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Euro zone retail sales rose more than expected in July, posting the largest monthly increase of the year despite the British vote in June to leave the European Union.
Wal-Mart is fighting back against Amazon by offering free shipping for all items ordered online for a limited period around its rival's 'Prime Day' event.
One of Britain's best known department store chains, BHS, is to close after attempts to find a buyer failed. More than 10,000 people will lose their jobs.
Being on the cutting edge of fashion and staying in profit is a delicate balance for the world's big clothing retailers, and the weather is one huge factor that's completely out of their control.
The European Commission has unveiled proposals which would make it easier for customers in the EU to buy online from other member countries.
The news boss of British retailer Marks and Spencer says he has got his work cut out to end five years of flagging clothing sales. Steve Rowe took up
Official data shows Eurozone retail sales to be stronger than expected. The month on month figure went up by 0.2 percent in February, while the
Nike has finally unveiled the production version of its self-lacing shoes, as seen in the 1989 film 'Back to the Future' and they were demonstrated by football star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Inditex, the owner of brands Zara, Massimo Dutti and Bershka, is to slow the pace of new shop openings as it moves more towards online sales.
British retail sales growth surging at a much faster rate than expected in January, up by 2.3 percent from December and 5.2 percent better than January last year.
A major makeover for Barbie: the blonde bombshell is transformed into models its creators say are more relevant to the 21st century.
China’s slowdown is even having an impact on technology giant Apple. The company has forecast its first revenue drop in 13 years and reported its
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is expected to post its weakest quarterly revenue growth on record when it reports later this week. That is
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
Marks & Spencer has opened its first store in Beijing, part of its strategy of focusing on flagship stores in China’s largest cities. Its 1,500
The Italian luxury goods maker Prada has reported a drop in profits of 38 percent in just one quarter. It’s been hit hard by falling sales in Greater
The Force has awakened – and so have the cash registers. The seventh Star Wars film is tipped to become the year’s biggest box office success and a
The European Commission’s (EC) decision that products made in the Palestinian territories should not be labelled “Made in Israel” has infuriated
Marks and Spencer has reported disappointing sales in clothing and homeware. Several factors have been cited for a 1.2 percent decline in general
Retail sales in Britain grew by their highest margin for almost two years in September – boosted by the Rugby World Cup according to the Office for
A high-end lingerie shop in Hong Kong is promising clients a whole new shopping experience thanks to its 3D-assisted made-to-measure service. A 3
Greek retail sales by volume fell 7.3 percent in July compared to the same month last year. The data published by the official statistics agency
British consumers bought fewer household goods last month pushing the annual rate of spending growth for the quarter in the UK to its lowest in more
Jurassic World-themed dinosaur toys and Play-Doh have helped boost sales for Hasbro. The toy maker has posted better-than-expected results with a
A Sunday well spent brings a week of content goes the old saying. But in Greece the difference is whether you’re spending money or time with the
H&M, the world’s second largest fashion retailer, fears a negative impact from higher costs due to the strong US dollar. The company buys most of
Metro, Europe’s fourth largest retailer, is selling off its Kaufhof department stores to Canada’s Hudson’s Bay for some 2.8 billion euros. The
Marks and Spencer has reported a rise in annual profit for the first time in four years. One of Britain’s best known retailers posted a pre-tax