 133 stores at cost of about 17,600 jobs.

Vietnam's Vingroup Plans Major Mall Expansion to Tap Retail Growth

Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup expects to launch about 24 shopping centres across the country this year.

Bernanke Sees Upside in Possible Rate Hikes

Possibility of boost would indicate greater economic health, former Fed head tells NRF.

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NRF Says Holiday Sales Rose 4%

The 4 percent rise was in line with NRF’s projected forecast of 4.1 percent growth.

Retail Sales Fell in December

Specialty, department and discount stores report decline.

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