“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.
British supermarket Asda , which is subject to a proposed takeover by rival Sainsbury's , is to start consulting with staff over the potential loss of up to 2,500 jobs next year, according to reports on Friday.
Shares of Amazon.com Inc fell 10 percent in trading before the bell on Friday after its sales outlook missed Wall Street targets, fanning concerns that the online retailer's expansion may finally be losing steam.
Finnish retailer Stockmann had good news and bad on Friday, saying that it swung back into profit on an adjusted operating basis in Q3, even though overall revenue in the three months to September 30 fell.
Two Sears Holdings Corp board directors have hired investment bank Evercore to scrutinize deals that were led by former Sears Chief Executive Eddie Lampert with the retailer before it filed for bankruptcy protection.
Google parent Alphabet Inc on Thursday missed analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates for the first time in at least two years and reported continuing erosion of its operating margin, sending shares down almost 7 percent.
Snap Inc lost more users than Wall Street expected in the third quarter as it continued to grapple with an unpopular redesign of its Snapchat photo-messaging app and fierce competition from Facebook Inc's Instagram.
The sports and outdoor apparel group reported the strongest quarterly and year-to-date results in the company’s history on Thursday, announcing particularly strong sales increases in its US direct-to-consumer channel.