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Dean Best

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UK: Tesco CFO McIlwee resigns 4 April 2014

Tesco CFO Laurie McIlwee has decided to leave the UK retailer, it was announced this afternoon (4 April).


CarrefourFRANCE: Investment lifts Carrefour FY profits 5 March 2014

Carrefour, the world's second-largest retailer, today (5 March) reported higher 2013 profits as investment helped boost sales in France - with the company pledging to up capital expenditure this year.


TURKEY: Tesco in talks over Turkish arm 24 February 2014

Tesco Kipa, the Turkish unit of UK retailer Tesco, has today (24 February) confirmed its parent is in talks over possible options for the future of the business.


Asda saw comparable sales drop 0.1%UK: Asda rounds off year with Q4 sales fall 20 February 2014

Asda ended its 2013 financial year with a fall in underlying sales in the fourth quarter.


UK: Asda confident after "very tough" Christmas 6 January 2014

UK retailer Asda has reported "a good performance" during what it described as a "very tough" Christmas trading period.


INDIA: Jobs axed as Wal-Mart goes solo 17 December 2013

Wal-Mart has admitted some jobs will be lost from its business in India as the US retail giant plots its growth in the market alone.


INDIA: Tesco bids to run multi-brand outlets 17 December 2013

Tesco has set out a plan to become the first foreign retailer in India to run multi-brand outlets, with an application to invest in local operator Trent Hypermarket.


Cheesewright joined Wal-Mart in 1999 with role at AsdaGLOBAL: Cheesewright to head Wal-Mart international arm 10 December 2013

David Cheesewright, the head of Wal-Mart's operations in EMEA and Canada, is to be promoted to lead all of the retail giant's businesses outside the US.


McMillon has led Wal-MartUS: Wal-Mart international chief McMillon set for top job 25 November 2013

Doug McMillon, the chief executive of Wal-Mart's operations outside the US, is to become the CEO of the world's largest retailer, it said today (25 November).


CHINA: Wal-Mart reiterates plans to expand in China 25 October 2013

Wal-Mart Stores has outlined plans to open stores and distribution centres in China over the next three years - after saying last week some existing outlets in the country would close.


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