It was a good period last week for John Lewis even though wet weather could have made consumers feel very lukewarm about buying summer season goods. As it was, women happily bought outerwear while men bought Paul Smith.
Britain will propose setting up an interim customs agreement with the EU after Brexit to allow the freest possible trade. But it will also seek the right to negotiate other trade deals, a possible sticking point.
JD.com Inc, China's second-largest e-commerce firm, posted a wider net loss in the second quarter as marketing costs offset higher-than-forecast revenue growth, sending its shares sharply lower on Monday.
Apparel and footwear maker VF Corp said on Monday it would buy privately held Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co, the owner of Dickies and Workrite workwear, for about $820 million in cash. VF said it now expects its 2017 revenue to rise 3.5 percent to $11.
Poshmark, an online service that helps people buy and sell second-hand clothing, is in talks to raise more than $50 million in a funding round that could value the startup at roughly $600 million, sources said on Monday.
Japan's cautious consumers are starting to loosen up, spending more and offering hope that domestic demand - and not just exports - will be strong enough to reflate an economy that has been sluggish for many years.
Seatlle based e-commerce giant Amazon’s recently concluded Great Indian sale event witnessed a 5x growth in the fashion category as clothing and accessories were the most sold items during the four day sale event.