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Carrefour confident over overhaul despite fourth-quarter 'yellow vests' hit

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PARIS (Reuters) – Carrefour (CARR.PA) said on Tuesday it was confident its overhaul plan was on track, although sales growth slowed slightly in the fourth quarter as 10 weeks of anti-government protests hit hypermarket sales in its core French market. The logo of Carrefour is seen on shopping trolleys at the Carrefour Lingostiere in Nice, Read More

Wall Street drops over 1.5 percent as global growth worries resurface

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks tumbled over 1.5 percent on Tuesday on concerns of global growth after the International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast, China reported a sharp slowdown and a few U.S. companies gave disappointing earnings outlooks. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

French protests weigh on Carrefour fourth-quarter hypermarket sales

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The logo of Carrefour is seen on shopping trolleys at the Carrefour Lingostiere in Nice, France, March 31, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard PARIS (Reuters) – Carrefour (CARR.PA), Europe’s largest retailer, said on Tuesday that sales growth slowed in the fourth quarter, as 10 weeks of anti-government protests hurt hypermarket sales in its core French market. Elsewhere Read More

Elliott urges eBay to restructure business to double market value

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An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo (Reuters) – EBay Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Tuesday urged the e-commerce platform to restructure its business and sell some businesses to double its market value in the next two years. Elliott, which Read More

ProSieben sees pressure easing as Netflix raises prices

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MUNICH (Reuters) – ProSiebenSat.1 Media believes that price increases by U.S. streaming giant Netflix could ease competitive pressures on the German group’s core TV business and is bullish on growth at its e-commerce arm, CEO Max Conze said. FILE PHOTO – The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. Read More

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a bench painted in the colours of the U.S. flag outside a clothing store in Beijing, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Read More

Luxury online reseller The RealReal in talks with banks for IPO: sources

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FILE PHOTO: Luxury handbags for sale are displayed at The RealReal shop, a seven-year-old online reseller of luxury items on consignment in the Soho section of Manhattan, in New York City, New York, U.S., May 18, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar (Reuters) – U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc is talking to investment banks about the Read More

Oil hits 2-month high as China truce signals brighter outlook

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By Alex Nussbaum on 1/18/2019 Photo: Shanghai. NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Oil prices climbed to a two-month high as China was said to offer a trillion-dollar buying spree to defuse trade tensions with the world’s biggest economy. Futures climbed 3.3% in New York to cap the third straight weekly increase. Bloomberg News reported China proposed Read More

Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations. Read More

Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Major consumer companies including Unilever (ULVR.L), Procter & Gamble (PG.N) and Nestle (NESN.S) are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked. One of the possible personalised skincare regimens created by the Skinsei diagnostic, is seen in this undated handout Read More