- Wal-Mart launches money transfer service between stores
- Walgreens Q2 sales rise 5.2%
- Wal-Mart doubles small-store expansion amid weak sales and lowered outlook
- Signet completes acquisition of Zale Corp., creating jewelry Goliath in malls
- NRF forecasts 4.1% rise in retail sales for 2014; online to grow 9% to 12%
New York City, British-based HSBC said Thursday it will make its entry into Japan’s retail banking sector early next year with a nationwide network of branches targeting wealthy individuals.
The banking giant will open branches in Tokyo, Osaka and other cities. It is looking to expand its presence throughout Asia. On Monday, HSBC announced a deal to buy half of South Korea’s sixth-biggest bank, Korea Exchange Bank.