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Amazon buys Middle East marketplace

US e-commerce business Amazon has bought the leading online marketplace in the Middle East,

Ted Baker

Ted Baker stronger on America, China

New stores in North America and China have paid off for British fashion retailer Ted Baker.

Next Store, Oxford Street, London

Next profits fall for first time in decade

Next profits have fallen for the first time in nearly a decade.

Adidas collection

Facebook launches new shopping format

Big names sign up to social media giant’s latest commerce play.


Department store Sears concedes it’s near death

US department store Sears has admitted overnight it’s ongoing survival is unlikely.

HONG KONG - CIRCA JANUARY, 2016: inside of a store in Hong Kong. Shopping is a widely popular social

China leads Nike sales growth

Nike sales rose 15 per cent in Greater China in the latest quarter.


Retail IoT connections to more than treble by 2021

Retail IoT connections will rise 350 per cent by 2021 according to new data from Juniper Research.


Shopify revenues grow 90 per cent

Shopify has reported a 90 per cent increase in revenues for 2016.

HONG KONG - DECEMBER 25, 2015: Valentino store at shopping mall in Hong Kong.

Tokyo boosts Valentino sales

Valentino sales rose 12.4 per cent last year, reaching €1.11 billion.

Business Man Showing Empty Pocket

Midwestern US department store collapses

Midwestern US department store Gordmans has collapsed, filing for bankruptcy protection.


Sainsbury’s sales suffer setback

Sainsbury’s sales slipped into decline in the fourth quarter, on a like-for-like basis, in what was a mixed bag of figures for the UK grocery giant.

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French Connection buckles under tough competition

UK high street fashion retailer French Connection has posted its fifth consecutive annual operating loss.


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