CLOTHING retailers have felt a pre-Christmas chill slicing through their margins as they try to lure shoppers to spend rather than hold off in anticipation of ever-bigger price cuts.

TOYS "R" Us outlets are closed in the US, but the brand's stores are still a popular destination for Shanghai resident Pan Wei. ...

PROPERTY developer SingHaiyi Group has terminated the bulk sale involving 34 condominium units at US$23.1 million of a US commercial real estate project.

GOOGLE parent Alphabet Inc is expected to report a jump in third-quarter revenue and profit, powered by the Internet search giant's digital-advertising business and growth in its cloud division...

ORACLE Corp reported sluggish quarterly sales and projected anaemic growth in the current period, signalling that the world's second-largest software maker continues to stumble in its transition...

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[MUMBAI] Jewellers in India's biggest gold-buying state expect sales to drop during the peak festival and wedding season after heavy rains and floods caused more than US$3 billion of damage...

[SYDNEY] Australia's biggest grocer Woolworths Group flagged on Monday it was rapidly losing sales momentum after starting to charge shoppers for plastic bags, sending its shares lower...

AFTER a fender-bender with his Tesla Model S last February, Tor Havard Wiig figured he'd be back on the road within a week or two. Five months on, he's still waiting for parts - and he...

DUTCH electronics giant Philips Monday posted a 15 per cent hike in net profits for the second quarter, just months after listing its lighting division separately on the Amsterdam bourse.