The UK’s Competition Commission is asking government to establish an ombudsman to arbitrate in disputes between retailers and suppliers, as retailers have declined to act and the Commission does not have the power to do so itself.
France's finance minister Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the
country's leading food retail groups to cut their prices in return
for a relaxation of some of the more restrictive legislation, in
particular the rules governing...
Since 1998, the Observatory on Loyalty Cards at the University of
Parma in Italy has been monitoring the progress of 40 loyalty card
schemes operated by retailers across Europe. In a report for
Retail, Cristina Ziliani...
Russia, Slovakia and Hungary are just three of the markets tipped
for major international retail expansion this year by consultancy
firm AT Kearney. But previous favourites such as China and Mexico
should be avoided because of increasing...