[LONDON] Morrisons, Britain's fourth largest supermarket group, missed Christmas sales forecasts as weak consumer demand hit its retail and wholesale businesses....

HENNES & MAURITZ AB reported its fastest quarterly sales growth in three years, though analysts said the big question is how much the struggling Swedish retailer cut prices on clothes to clear...

ALMOST ALL major auto makers reported that North American sales declined on Tuesday, meeting analyst expectations for a pull-back by consumers in the second half of the year.

UNILEVER said it will make up some lost ground in the second half after a strike in Brazil held back sales growth in the early part of the year.