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A Carrefour hypermarket.

Carrefour Reports Improved 2014 Profits

The retailer continued to see the fruit of its ongoing turnaround plan in 2014, reporting a 6.7 percent rise in recurring operating income.

A Sandro store.

Asian Push Lifts SMCP Revenues

Paris-based SMCP Group, the holding company for contemporary brands Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, said revenues jumped 20.5 percent in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of growth in excess of 20 percent.

The American Eagle Outfitters store in Tokyo

American Eagle Net, Sales Rise in Q4

Exceeds updated earnings guidance.

The exterior of an Abercrombie & Fitch.

A&F’s Q4 Profits Fall

Teen angst hasn't abated yet for A&F.

Hong Kong Retail Sales Plunge as Chinese Visitor Arrivals Slow

“The negative impact of slowing Chinese growth on Hong Kong is becoming more obvious,” said Mole Hau, an economist with BNP Paribas.

Outside Goody's.

Stage Feels Weather, But Not Oil, Pressure

Projects 2015 results below those earlier projected by analysts.

As Australia’s Wage Growth Slows, Retailers’ Revenue Slumps

Australia's retailers, hit by tight-fisted consumers as wages grow at their slowest since at least the late 1990s, face a worsening downturn.

Retailers Not Buoyed by Economic Gains

Gas prices and unemployment are down and the stock market is up — but retailers just aren't feeling they'll see much of a lift in business this year.

Gap Net Income Up 3.9%

Earnings per share increased 10 percent to 75 cents per share on a diluted basis, from 68 cents the fourth quarter a year ago.