PwC should have flagged significant doubts over the future of BHS in an audit that was completed just days before the loss-making UK retailer was sold for a token one pound in 2015, ahead of its collapse a year later.
A British parliamentary committee has asked billionaire Philip Green to "prove" why he thought retailer BHS could stay in business before it was sold in 2015 for a token one pound, before collapsing a year later.
Sequoia Capital China is teaming up with a state-owned venture capital (VC) fund and e-commerce powerhouse JD.com to raise up to 40 billion yuan for a new investment firm to focus on late-stage tech investments.
Japanese discount retailer Don Quijote Holdings Co Ltd said it would be interested in buying Seiyu if Walmart Inc puts the Japanese supermarket chain up for sale, as it expands its presence in the domestic market.
China's retail sales rose 8.8 percent in July from a year earlier, below an expected 9.1 percent and down from 9.0 percent in June, in a further sign of softening demand in the world's second-largest economy.
Urban Outfitters, American Eagle Outfitters and other retailers are filling stores with styles from the 1990s in a bet that fanny packs, chunky-soled sneakers and high-waisted “mom jeans” will lift back-to-school sales.