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Sales, profit at Sears continue downward spiral

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) ” Sears, the one-time standard bearer for U.S. retail, has posted quarterly losses for more than a year now, and sales continue to slide as the company shutters poorly performing stores. The company’s cash situation, which has led in the past to clashes with suppliers, is an ongoing concern. Cash and cash equivalents fell another 12 ... Read More »

Saudi Kayan Q1 net loss narrows on higher production, sales

RIYADH: The company, an affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic), made a net loss of SR216.3 million ($57.7 million) in the three months to March 31, it said in a bourse statement. This compares with a loss of SR591.6 million ($157.7 million) in the same period of 2015. The average estimate of three analysts polled by Reuters was for ... Read More »

Garment producer’s new strategy to improve both brand credit, sales

HCM CITY: Garment producers now have a new strategy to improve both brand recognition and sales – selling through super-markets. Tran Thi Thuy Trang, director of Dan Chau Fashion Co said though her company has 20 stores, its products are present in almost all supermarkets in the south. Thuy Nga, head of business development at Sanding Co said her company’s ... Read More »

Hungary’s retail sales up 4.2% in May 2015: KSH

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw an unadjusted year-on-year rise of 4.2% in May, up from last month’s 4.1%, adjusted for calendar effects, while retail sales rose by 5.2%, up from April’s 5.0%, a first reading of data released by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) on Friday reveals. Adjusted for calendar effects, the volume of sales rose by 1.1% in ... Read More »

Finland’s trade sales fall by 2.7% in May 2015

HELSINKI: Retail trade sales decreased by 2.7 per cent in May 2015 year-on-year, according to Statistics Finland,  Sales declined by 3.6 per cent both in daily consumer goods trade and in department store trade. Over the same period, wholesale trade sales fell by 6.4 per cent and motor vehicle sales by 6.1 per cent. Sales decreased in total trade by ... Read More »

Performance of Goals in UK remains below expectations

LONDON: Shares in Goals Soccer Centres have dipped by six per cent after poor weather weighed on UK trading in the six months ended June 30. But the five-a-side operator’s sluggish first half at home was brightened by the US, where like for like sales at its LA Centre surged by 20 per cent and progress was made on its roll ... Read More »

Finnish retail sales drop by 3.6 % in May

HELSINKI: The sales in retail trade decreased by 3.6 per cent in May 2015 from the corresponding period in the year before, according to Statistics Finland’s retail trade flash estimate.  Over the same period, the volume of retail trade sales, from which the impact of prices has been eliminated, went down by 2.9 per cent. In daily consumer goods trade, ... Read More »

Hungarian retail sales up 4.1% in April 2015

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw a year-on-year rise of 4.1% in April, according to raw data, and rose by 5.0% adjusted for calendar effects, decelerating from March’s 6.5% increase, Hungary’s Central Statistics Office (KSH) said today in its second reading of data. The volume of sales increased by 1.6% in specialized and non-specialized food retailing, KSH data suggest. The ... Read More »

China auto sales fall 4.55% to 1.9m units in May

BEIJING: China’s automobile market contracted in May as sales declined for the second-consecutive month by 4.55 percent month on month to 1.9 million units, data showed here the other day. On a yearly basis, sales volume also edged down 0.4 percent, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers. Auto output stood at 1.96 million in May, down 5.56 percent ... Read More »

BMW Group vehicle sales rises 5.9% to 188,vehicles in May 2015

HELSINKI: German automaker BMW Group reported here on Friday that its sales continued to grow in May, while deliveries of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles rose by 5.9 percent, hitting the company’s best May sales. A total of 188,287 BMW vehicles were delivered to customers in May. As a result, 890,937 vehicles were delivered in the first five months ... Read More »

Portuguese car sales surge to 31.4% to total 21,053 units once again May: ACAP

LISBON: Vehicle sales rose by 31.4 percent year on year in May to total 21,053 units, ACAP – the Portuguese Automobile Association – reported this week. The ACAP press release said that thus far this year the five-monthly vehicle sales total stood at 92,605 units, up 30.3 percent on 2014. Passenger vehicle sales rose 33.1 percent year-on-year in May to ... Read More »

Portuguese car sales surge to 31.4% to total 21,053 units once again May: ACAP

LISBON: Vehicle sales rose by 31.4 percent year on year in May to total 21,053 units, ACAP – the Portuguese Automobile Association – reported this week. The ACAP press release said that thus far this year the five-monthly vehicle sales total stood at 92,605 units, up 30.3 percent on 2014. Passenger vehicle sales rose 33.1 percent year-on-year in May to ... Read More »

Portugal’s new car sales surge to 31.4% to 21,053 units YoY May 2015

LISBON: Vehicle sales rose by 31.4 percent year on year in May to total 21,053 units, ACAP the Portuguese Automobile Association reported this week. The ACAP press release said that thus far this year the five-monthly vehicle sales total stood at 92,605 units, up 30.3 percent on 2014. Passenger vehicle sales rose 33.1 percent year-on-year in May to total 18,343 ... Read More »

Hungary’s retail sales up by 4.4% in April 2015

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw a year-on-year rise of 4.4% in April, following a rise of 6.5% in March, preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) today reveal. Adjusted for calendar effects, the volume of sales rose by 1.6% in food, drinks and tobacco stores, by 7.8% in non-food retail trade and by 9.3% in automotive fuel ... Read More »

Hungary’s retail sales up by 4.4% in April 2015

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw a year-on-year rise of 4.4% in April, following a rise of 6.5% in March, preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) today reveal. Adjusted for calendar effects, the volume of sales rose by 1.6% in food, drinks and tobacco stores, by 7.8% in non-food retail trade and by 9.3% in automotive fuel ... Read More »

Smartphones dominate Kenya’s mobile phone sales

NAIROBI: One in two mobile devices sold in Kenya today is a smartphone indicating that the country’s mobile phone industry is moving further away from feature phones and more towards feature-packed smart devices. According to a new study by e-commerce company, Jumia, of the 3.1 million devices sold in Kenya this year, 1.8 million were smartphones, representing 58 per cent ... Read More »

Tesla sales in electric cars surge to 282 cars in firs t 4 months of 2015

MADRID: Sports and luxury car enthusiasts in Denmark are increasingly swapping the Audi A8, BMW 5 and Mercedes E for the model, reveals the Danish Car Importers Association – all for a price of a large family car. In 2014, the American company Tesla, which specialises in producing electric cars, sold 616 of its Model S sedans in Denmark and ... Read More »

Tesla sales in electric cars surge to 282 cars in firs t 4 months of 2015

MADRID: Sports and luxury car enthusiasts in Denmark are increasingly swapping the Audi A8, BMW 5 and Mercedes E for the model, reveals the Danish Car Importers Association – all for a price of a large family car. In 2014, the American company Tesla, which specialises in producing electric cars, sold 616 of its Model S sedans in Denmark and ... Read More »

Hungary’s retail sales up 6.5% to HUF724b in March 2015

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw a year-on-year increase of 6.5% in March, with retail sales reaching HUF 724 billion during the month at current prices, in absolute terms, a second reading of data published today by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) reveals. The rise followed February’s year-on-year increase of 6.4%. Data from KSH suggest that food, drinks and tobacco ... Read More »

Hungary’s retail sales up 6.5% to HUF724b in March 2015

BUDAPEST: Retail sales in Hungary saw a year-on-year increase of 6.5% in March, with retail sales reaching HUF 724 billion during the month at current prices, in absolute terms, a second reading of data published today by the Central Statistics Office (KSH) reveals. The rise followed February’s year-on-year increase of 6.4%. Data from KSH suggest that food, drinks and tobacco ... Read More »