Retail / Wholesale Sales

Hong Kong May retail sales tumble as spending, tourism evaporate

Hong Kong May retail sales tumble as spending, tourism evaporate

Published 30/06/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s retail sales in May slumped 32.8% from a year earlier, falling for the 16th consecutive month as the virus [more…]

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Published 22/06/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday he expects the country’s economy to recover quickly from the damage caused by the [more…]

May flowers: Where the U.S. retail blooms are and are not

May flowers: Where the U.S. retail blooms are and are not

Published 17/06/2020

(Reuters) - No denying May’s $73 billion rebound in U.S. retail sales was an eye-popper and is the latest fodder to fuel the red-hot “V” [more…]

Vietnam targets e-commerce turnover reaching $35 billion by 2025

Vietnam targets e-commerce turnover reaching $35 billion by 2025

Published 19/05/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam is aiming for double-digit annual growth in the turnover of e-commerce over the next five years, forecasting that sales in the [more…]

As China splashes out vouchers to revive retail, many just buy necessities

As China splashes out vouchers to revive retail, many just buy necessities

Published 21/04/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is handing out billions of yuan in shopping coupons to support retailers crushed by the COVID-19 outbreak, but the subsidies are [more…]

Walmart India says eight senior staff among 56 executives fired

Walmart India says eight senior staff among 56 executives fired

Published 13/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N), the world’s largest retailer, has fired 56 of its India executives including eight from senior management, Krish Iyer, [more…]

China’s factory, retail sectors shine as trade tensions thaw

China’s factory, retail sectors shine as trade tensions thaw

Published 16/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China’s industrial and retail sectors beat expectations in November, as government support propped up demand in the world’s second-largest economy [more…]

French CGT union threatens more protests over pensions plan

French CGT union threatens more protests over pensions plan

Published 15/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Four branches of France’s hardline CGT union, including railway and transport workers, threatened on Sunday to step up protests unless the government [more…]

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Germany on track for solid growth as business morale holds steady

Published 24/09/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business morale held steady in Germany in September, propped up by consumer spending and construction, a survey showed, to leave the country [more…]