J Sainsbury

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Sainsbury’s and Asda are two of the largest supermarkets in the UK, but have faced trading issues. File photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

J Sainsbury and Asda are “very unlikely” to appeal against the verdict of the UK competition regulator on their proposed merger, according to people b(...)

The John Lewis and Partners store in Oxford street, London.

John Lewis, the employee-owned retailer whose department stores and supermarkets have become a mainstay of middle-class Britain, will cut annual staff(...)

The logo of Flipkart is seen on the company’s office in Bengaluru, India

Walmart will pay $16 billion for a roughly 77 per cent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, the US retailer’s largest-ever deal, in an attempt t(...)

QIA, one of the 10 largest sovereign funds in the world, has a 22 per cent stake in Sainsbury’s. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the biggest shareholder in J Sainsbury, is supportive of merger talks between the British supermarket chain and riva(...)

The integration of housewares chain Argos advanced more quickly than expected, bolstering a solid Christmas trading period for Sainsbury’s. Photograph: Neil Hall / Reuters

Supermarket group J Sainsbury raised its profit guidance as the integration of housewares chain Argos advanced more quickly than expected, bolstering (...)

In the UK, Ikea’s sales rose by 5.8 per cent, boosted by two new store openings. Overall, Ikea’s annual retail sales rose 3.6 per cent to €34.1 billion. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ikea, the Swedish flat-pack furniture empire, has become one of the few retailers to quantify the financial effects of Brexit. Costs at Ikea UK, whic(...)

Tesco said it was  working hard to fix the computer glitch problem. Photograph:    Toby Melville/Reuters

Tesco Ireland has moved to assure customers here that the computer glitch affecting home deliveries in the United Kingdom was not impacting the compan(...)

French carmaker PSA Group lifted prices of Peugeot, Citroen and DS vehicles by an average of 2 per cent on August 1st. Analyst Ian Fletcher said it was “pretty much inevitable” that other car brands would follow.

British consumers are starting to bear the costs of Brexit, with companies raising prices of everything from cars to carpets to counter a plunge in th(...)

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke is to step down after more than 20 years at the UK supermarket chain, in a management shake up designed to wrestle back market share from discounters Aldi and Lidl.

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke is to step down after more than 20 years at the UK supermarket chain, in a management shake up designed to wrestle ba(...)

UK may face a prolonged recession if it leaves Europe. Photograph: iStock

The UK faces a year long recession if it leaves the European Union, according to a Treasury forecast issued as the government tries to persuade undeci(...)

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