A decision by South African hotel and casino group, Sun International to pull out of Nigeria raises many questions about the conditions of doing business in the second largest economy in Africa.
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.
Woolworths must turn its fortunes around. Does it have the right strategy?
Supermarkets are finally catching on to the fact that consumers have disliked the proliferation of private labels.
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.
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.
Major food retailers say they are aiming for zero food waste - but are transferring the costs onto not-for-profit groups and suppliers.
Shareholders should be worried about how much it's costing Woolworths to run its business.
The massive financial and managerial distraction created by Masters has left Woolworths little time and money to focus on its core grocery business.
Unconscionable conduct by (mainly big) business has been notoriously tricky to prove. Could a change in legal wording help?
The retail giant's attempt to head off Aldi's growing market share is causing more headaches for shareholders.
Woolworths' new loyalty program is following the international trend away from old-fashioned points-based systems.
Convenience stores could be the next big focus for Australia's grocery retailing giants.
Coles and Woolworths' representation of "fresh" and "local" food reflects heightened interest among consumers about these values. But they also contributes to concerns about the supply chain.
Some say the only way to smash the Coles/Woolworths duopoly is more regulation and a consumer backlash, but this assumes all power is used for evil.
Farmers will get some extra help in the battle against the supermarket chains in the government's long-awaited White Paper on Agricultural Competitiveness released on Saturday.
The hubris on show at Woolworths was never sustainable, and as a result CEO Grant O'Brien will join more than 1,000 employees losing their job.
The possible entrance of another German discount retailer - Lidl - is bad news for the supermarket giants and good news for shoppers.