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Italian watchdog fines online retailer YNAP more than $5 million
Italy's antitrust agency has fined online fashion retailer Yoox Net-A-Porter US$5.69 million over misleading pricing and...
Jan 16, 2023
Prince Harry’s memoir breaks UK sales record on first day of release
While Harry's revelations have dominated the headlines in the British media over the last week, the interest in his disc...
Jan 11, 2023
Ant Group founder Jack Ma to give up control in key revamp
Ant said its management would no longer serve in the Alibaba Partnership a body that can nominate the majority of the e-...
Jan 9, 2023
Startups spring from ashes of Big Tech purge
Fong told Reuters that experience in Big Tech firm gave founders a "strong brand that can be leveraged to meet investors...
Jan 6, 2023
New York to ban animal sales at pet stores in 2024
Pet retailers are set to be barred from selling dogs, cats and rabbits in the state of New York come December 2024 under...
Dec 26, 2022
Businesses in China’s Wuhan face fresh worries after Covid easing
Infections are delivering a fresh kick in the teeth for many small businesses in China's central city of Wuhan, despite ...
Dec 13, 2022
Analysis: Retailers turn to robots in cost inflation fight
Retail has been slow to adopt automation, but now tight labour markets, rising wages and consumer spending pressure are ...
Dec 2, 2022
Video: Blockbuster is back – as a Los Angeles speakeasy
Instead of a video tape, the VHS boxes represent different drinks, from cocktails to beer and wine.
Nov 30, 2022
Analysis: Australian BNPL sector faces fresh hurdle – regulation
With the government pushing for increased regulation of platforms like Afterpay and Zip, the retail industry could be in...
Nov 29, 2022
Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele set to depart
Gucci has been successfully revamped with a bold new style since Michele took over the top creative role there in Januar...
Nov 23, 2022
How Burberry’s new leadership duo can reignite the luxury brand’s spark
Burberry has lagged competitors like Gucci, Prada and Loewe in creating a sharp brand in recent years, but its new chief...
Nov 17, 2022
Coach owner Tapestry, Ralph Lauren warn of slowing holiday season demand
Saunders said while spending has not collapsed, there has been a slight diminution of demand for higher-end accessories ...
Nov 11, 2022
Apple warns of lower iPhone shipments as Covid curbs hobble China plant
Having previously expressed "cautious optimism" in its fourth-quarter earnings guidance, Foxconn on Monday said it will ...
Nov 7, 2022
Amazon shares tumble after weak Christmas trading outlook
Amazon has slowed warehouse openings and refrained from filling some open positions. It announced it would shut down its...
Oct 28, 2022
A Singles Day without livestream superhosts leaves Alibaba in a quandary
The event will begin with seven days of pre-sales to allow shoppers on its Taobao and Tmall marketplaces.
Oct 24, 2022
Affluent splash out on pricey Birkin bags but clouds loom
With prices set to rise further, analysts are asking how long the luxury boom can last before even the wealthy decide th...
Oct 21, 2022
How the World Cup could be a nightmare for Britain’s supermarkets
The winter World Cup has added a new level of uncertainty to the Christmas trading outlook of Britain's supermarkets: Ho...
Oct 21, 2022
Amazon’s Prime Day-like event kick-starts holiday discount frenzy
Walmart is holding a "Rollbacks and More" sale event from Oct.
Oct 12, 2022
World food price index falls for sixth month in Sept – FAO
The August figure was previously put at 138.0.
Oct 10, 2022
What is an ‘everything app’ and why does Elon Musk want to make one?
The concept of an everything app, often referred to as a "super app," is massively popular in Asia and tech companies ac...
Oct 6, 2022