South Africa's concentrated formal supermarket industry stands as an obstacle against economic transformation and competitive pricing for consumers.
It's a tough time to be a retailer in Australia, but there are some retailers that have found the formula for success.
Some of the bigger grocery retailers are moving away from convenience stores because of increased costs, difficulties reading the market and cannibalisation.
The RBA has revised regulations on how much merchants can charge for using a credit or debit card which might make the practise more common.
Will MPs make an example of the BHS owners or create a moral hazard that dents welfare reforms?
If you can't really tell the difference between Target and Kmart, you're not alone.
Fears from retailers that shoppers will curtail purchases is generally unfounded - but not for a few categories.
You're no mug right? Think again. We all get fooled by anchoring, and probably use it ourselves as well.
Previous attempts to revitalise one of Britain's best-known retail brands have gone awry. Has the rot gone too far this time?
Woolworths' move to rebrand its private labels may lead to no points of difference for customers between supermarket products except price, where Aldi is strongest.
Putting the purchasing public at the heart of your business is getting harder and harder as technology drives ever more interaction.
The big supermarkets, Woolworths and Coles, will need to think of new strategies to compete with new chains such as Aldi which continue to steal market share.
Shareholders should be worried about how much it's costing Woolworths to run its business.
Business and consumers are demanding more data than ever, and the traditional barcode isn't cutting it any more.
Men and women may be charged differently for the same product, but the problems come when you don't have the choice.
Pop-up stores allow retailers to test demand for their product, while playing on customers FoMO - fear of missing out.
Don't feel bad if you can't resist buying up at Christmas.
How campaign groups and trade unions play a crucial role in bringing about change after companies are rocked by scandals.
Do companies really mean it when they talk about being socially responsible? Judging by their mission statements and homepages, it seems increasingly that resources firms do, but many retailers don't.
The retail giant's attempt to head off Aldi's growing market share is causing more headaches for shareholders.