from Breakingviews:

China’s consumers show early signs of a debt wish

September 4, 2014

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Expert Zone:

Food prices matter: here’s why

By Paul Donovan
May 23, 2014

(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

from Breakingviews:

Wal-Mart can win leading the way on minimum wage

May 22, 2014

By Daniel Indiviglio
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

China’s “biggests” come early, late or not at all

February 7, 2014

By Ethan Bilby and John Foley
The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Breakingviews:

China’s Singles’ Day shows market power of one

November 7, 2013

By John Foley

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

With unemployment high, France forces stores to close early

By Peter Gumbel
September 25, 2013

The French like to refer to the Champs Elysées in Paris as “the most beautiful avenue in the world,” and 300,000 people stroll up and down it every day to see for themselves, many of them tourists looking to shop. No surprise, then, to find that retailers from Nike to LVMH are willing to pay premium rents for space on the avenue, which runs in a straight line from the Place de la Concorde up to the triumphal arch at Etoile.

from Global Investing:

‘Ivanovs’ keen on new cars despite high inflation – Sberbank

By Reuters Staff
April 11, 2013

Sberbank's hypothetical Russian middle-class family metric - the 'Ivanovs'- shows the average Russian family is concerned about high inflation, though that is still barely denting some peoples' aspirations of getting behind the steering wheel of a new car.

from Breakingviews:

Where did Apple’s missing market value go?

March 7, 2013

By Richard Beales
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Japan tensions rewrite China shopping lists

February 13, 2013

By Katrina Hamlin

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Global Investing:

Russia’s consumers — a promise for the stock market

February 11, 2013

As we wrote here last week, Russian bond markets are bracing for a flood of foreign capital. But there appears to be a surprising lack of interest in Russian equities.