Retail trends for the 2016 festive shopping season
09/12/2016 - 15:17
As the festive fever finally begins to take hold, retailers that can connect more to their customers while still offering world-class products and services will find themselves in high demand.
Meteoric rise of mobile and online shopping brings with it new digital trends
09/12/2016 - 14:22
The retail industry is getting the hang of digital. As the “digital-physical divide” continues to fade and shopping becomes increasingly omnichannel, retailers both large and small are discovering new opportunities to thrive and grow.
Walmart settles same-sex spouse benefits discrimination suit
09/12/2016 - 11:50
Walmart has agreement to a settlement in a lawsuit that accused the retailer of discrimination against gay employees who were unable to get healthcare coverage for their same-sex spouses.
Zara owner ‘aggressively’ avoided a huge amount of tax, Green party alleges
09/12/2016 - 11:46
Brussels — Inditex, the world’s biggest clothing retailer and owner of the Zara and Massimo Dutti brands, used "aggressive" techniques to sidestep at least €585m in taxes from 2011 to 2014, according to Green party legislators in the European Parliament.
Christmas cheer lifts JSE retailers
09/12/2016 - 11:14
The JSE’s general retailers gained 4% on Thursday as punters bet on strong Christmas sales. But mixed signals from Asian markets on Friday morning made it unclear its the bourse could end the week on a high note.