RETAIL sales in Singapore fell in July, weighed down by motor vehicles, according to the latest figures from the Department of Statistics on Wednesday.

AUSTRALIAN retail sales fizzled out in July while nationwide home prices fell again in August and a measure of job advertisement eased, suggesting a further dent in consumer confidence and...

[SYDNEY] Australian retail sales fizzled out in July as tight-fisted shoppers held back from spending on household goods, clothing and department stores, pointing to a subdued start for the third...

[SYDNEY] Australian retailers enjoyed their best sales in a year last quarter as discounting drove goods off the shelves, suggesting consumer spending helped the economy maintain momentum.

JAPAN'S retail sales climbed more than expected in June due to increased spending on fuel, appliances and cosmetics, in a positive sign that households are growing more confident in the...

[STOCKHOLM] Gardening machinery group Husqvarna said on Tuesday it will restructure its struggling Consumer Brands division, which makes petrol lawnmowers and garden tractors, after it slumped to...

LATEST US DATA

US RETAIL sales rose for a fifth month in June and figures from May were revised upwards amid gains at car dealers and non-store vendors, capping a quarter that probably saw consumer spending...

[LONDON] British consumers picked up the pace of their spending in June for the second month running, the first back-to-back increases in over a year, a survey showed on Monday, another sign that...

HONG Kong's retail sales posted its fourth month of double-digit growth in May fuelled by strong consumer spending and a rise in visitors from the Chinese mainland....