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Walmart unveils new online look

Walmart unveils new online look

20/04/2018 - 14:31
Walmart.com has just offered a sneak peek at its new online shopping site, which will offer a cleaner and more modern digital experience. The actual site will go live to customers in early May. read more
Low-carb potatoes on the rise

Low-carb potatoes on the rise

20/04/2018 - 14:08
Potatoes contain many good nutrients, but they have a somewhat negative image because they’re a source of starch. Starch is a carbohydrate, which is known for being fattening. A potato with fewer carbs should be the solution. read more
Staff in Waitrose stores to advise shoppers to buy healthier foods

Staff in Waitrose stores to advise shoppers to buy healthier foods

20/04/2018 - 09:06
Waitrose has revealed that it is training up some of its shop floor staff to advise shoppers on their diets, steering them away from junk food and towards healthier options. read more
River Island to launch five new flagship stores in 2018

River Island to launch five new flagship stores in 2018

19/04/2018 - 14:41
Fashion retailer River Island has unveiled plans to open five new flagship stores in 2018. read more
Study finds Americans waste 150 000 tons of food per day

Study finds Americans waste 150 000 tons of food per day

19/04/2018 - 11:10
Recent study findings reveal Americans waste nearly 150 000 tons of food per day, amounting to about 422g per person, and fruits and vegetables are mostly what gets tossed. read more
Italian fruit and vegetable exports set new record

Italian fruit and vegetable exports set new record

18/04/2018 - 15:33
Italian fruit and vegetable exports reached the €5 billion mark last year, growing by 3% compared to 2016, setting a historical record for the sector. read more
Sainsbury's offers new 'touch-free' meat packaging for millenials

Sainsbury's offers new 'touch-free' meat packaging for millenials

18/04/2018 - 11:08
UK retailer Sainsbury’s has said it will introduce straight-to-pan plastic pouches for meat products. read more
Mondelēz opens $90m biscuit production plant in Bahrain

Mondelēz opens $90m biscuit production plant in Bahrain

18/04/2018 - 09:03
Confectionery company Mondelēz International has opened a new $90 million manufacturing facility in Bahrain to meet growing consumer demand for its products. read more
Toy tycoon bids to save Toys ‘R’ Us

Toy tycoon bids to save Toys ‘R’ Us

17/04/2018 - 08:36
It’s still a longshot, but some Toys “R” Us stores may live to see another day. read more
Burberry appoints new chairman

Burberry appoints new chairman

16/04/2018 - 14:56
More change at the top for Burberry as Gerry Murphy is appointed chairman designate.  read more
London now second favourite for US luxury retail expansion

London now second favourite for US luxury retail expansion

16/04/2018 - 10:31
London is now the second favourite destination for luxury US retailers to break into the European market. read more
Walmart in major expansion of grocery delivery

Walmart in major expansion of grocery delivery

13/04/2018 - 08:49
Walmart has brought in a new partner to help it expand its delivery of online grocery orders. read more
Lush introduces new automated payroll software

Lush introduces new automated payroll software

12/04/2018 - 16:24
Cosmetics retailer Lush is introducing new software to run its company payroll in the UK and Ireland, with a view to implementing it across international business operations.  read more
Iceland to remove palm oil from all own label food

Iceland to remove palm oil from all own label food

11/04/2018 - 09:08
Iceland has announced that it will stop using palm oil as an ingredient in all its own label food by the end of 2018 – making it the first major UK supermarket to make such a pledge. read more
Adidas plans to close stores amid major online investment

Adidas plans to close stores amid major online investment

10/04/2018 - 14:28
Adidas has announced plans to close a number of stores in the next few years as it seeks to ramp up its online offering.  read more
Spar International unveils cashless store in the Netherlands

Spar International unveils cashless store in the Netherlands

09/04/2018 - 13:50
Convenience retail chain Spar International has opened its inaugural cashless grocery store at the Hogeschool Utrecht University campus in the Netherlands.  read more
US retailers dread a trade war with China

US retailers dread a trade war with China

09/04/2018 - 10:49
The Trump administration’s trade dispute with Beijing could hit US retailers if tariffs are implemented and lead to higher prices or a shortage of merchandise. read more
Nine West files for bankruptcy and plans to sell namesake brand

Nine West files for bankruptcy and plans to sell namesake brand

09/04/2018 - 09:34
Massive debt has finally taken its toll on Nine West. read more
After Amazon Go's launch, retailers renew focus on how mobile shapes in-store shopping

After Amazon Go's launch, retailers renew focus on how mobile shapes in-store shopping

06/04/2018 - 15:26
Walmart and Nike are ramping up their mobile strategies, but will the Go model become the new gold standard for retail? read more
Amazon launches Truth & Fable occasion-wear range

Amazon launches Truth & Fable occasion-wear range

06/04/2018 - 14:27
Amazon has launched a new women’s occasion wear brand that focuses on luxury items and “taking inspiration from the red carpet”.  read more
L’Occitane goes mobile with curated retail truck

L’Occitane goes mobile with curated retail truck

04/04/2018 - 10:25
Retailers are flexing their creativity in pursuit of the ultimate experiential shopping format. To this end, L’Occitane has launched the L’Occi truck, a vintage French Citroën H Van that will provide a direct-to-consumer experience to shoppers across the U.S. read more
Walmart going global with money transfer service

Walmart going global with money transfer service

04/04/2018 - 08:45
Walmart is expanding Walmart2Walmart, a program it launched four years ago that targets unbanked consumers, allowing them to transfer money between Walmart U.S. stores. read more
Amazon Fashion prioritising high-value inventory

Amazon Fashion prioritising high-value inventory

28/03/2018 - 11:29
Amazon's U.S. Fashion website offers more than 880,000 products across almost 2,800 brands for both men and women. But a majority of the marketplace's sales are still from third-party sellers, as just 13.7% of products are sold by Amazon. And Amazon's focus for its first-party inventory appears to be on higher-end fashion, according to recent aggregated data.  read more
Tesco crowned best grocer at industry awards

Tesco crowned best grocer at industry awards

27/03/2018 - 09:54
Tesco is celebrating picking up two gongs last week at the Retail Week Awards, including ‘Best Grocer’. read more
Easter purchases will continue strong consumer spend trend

Easter purchases will continue strong consumer spend trend

26/03/2018 - 11:45
Easter spending is expected to hit $18.2 billion this year, slightly below the $18.4 billion spent in 2017 but still the second-highest level on record, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. An estimated 81% of Americans will shop for the holiday, spending an average of $150 per person. read more
Nike revenues jump 7% despite US sales drop

Nike revenues jump 7% despite US sales drop

26/03/2018 - 10:05
Sportswear giant Nike has seen revenues come in above expectations by $15 million (£10.6 million) over its third quarter, driven by strong growth across Asia. read more
Toys R Us did too little, too late

Toys R Us did too little, too late

23/03/2018 - 11:41
Toys R Us plans on selling off or closing its remaining 700 U.S. stores. The 70-year-old toy store tried to keep doors open by filing for bankruptcy protection in September 2017, but by then the company was $5 billion in debt and was spending $400 million a year to service it. And most analysts believe it wasn't e-commerce that led to the retailer's demise but rather a lack of progression. read more
Target steps up water reduction efforts

Target steps up water reduction efforts

22/03/2018 - 14:44
Target has created a plan that will help the company better manage its water usage. read more
Asda launches first ‘Free From’ chocolate bunny for Easter

Asda launches first ‘Free From’ chocolate bunny for Easter

22/03/2018 - 14:14
Asda has introduced its first new Free From Choc Easter Bunny, becoming the first supermarket to introduce a vegan, gluten, wheat and dairy free bunny to the UK market. read more
Sainsbury’s slashes prices on almost 1000 essential items

Sainsbury’s slashes prices on almost 1000 essential items

22/03/2018 - 09:45
Sainsbury’s is slashing the prices of 930 everyday grocery products in its stores and online. read more
Furla & Versace go fur-free

Furla & Versace go fur-free

19/03/2018 - 09:47
Furla and Versace are the latest retailers to implement a fur-ban, as a growing number of fashion houses acknowledge the environmental and ethical implications of using real animal fur in their collections. read more
Zara to introduce augmented reality displays to its stores

Zara to introduce augmented reality displays to its stores

16/03/2018 - 09:50
Zara is set to introduce augmented reality displays from April as part of efforts to lure millennials into its stores and increase footfall.  read more
Target boosts its omnichannel fulfillment capabilities

Target boosts its omnichannel fulfillment capabilities

13/03/2018 - 15:45
Target announced a number of initiatives to improve its omnichannel delivery and fulfillment services for customers as it continues to feel the heat from Amazon and other major competitors in retail and ecommerce. read more
Claire's Accessories to file for bankruptcy

Claire's Accessories to file for bankruptcy

12/03/2018 - 11:36
US-based accessory retailer Claire's is reportedly on the verge of collapse as it prepares to file for bankruptcy.  read more
Nordstrom acquires two digital startups

Nordstrom acquires two digital startups

12/03/2018 - 09:36
Nordstrom announced it's acquiring two leading retail technology companies: BevyUp, a digital selling tool, and MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce. read more
New Look plans store closures and layoffs

New Look plans store closures and layoffs

08/03/2018 - 11:43
British fashion retail chain New Look has sought approval from its creditors to cut 980 staff and close more than 60 stores after performing poorly as it seeks to amend the terms of its debt. read more
Walmart unveils e-commerce brand for bedroom

Walmart unveils e-commerce brand for bedroom

07/03/2018 - 11:49
Walmart has invested in a digital-only bedding and mattress brand and just unveiled Allswell, a design-centric home line.  read more
Sainsbury’s becomes highest paying grocer

Sainsbury’s becomes highest paying grocer

07/03/2018 - 10:35
Sainsbury’s has announced a 15 percent pay rise for its store staff, raising the base rate of pay from £8.00 to £9.20 per hour. read more
87% of U.S. consumers grasp the power of conversational commerce

87% of U.S. consumers grasp the power of conversational commerce

06/03/2018 - 15:40
Natural language-powered chatbots and voice assistants such as Alexa and Siri are gaining traction for many retail-related tasks: 66% of U.S. consumers use voice or text agents in their daily lives, and 21% use voice or text agents to shop, pay bills, bank online or send money, according to a report from Mastercard and Mercator Advisory Group. read more
Tesco completes Booker takeover

Tesco completes Booker takeover

06/03/2018 - 12:48
Tesco’s drawn-out takeover of Booker was finally completed following last week’s approval by both sets of shareholders. read more
 Burberry appoints Riccardo Tisci as new chief creative officer

Burberry appoints Riccardo Tisci as new chief creative officer

06/03/2018 - 12:32
British fashion house Burberry will now be led by two Italians after it appointed Riccardo Tisci as its new chief creative officer. read more
Walmart closes the online grocery price gap with Amazon

Walmart closes the online grocery price gap with Amazon

06/03/2018 - 12:26
Never count Walmart out on pricing. Traditional supermarket chains have found that out the hard way through the years, and now it appears that Amazon might be learning the same lesson. read more
Gucci donates $500,000 to US student gun reform march

Gucci donates $500,000 to US student gun reform march

26/02/2018 - 08:19
Italian luxury fashion brand Gucci followed a slew of US celebrities in announcing a donation of $500,000 to next month’s student march on Washington demanding tougher gun controls.  read more
Amazon to open six more cashierless stores

Amazon to open six more cashierless stores

23/02/2018 - 11:27
Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless stores this year, according to a new report.  read more
Nordstrom rated top fashion retailer

Nordstrom rated top fashion retailer

22/02/2018 - 09:05
Nordstrom was the favorite premium fashion retailer among 10,000 shoppers, according to an annual fashion retail study conducted by Market Force. read more
Nike becomes first brand to sell on Snapchat

Nike becomes first brand to sell on Snapchat

21/02/2018 - 09:32
Snapchat has teamed up with Shopify and Nike to launch the first product for sale through the social media site. Along with Darkstore, the team pre-released the sale of the Air Jordan III "Tinker" sneakers on Snapchat on the last night of the NBA All-Star game.  read more
Walmart profit drops, online sales slow in key holiday quarter

Walmart profit drops, online sales slow in key holiday quarter

20/02/2018 - 15:58
Retail behemoth Walmart Inc reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and posted a sharp drop in online sales growth during the critical holiday period, sending its shares slumping more than 6 percent in premarket trade. read more
Ray-Ban to open first standalone flagship store in London

Ray-Ban to open first standalone flagship store in London

20/02/2018 - 14:55
Sunglasses brand Ray-Ban has chosen London as the location of its first standalone flagship store in Europe. read more
Ferrero plans launch of Kinder ice cream

Ferrero plans launch of Kinder ice cream

19/02/2018 - 09:03
Italian confectionery group Ferrero will launch its first ice cream this April, with a new range under the Kinder brand, which will be available in France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. read more
19% of fashion retailers displaying signs of financial distress

19% of fashion retailers displaying signs of financial distress

14/02/2018 - 10:19
Swathes of fashion retailers across the UK are showing signs of financial distress as they face “some of the most difficult trading conditions since the recession”. read more
Walmart seeks to sell more expensive goods online

Walmart seeks to sell more expensive goods online

13/02/2018 - 16:30
Walmart has asked its vendors to supply it with more grocery and general merchandise items with a price tag of at least $10 in an effort to make its online merchandising efforts more profitable and better compete against Amazon.com, according to a report. read more
Discounters poised to increase share of  £1 billion Valentine's Day

Discounters poised to increase share of £1 billion Valentine's Day

13/02/2018 - 13:53
Although UK sales on Valentine’s gifts and cards are set to achieve the £1 billion mark this year, growth is expected to slow on 2017 as shopping at discounters for the occasion becomes more prevalent.  read more
The Body Shop's new owner undergoes rebrand

The Body Shop's new owner undergoes rebrand

12/02/2018 - 15:32
The new parent company of The Body Shop has undergone a corporate rebrand that consolidates all of its beauty brands and retail fascias under one roof. read more
International survey reveals 31% of people to buy Valentine's Day gifts online

International survey reveals 31% of people to buy Valentine's Day gifts online

09/02/2018 - 16:22
A survey by One Hour Translation, the world's largest online translation agency, which provides translation services to thousands of global e-commerce companies, provides an international perspective for consumer preferences around the world concerning the purchase of Valentine's Day gifts this year.  read more
Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become world's most valuable brand

09/02/2018 - 10:44
Amazon has leapfrogged Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand after seeing its value increase by 42 percent last year. read more
Toys R Us begins liquidation sales ahead of store closings

Toys R Us begins liquidation sales ahead of store closings

08/02/2018 - 14:58
Bankrupt Toys R Us has received court approval to move forward with its plan to shutter about 180 stores, under both the Toys R Us and Babies R Us banners, across US.  read more
Organic food sales hit a record £2.2 billion

Organic food sales hit a record £2.2 billion

08/02/2018 - 08:35
Organic food and drink sales hit a record £2.2 billion last year thanks to a boost from independent retailers and home deliveries. read more
90's fashion is back and so are the flashy logos

90's fashion is back and so are the flashy logos

07/02/2018 - 13:31
When it comes to fashion, flashy logos have been out of vogue for a while. But a number of premium retailers say logos are back. read more
Portugal sees 4% FMCG growth in 2017

Portugal sees 4% FMCG growth in 2017

06/02/2018 - 14:22
Portugal’s FMCG market grew by 4.2% in 2017, with similar increases seen in sales of manufacturer brands (+4.3%) and private-label goods (+4.2%). read more
Asda to make 100% of its own-brand plastic packaging recyclable by 2025

Asda to make 100% of its own-brand plastic packaging recyclable by 2025

06/02/2018 - 10:38
UK supermarket chain Asda has announced a new recycling strategy, which will see the brand ditch single-use plastic bags by the end of the year and make 100% of its own-brand plastic packaging recyclable by 2025. read more
Zara opens first click-and-collect store in London

Zara opens first click-and-collect store in London

05/02/2018 - 14:05
Zara opens its first ever store in the world dedicated to click-and-collect orders at Westfield Stratford City in east London. read more
Amazon enjoys best ever year with record profits and sales

Amazon enjoys best ever year with record profits and sales

02/02/2018 - 14:03
Amazon has enjoyed its best-ever financial year, with quarterly profits almost reaching the $2 billion mark for the first time. read more
Lindt & Sprüngli invests $32m in Olten cocoa mass facility

Lindt & Sprüngli invests $32m in Olten cocoa mass facility

02/02/2018 - 13:28
Lindt & Sprüngli has announced it will invest CHF 30 million ($32 million) to expand the production capacity of its cocoa mass factory in Olten, Switzerland.  read more
Ralph Lauren's turnaround efforts yet to pay off

Ralph Lauren's turnaround efforts yet to pay off

02/02/2018 - 09:32
Ralph Lauren Corp (RL.N) reported a disappointing holiday quarter as fewer customers bought the luxury apparel maker’s products in North America, indicating that its turnaround efforts are yet to pay off.  read more
Swiss chocolate industry aims for 80% sustainable cocoa by 2025

Swiss chocolate industry aims for 80% sustainable cocoa by 2025

01/02/2018 - 15:18
Lindt & Sprüngli, Barry Callebaut, and Nestlé are among companies to join the Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa to strengthen sustainable chocolate production. read more
M&S confirms further store closures and reduces simply food openings programme

M&S confirms further store closures and reduces simply food openings programme

01/02/2018 - 13:34
Marks & Spencer confirms it will close another six outlets by the end of April and is considering shutting eight more as part of its store restructuring plans. read more
Co-op unveils biodegradable tea bags in a bid to reduce plastic pollution

Co-op unveils biodegradable tea bags in a bid to reduce plastic pollution

01/02/2018 - 08:47
British supermarket The Co-op has unveiled a fully biodegradable paper tea bag, which it says “could save nine tonnes of plastic every year from being dumped into household rubbish and compost collections”. read more
Walmart in alliance for grocery delivery in Japan

Walmart in alliance for grocery delivery in Japan

31/01/2018 - 09:50
Walmart is teaming up with the largest e-commerce company in Japan in a deal that will strengthen its efforts to compete with Amazon both in Asia and the United States. read more
Tesco offers excess food to staff in a bid to eliminate food waste

Tesco offers excess food to staff in a bid to eliminate food waste

29/01/2018 - 15:58
Tesco employees will be able to receive free food which is approaching its expiry date as the retailer seeks to prevent further food from going to waste. read more
Nine West reportedly close to bankruptcy

Nine West reportedly close to bankruptcy

29/01/2018 - 14:16
The company hopes to use the proceeds to restructure its debt but is prepared to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy if necessary, according to reporting from Debtwire and Bloomberg. read more
Rejuvenated LVMH gets boost from China’s resurgent luxury goods market

Rejuvenated LVMH gets boost from China’s resurgent luxury goods market

29/01/2018 - 08:43
LVMH continues to get a boost from a luxury rebound in China, with demand for Louis Vuitton handbags and Dior perfumes racing ahead in the holiday season. read more
P&G, L’Oreal, and Nestlé part of new industry-wide insights on demand consortium

P&G, L’Oreal, and Nestlé part of new industry-wide insights on demand consortium

26/01/2018 - 14:30
Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal, Nestle and Nature’s Way, along with ITWP, parent holding company of Toluna and Harris Interactive, and other agencies like AKQA and research groups have launched the Insights on Demand Consortium to focus on redesigning market research to better understand customer intent and behavior, a news release announced.  read more
Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets

Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets

26/01/2018 - 10:55
A discount on Nutella has led to violent scenes in a chain of French supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread. read more
Nestlé moves chocolate research site from Switzerland to the UK

Nestlé moves chocolate research site from Switzerland to the UK

26/01/2018 - 09:09
Nestlé has announced it will transfer its Chocolate Centre of Excellence in Switzerland to the UK as the company aims to “improve the speed and agility of global innovation”. read more
Amazon Go's flaws exposed as journalist accidentally shoplifts

Amazon Go's flaws exposed as journalist accidentally shoplifts

25/01/2018 - 09:00
Despite Amazon Go only being open since Monday, some major problems have already arisen as journalists report cases of accidental shoplifting. read more
World’s biggest brands put on notice over 5,000,000-tonne laminate packaging problem

World’s biggest brands put on notice over 5,000,000-tonne laminate packaging problem

24/01/2018 - 11:29
Big brands have been put on notice about their inaction over the world’s growing 5,000,000-tonne problem of plastic aluminium laminate waste. read more
Waitrose to cut black plastic from its own-label products

Waitrose to cut black plastic from its own-label products

23/01/2018 - 15:07
British supermarket Waitrose will eliminate black plastic packaging from its own-label products by the end of 2019, as it follows a series of pledges by supermarkets and companies to reduce their plastic usage. read more
Amazon opens first checkout-free supermarket

Amazon opens first checkout-free supermarket

23/01/2018 - 08:46
Amazon opens its first checkout-free supermarket as it continues to disrupt the brick and mortar retail sector. read more
Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

Sainsbury's joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16's

22/01/2018 - 16:09
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has become the latest UK retailer to ban the sale high-caffeine energy drinks to under 16s. read more
Global avocado sales expected to double in 2018

Global avocado sales expected to double in 2018

19/01/2018 - 16:04
Global avocado sales are expected to double this year, boosted by growing demand in China, according to the world's largest distributor of the fruit. read more
Ikea strengthens distribution network

Ikea strengthens distribution network

19/01/2018 - 10:30
Home furnishings retailer Ikea is adding to its fulfillment capabilities.  read more
Burberry sales suffer as new CEO pushes change

Burberry sales suffer as new CEO pushes change

18/01/2018 - 13:42
Burberry’s holiday sales fell short of estimates as CEO Marco Gobbetti began implementing his plan to give the UK-based trench-coat maker a high-fashion facelift. read more
EU declares war on plastic waste, as UK retailers step up

EU declares war on plastic waste, as UK retailers step up

17/01/2018 - 15:40
The European Commission has launched the first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, with a focus on reducing waste and moving towards a more circular economy. read more
Hugo Boss achieves goals for 2017 following strong sales

Hugo Boss achieves goals for 2017 following strong sales

17/01/2018 - 15:21
Upmarket fashion retailer Hugo Boss has “achieved goals for 2017” following strong sales in its final quarter, as it pushes on with its turnaround strategy.  read more
Kering share falls after announcing plan to give up control of Puma

Kering share falls after announcing plan to give up control of Puma

12/01/2018 - 16:49
Gucci parent Kering is returning its ill-fitting Pumas. read more
Study says the future of grocery shopping will be faster, cheaper and smaller

Study says the future of grocery shopping will be faster, cheaper and smaller

11/01/2018 - 09:48
Walmart was once considered the future of grocery shopping, offering consumers a slew of discounted choices, compared to the competition. read more
Stanford team lauds Woolworths Farming for the Future programme

Stanford team lauds Woolworths Farming for the Future programme

10/01/2018 - 10:36
A leading South African retailer is sporting a huge green feather in its cap from US researchers studying one of its environmental initiatives. read more
Tax on disposable coffee cups gains steam

Tax on disposable coffee cups gains steam

09/01/2018 - 10:58
British lawmakers called on the government on Friday to impose a charge on disposable coffee cups and set a target to recycle all of them by 2023 - or ban them altogether. read more
Tesco launches largest own-brand vegan range

Tesco launches largest own-brand vegan range

09/01/2018 - 10:38
Tesco has launched the largest own-brand range of 100 percent plant-based meals as the vegan health craze continues to rage. read more
Waitrose to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16

Waitrose to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16

08/01/2018 - 11:26
Waitrose is to ban sales of high-caffeine energy drinks to children under 16, following calls to limit their availability to youngsters.  read more
Topshop/Topman poised for bricks-and-mortar debut in China

Topshop/Topman poised for bricks-and-mortar debut in China

08/01/2018 - 10:53
Topshop/Topman is reportedly going to open its first Chinese bricks-and-mortar store in Shanghai during autumn this year. read more
Colgate-Palmolive announces $100 million skin-care acquisitions

Colgate-Palmolive announces $100 million skin-care acquisitions

08/01/2018 - 08:42
Global personal-care company Colgate-Palmolive has announced the acquisition of the two skincare brands, PCA Skin and EltaMD Skin Care.  read more
Colman's Mustard could cut ties with Norwich as Unilever mulls closure

Colman's Mustard could cut ties with Norwich as Unilever mulls closure

05/01/2018 - 13:37
Colman’s Mustard could be on the brink of severing its historical links with Norwich after Unilever said it was reviewing the future of its factory in the city. read more
JD.com follows Alibaba and Tencent into hi-tech physical retail

JD.com follows Alibaba and Tencent into hi-tech physical retail

04/01/2018 - 13:51
JD.com has opened the first of a chain of hi-tech supermarkets in Beijing, following archrival Alibaba Group Holding into the world of physical retail. read more
Steinhoff’s UK retailer Poundland reports record Christmas trading

Steinhoff’s UK retailer Poundland reports record Christmas trading

04/01/2018 - 08:57
British retailer Poundland, which is owned by Steinhoff, said on Wednesday that it enjoyed a record Christmas, with sales up 5.6% in the 12 weeks to December 24. read more
Hamleys opens largest worldwide flagship store

Hamleys opens largest worldwide flagship store

03/01/2018 - 14:44
British toy giant Hamleys has opened its largest worldwide flagship store in Beijing spanning over 115,000sq ft. read more
Michael Kors & Jimmy Choo make fur-free commitment

Michael Kors & Jimmy Choo make fur-free commitment

19/12/2017 - 13:45
Michael Kors has become the latest high street giant to commit to banning fur from its fashion and accessory collections. read more
A crucial Christmas in store for three besieged UK retailers

A crucial Christmas in store for three besieged UK retailers

19/12/2017 - 08:58
After a year to forget for British retailers, investors are betting some of the UK’s major chains now face a make-or-break holiday shopping season. read more
Shoppers opting for experiential gifts this year

Shoppers opting for experiential gifts this year

18/12/2017 - 14:48
It’s all about the experience. read more
Luxury brands can now block sales on Amazon & eBay

Luxury brands can now block sales on Amazon & eBay

18/12/2017 - 11:00
Luxury brands can now block retailers from selling their products on online marketplaces such as Amazon and Ebay after a landmark ruling in a top European court.  read more