This week's meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is widely expected to be newsworthy for the absence of news - but a few dissenting voices are arguing the cartel may have a surprise up its sleeve.
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG), whose two largest competitors are merging, is struggling to maintain growth as dollar-store competition turned furious.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it would raise minimum wages for more than 100,000 U.S. employees, including some department managers and deli workers, its second wage hike this year.
SoftBank is ploughing $1bn into Coupang, a South Korean online retail group, as the Japanese group continues its aggressive shopping spree.
Amazon.com Amazon.com is launching a free shipping option for thousands of small items like cosmetics, in-ear headphones, mobile phone accessories, etc.