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Talking shop: Aeon eyes Asia growth

Japan-based retailer Aeon warned that its full-year 2013 profit is expected to come in well below expectations. The company was hit by weak...

Talking shop: Tesco faces "difficult decisions"

Tesco clearly has a lot on its plate. On the one hand, the UK's largest retailer is focused on transforming its domestic business through a...

Focus: ParknShop bidders must mull challenges

In ten days time, Hong Kong retail-to-energy conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa will reportedly consider any offers that have come in for ParknS...

Review of 2012: Global food retail highs and lows

Grocers undoubtedly felt the economic pressures in 2012 with discounters enjoying buoyant growth as a result of an increase in value-seeking...

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Aeon warns on competitive intensity in Japan 17 Mar 2014

Katy Askew

Japanese retail giant Aeon has slashed its earnings estimates for the financial year to end-February, citing competitive pressures in the tough Japanese supermarket sector.


Hutchison Whampoa takes ParknShop off the block 21 Oct 2013

Katy Askew

Hong-Kong based retail-to-energy conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa has dropped plans to auction its ParknShop supermarket business.


H1 losses at Japanese retailer Daiei widen 3 Oct 2013

Michelle Russell

Japanese retailer Daiei has seen its net losses widen in the first half of its financial year.


"Four bidders" remain in ParknShop race 9 Sep 2013

Katy Askew

Four bidders reportedly remain in the race to acquire Hong Kong retailer ParknShop - with regional retailers and private-equity firms said to be out of the running.


Charoen Pokphand "in running for ParknShop" 2 Sep 2013

Katy Askew

Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group, the owner of Thai retailer CP All, has reportedly submitted a first-round bid for Hong Kong based supermarket ParknShop.

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