In a first for South Korean investment in the UK, an investment group has acquired a retail park in the West Midlands for £175m, despite the generally unfavourable atmosphere for the UK bricks and mortar retail sector.
Asda and its clothing brand George have joined the Microfibre Consortium to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing, which can find their way into the ocean and eventually poison the food chain.
Stylist magazine and shopping malls giant Intu have announced that the large-scale consumer fashion and beauty event, Stylist Live, will take place outside London for the first time at Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester.
Amazon's move to stop Australians from shopping on its foreign websites, due to a new law that requires it to collect taxes, is turning away once-loyal customers and giving eBay the opportunity to capture that goodwill.
The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists have been announced. The prestigious annual competition will again welcome 10 finalists to compete for the chance to win $400,000 and a mentorship to help develop their business.
A big hit from Debenhams' problems dented the bottom line at Sports Direct in the latest year but the company said its elevation strategy is on course and its premium fashion ops, including Flannels, were stronger.
Steinhoff extended for a second time on Wednesday the “early bird fee” deadline for creditors to sign a three-year agreement to hold off their debt claims, as the South African retailer battles to stay afloat.
European antitrust regulators fined Google a record 4.34 billion euro on Wednesday and ordered it to stop using its popular Android mobile operating system to block rivals, a ruling which Google said it would appeal.
Ebay Inc missed estimates for second-quarter revenue on Wednesday, as its online ticket marketplace StubHub had a disappointing quarter, leading the e-commerce website to forecast underwhelming third-quarter results.