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Ted Baker sales soar

Ted Baker sales grew 14.2 per cent in the 19 weeks to June 10, party driven by international expansion.

Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Record warehouse club sales tipped for 2017

Warehouse club store sales are tipped to reach a record US$191 billion this year.

Ann Taylor parent to cull stores after US$1billion loss

Ann Taylor parent Ascena Retail Group has posted a US$1.03 billion quarterly loss.

Ann Taylor parent to cull stores after US$1billion loss

Ann Taylor parent Ascena Retail Group has posted a US$1.03 billion quarterly loss.

Uniqlo Europe zaps into the red

Uniqlo Europe has had taken a sudden turn, dropping from profit to a pre-tax loss of €1.86 million in its latest fiscal year.

Old Navy Vietnam opens first store

Old Navy Vietnam finally opened its first store in Vietnam on Friday.

Aesop parent wins battle for The Body Shop ownership

The Body Shop ownership battle is over with Brazil’s Natura winning with an unlikely €1 billion bid.

Jack Ma wants to create 100 million Alibaba jobs

Jack Ma says he is aiming for $1 trillion GMV turnover in 2020 and a payroll of 100 million Alibaba workers.

Aesop parent wins battle for The Body Shop ownership

The Body Shop ownership battle is over with Brazil’s Natura winning with an unlikely €1 billion bid.

New Look China adds 25 stores

Like-for-like sales in New Look China stores continued to grow at the same time as the brand added 25 stores there.

Nordstrom family mulls taking ownership private

Nordstrom family members are considering taking the company bearing their name private, to facilitate restructuring.