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  • Marks & Spencer Lifts British Retail
    The retail giant beat expectations, but chief Sir Stuart Rose warns the industry's woes are far from over
  • Retail Sales Drop in Britain
    After a surprise uptick in January, sales in February fell 1.8% below last year's levels, renewing fears of further closures and job cuts
  • Whole Foods Gets Bruised in London
    Poor performance at the organic supermarket's fledgling British flagship store in Kensington was a big factor in the chain's overall financial woes
  • The Fizz Goes Out of Heineken
    As profits plummet, the Dutch brewer is slashing capital outlays and facing huge writedowns amid a global slump in alcohol consumption
  • The Rise and Fall of a Retail King
    Jon Asgeir Johannesson built Baugur into a sprawling retail empire. Now it lies in ruins, victim of the financial crisis and Iceland's collapse

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