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Michelle Russell

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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.

US: Dollar General records "strong" Q3 5 December 2013

US discount retailer Dollar General said it delivered a "strong" third-quarter after recording an increase in earnings.

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