LONDON British supermarket group Sainsbury's would challenge in the courts any unfavourable ruling by the regulator on its agreed takeover of rival Asda if it believed it was not backed up by published evidence, its boss said on Thursday.
LONDON Marks & Spencer warned of an increasingly tough trading environment after disruption from the latest attempt to reinvent Britain's most famous retailer dented first half sales and profit margins in both its food and clothing businesses.
LONDON Morrisons , Britain's No. 4 supermarket group, took its run of quarterly sales growth to three years on Tuesday, driven by its wholesale business, though the rate of increase slowed after a summer bonanza, sending its shares lower.
LONDON Associated British Foods plans to open more of its Primark stores in the United States and eastern Europe after strong growth at the fashion chain boosted full-year group profit.
LONDON U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co is expected to order the first three of 20 high-tech warehouses from online grocer Ocado by the end of the year under the terms of a breakthrough deal agreed in May.
LONDON The potential for British online fashion retailer ASOS is "huge" as the shift to internet shopping accelerates, the company said on Wednesday, sending its shares soaring as it beat profit forecasts and flagged years of double-digit sales growth. | Video
LONDON Britain's competition regulator will include German discounters Aldi and Lidl, and online giant Amazon, in its market probe of Sainsbury's proposed takeover of Asda, boosting the deal's chances of being approved without a big sale of stores.
LONDON Merlin Entertainments' Legoland parks fell short of revenue expectations over the summer and the tourist attraction firm also highlighted rising labour costs in a trading update on Tuesday, sending its shares sharply lower.
LONDON Tesco shares fell 8 percent after Britain's biggest retailer missed first-half profit forecasts as weak trading in Thailand and Poland eclipsed accelerating sales growth in its main UK business. | Video
LONDON The British arm of German discount supermarket Aldi aims to have 1,200 stores in Britain by the end of 2025 as it seeks to grab more market share from its bigger listed rivals.