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Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack

The Ikea branch in central Sweden where two shoppers were fatally stabbed -- reportedly with knives taken from the shelves -- will temporarily stop knife sales.

Swedish Ikea store stops knife sales after attack
General view of IKEA's first city centre store. ©REUTERS
Ikea ruffles a few feathers with first Korean store

Global furniture giant Ikea opens its first store in South Korea, a much-anticipated market entry that has stumbled at a number of commercial and cultural hurdles along the way.

Ikea ruffles a few feathers with first Korean store
©Reuters/Kevork Djansezian
Wal-Mart trims full-year sales forecast

Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, cut its sales forecast for its next fiscal year and projected a drop in capital spending.

Wal-Mart trims full-year sales forecast
Wealthy Chinese buy space flight tickets: report
Wealthy Chinese buy space flight tickets: report

More than 300 Chinese space enthusiasts have booked tickets costing nearly $100,000 for a five minute trip to outer space, official media reported.

Wealthy Chinese buy space flight tickets: report
Satu Fest
Don't miss Black Friday in Almaty

Black Friday and Boxing day, all in one are coming to Almaty to sweep the Kazakhstani shoppers off their feet with blowout bargains as a part of Satu Fest.

Don't miss Black Friday in Almaty
©Reuters/Kevork Djansezian
Walmart to open stores in US capital despite protest

Walmart, the biggest retailer in the United States, is opening its first-ever stores in the US capital -- but some aren't giving it a warm welcome.

Walmart to open stores in US capital despite protest
The design of a retail complex. Photo courtesy of Almaty Architecture and City Planning Department
Several flea markets demolished in Almaty

Several flea markets are being demolished in Almaty.

Several flea markets demolished in Almaty
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