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Coty Said to Win Auction for P&G Beauty Assets

The acquisition is expected to take at least two weeks to be finalized.

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Boohoo Posts 27% Gain in U.K. Sales

Online fashion retailer credits price investments and higher marketing spend for the gains.

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Procter & Gamble Co.


Henkel, Coty Said to Submit Binding Bids for P&G Assets

Procter & Gamble's beauty business is worth up to a total of $12 billion.

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Brait’s New Buy New Look Posts Big Profit Rise

British budget clothes retailer New Look posted a big jump in full-year profit on Tuesday.

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S.Africa’s Mr Price to Open Stores in Australia this Year

The clothing and homeware retailer also reported a 20.2 percent rise in headline earnings per share.

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Amazon Offers Limited Free Shipping on Same-Day Delivery Orders

The retailer said on Thursday it will offer limited free same-day delivery under its Prime shipping service.

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China’s Belle Profit Up 8%, New Store Openings to Slow

China's top shoemaker and retailer Belle International Holdings Ltd saw its annual profit rise 8 percent but noted sluggish growth in the world's second largest economy hitting an already weak retail segment.

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Royal Mail Sees Tough Parcel Market, Focuses on Costs

Intense competition in the parcels market from rivals will leave Britain’s Royal Mail reliant on cost controls and efficiency improvements.

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Copying Alibaba, India E-tailers Woo Small Sellers for Growth

Indian e-commerce firms are offering funding help and tech support to woo small retailers.

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Japan Department Store Sales up 14% in April

Business also got a shot in the arm from foreign tourists, with their buying more than tripling year-on-year for a third straight month.

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A view outside the JC Penney store.


Judge Certifies Class Action Over JC Penney Phantom Discounts

The federal judge certified a class-action lawsuit that accuses the retailer of marking up retail prices on sale items.

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Ready To Wear

Michael Jordan to Take Trademark Case to China’s Highest Court

Michael Jordan will take a trademark dispute with a Chinese sports firm to China's supreme court, lawyers for the basketball star said on Friday, escalating one of several cases accusing local firms of illegally imitating global brands.

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Government and Trade

Death Toll from Philippine Factory Fire Rises to 72

The death toll has risen to 72 in a fire that gutted a rubber slipper factory in the Philippine capital of Manila.

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Indonesia March Retail Sales Grow 19.3%

The 650 retailers in 10 major cities surveyed said they expected sales growth to continue accelerating in April.

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India’s Myntra Bets on Own Label, Mobile Shopping in Profit Push

India's biggest online fashion retailer, Myntra, could turn profitable within a year or two as it cuts back on bargains.

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