While the mini heatwave drove sales upwards at many UK stores last week, it couldn’t tip the John Lewis department store chain into positive figures in the seven days to April 21, but summer clothing still outperformed.
Warpaint London had good news Tuesday and it was news that underlined just how fast the make-up company is growing. It has been given the Queen's Award for International Trade for outstanding growth in overseas sales.
It looks like womenswear chain East will close with administrators having so far failed to find a buyer. Although a last-minute deal isn't out of the question, according to its administrators, time is fast running out.
Sears Holdings Corp's Eddie Lampert said the retailer should sell its Kenmore appliances brand, home improvement businesses, and real estate, adding that his hedge fund ESL Investments Inc would bid in any sale.
The EU and the US appear reluctant to remove preferential trade access for Cambodia’s garments sector, Fitch’s BMI research unit said on Tuesday, despite calls from rights groups in the wake of a political crackdown.
Top Chinese e-comm firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices are widespread in China and linked to a shrinking number of women in the labor force.
Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares flat after hours on Monday.