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Nation 23 Jun 2017 | 12:00 AM

Island puts limits on foreign retailers

GEORGE TOWN: To curb foreigners from taking over Penang island’s retail sector, the city council is enforcing a set of new rulings on foreign businessmen.

Nation 26 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Retail stint for jobless grads

Jobless graduates interested in the retail sector will get a chance to undergo a one-year attachment programme with hypermarkets.

World 04 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

India's Congress gambles on reforms, foreign supermarkets at rally

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's embattled Congress party, led by Sonia Gandhi, sought to drum up support for the contentious opening up of the country's vast retail sector to big foreign chains at a mass rally on Sunday, saying supermarkets would help farmers and consumers battling high inflation.

AseanPlus News 03 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

7-Eleven collapse sends warning to investors

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s large consumer market may be a jewel in the eyes of foreign businesses, but in the retail sector, that jewel can quickly become kryptonite for companies.

World 16 Jun 2017 | 6:44 AM

Nike to cut 1,400 jobs in reorganization

NEW YORK: Sports apparel and footwear giant Nike will cut about 1,400 jobs, part of a plan to expand direct selling to consumers as e-commerce roils the retail sector, the company announced Thursday.

Nation 12 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Profiteers taken to task over rising prices

I>Tamil NesanB>/I/B>in its editorial lambasted profiteers in the retail sector for arbitrarily increasing prices of essential items and burdening lower income group families.

AseanPlus News 09 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retailers battle for market share in cities

WITH the full opening up of China's retail sector approaching, the world's leading chain retailers have started fighting for market share in the nation's second-tier cities.

Nation 26 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aiming for RM165bil of retail NKEA

THE Government is aiming for the retail National Key Economic Area (NKEA) to contribute a total of RM165bil per annum to the country's gross national income (GNI) by 2020.

World 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Indian government wins second vote on retail; more reforms eyed

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government won a second parliament vote on Friday on allowing foreign supermarkets into the country, paving the way for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to press ahead with more reforms, including freeing up a cash-strapped insurance sector.