Retail and wholesale

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) supporters protest outside a Clicks store in Soweto, Johannesburg, Monday, Sept. 7 2020 calling for the closure of the stores around the country. The chain store posted an advertisement on their website that negatively described natural Black hair labelled as being "Dry and Damaged" and "Frizzy and Dull", while white people's hair was called "Fine and Flat" and "Normal". (AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed)
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September 07, 2020 - 2:04 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Protests over an advertisement viewed as racially offensive forced the closure Monday of at least 60 outlets of a chain of drugstores. Leaders of the leftist opposition party Economic Freedom Fighters led the protests against the nationwide retailer Clicks, in which some of its...
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September 03, 2020 - 8:07 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The market share of electric cars in Europe increased during and immediately after the worst of the pandemic lockdowns, industry figures showed Thursday, even as overall sales of vehicles of all types plunged during the second quarter. The new figures come as automakers...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2020 file photo, a person wearing a protective mask walks past the boarded up windows of a Macy's department store in Philadelphia. Macy’s Inc. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $431 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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September 02, 2020 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s got more people to shop on its website and app, but it wasn’t enough to make up for plummeting sales inside its department stores. Online sales were up 53%, and the company said it attracted 4 million new online customers. But sales sunk 61% inside its stores, which reopened...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2020 file photo, a woman pulls groceries from a cart to her vehicle outside of a Walmart store in Pearl, Miss. Walmart is launching a new membership service for shoppers this month that it hopes can compete with Amazon Prime. Called Walmart+, it will cost $98 a year or $12.95 a month, and give members same-day delivery on 160,000 items, a fuel discount at certain gas stations and a chance to check out at Walmart stores without having to wait at a register. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
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September 01, 2020 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is launching a new membership service that it hopes can compete with Amazon Prime. Called Walmart+, it will cost $98 a year, or $12.95 a month, and give members same-day delivery on 160,000 items, a fuel discount at certain gas stations and a chance to check out at Walmart...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2020 file photo, a man opens social media app 'TikTok' on his cell phone, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Walmart said Thursday, Aug. 27, that it's interested in teaming up with Microsoft to buy the U.S. business of TikTok, the popular Chinese video app. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File)
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August 29, 2020 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart may be the world's largest retailer but it has mostly failed in its efforts to break Amazon's online dominance. Could TikTok, a fast-growing 3-year-old app filled with goofy videos, be the answer? TikTok's U.S. business appears up for grabs, with the Trump administration...
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FILE - In this May 18, 2020 file photo, Gus Promollo delivers an order into a customer's trunk at Dick's Sporting Goods in Paramus, N.J. At home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick’s Sporting Goods. The retailer’s second-quarter results easily beat Wall Street’s expectations, Wednesday, Aug. 26, as consumers continue to focus on health and wellness while stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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August 26, 2020 - 11:28 am
At home workouts and outdoor athletic activities are shaping up to be good business for Dick's Sporting Goods. The retailer's second-quarter results easily beat Wall Street's expectations as consumers continue to focus on health and wellness while stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. “...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 27, 2020, file photo, shoppers walk past a Nordstrom window display at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles. On Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, Nordstrom Inc. reported a larger-than-expected loss and a 53% drop in sales for its fiscal second quarter, during which the pandemic forced the upscale department store chain to temporarily close its stores. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
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August 25, 2020 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nordstrom Inc. on Tuesday reported a larger-than-expected loss and a 53% drop in sales for its fiscal second quarter, during which the pandemic forced the upscale department store chain to temporarily close its stores. The Seattle-based retailer's business was also hurt by the shift...
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August 23, 2020 - 7:06 pm
Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico was slowed Sunday by the approach of two storms that led companies to remove workers from more than 100 offshore platforms. The Interior Department said that based on company reports at midday, 114 platforms had been evacuated. That is 18% of the staffed...
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This June 2019 photo shows Jeff Wilke at an Amazon conference in Las Vegas. Amazon says executive Wilke, who oversees the company’s retail business, will retire early in 2021. He will be replaced by Dave Clark, who runs Amazon's warehouses and delivery network. Wilke has been at Amazon for more than two decades. (AP Photo/Joseph Pisani)
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August 21, 2020 - 10:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon retail chief Jeff Wilke, who has helped Amazon transform itself from an online bookstore into a global colossus, is retiring early next year. Wilke, 53, has been with Amazon for more than two decades and was regarded as a potential successor to founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. His...
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Shoppers pass a sale sign in a shop window on Oxford Street in London, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. The British economy is on course to record the deepest coronavirus-related slump among the world's seven leading industrial economies after official figures showed it shrinking by a 20.4% in the second quarter of 2020 alone said The Office for National Statistics. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
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August 21, 2020 - 8:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government debt has breached the 2 trillion-pound ($2.6 trillion) mark for the first time after heavy borrowing to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The Office for National Statistics said Friday that the government borrowed a further 26.7 billion pounds...
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