SEATTLE is known for its hip neighborhoods, soaring home prices, and being home to Amazon, the world's most valuable company. So why is its rental housing market experiencing the most severe...

[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.

AFTER a decade of sizzling growth, the smartphone market has suddenly cooled. Surveys show smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since the 2007 debut of the iPhone, and...

THE number of Housing Board resale flats sold fell in the first quarter of this year as compared to the previous three months.

<p/> <p/> [DETRIOT] US auto sales in April likely fell nearly 8 per cent from the same month in 2017 despite big discounts for consumers, industry consultants JD Power and LMC Automotive...

[WASHINGTON] US retail sales rebounded in March after three straight monthly declines as households boosted purchases of motor vehicles and other big-ticket items, suggesting consumer spending was...

THE publication of eye-catching sales targets by many Chinese developers this year has contributed to a sharp rise in their share prices as investors built in rosy expectations for the companies.