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Michelle Russell

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Donald Trump withdrew US from original TPP deal in JanuaryTPP11 nations move trade pact forward with new name 15 November 2017

Trade ministers from 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have agreed on core elements of the new trade pact that is moving forward despite the absence of the US from the agreement.

Bananas among goods traded between UK and poorest nationsBrexit - UK to keep duty-free access for developing countries 26 June 2017

The UK will maintain duty-free access to its market for goods from dozens of developing countries once it has left the EU.

Wal-Mart has announced the opening of 50 cash-and-carry stores in IndiaINDIA: Wal-Mart outlines India expansion plans 14 April 2014

Wal-Mart has revealed growth plans for its wholesale store division in India including the opening of additional stores and an extension of its B2B e-commerce platform.

Family Dollar US: Family Dollar to close 370 stores 11 April 2014

US discounter Family Dollar Stores has announced plans to cut jobs and close around 370 under-performing outlets.

Wal-Mart to double small-store expansion programmeUS: Wal-Mart Q4 profits, sales outlook hits shares 20 February 2014

Wal-Mart saw its share price fall this morning (20 February) after the retail giant posted a fall in fourth-quarter earnings and lowered its fiscal 2015 sales guidance.

Data breach to hit Target's bottom lineUS: Target lowers Q4 guidance amid data breach 13 January 2014

Target Corp has warned of larger losses than expected in its fourth-quarter as it revealed a data breach in December may now have affected 70m customers.

Tesco sales fell in the UK and internationally over Christmas and New YearUK: Tesco shares slide after latest sales declines 9 January 2014

Tesco has again reported declines in sales at home and abroad as it outlined how it traded during Christmas and New Year.

UK: Sainsbury's Q3 results prove strong for food but flat for group after "tough" Christmas 8 January 2014

Sainsbury's saw its sales growth slow in its third quarter as a "very tough" October and November weighed on its results.

INDIA: Bharti Retail appoints Wal-Mart exec Jain as CEO 8 January 2014

Bharti Retail has appointed the former head of Wal-Mart India, Raj Jain, as its CEO.

Wal-Mart runs the Best Price Modern Wholesale cash-and-carry business in IndiaINDIA: Wal-Mart promotes Iyer to head up India unit 13 December 2013

Wal-Mart executive Krish Iyer has been promoted to lead the US retail giant's operations in India.

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