A group of politicians and union leaders have asked Shop Direct to reconsider its plans to relocate its fulfilment sites in Greater Manchester, after it announced that the move would result in almost 1,800 job losses.
Chinese e-commerce company JD.com made a pitch on Wednesday to attract more European luxury brands to its site, saying it can offer faster delivery and better protection against fakes than bigger rival Alibaba.
Amazon continues its rise to world domination as it becomes the fifth biggest player in UK retail, according to new research. The retail behemoth accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent on retail in the UK last year.
Britain’s JD Sports Fashion plans to look overseas for further growth after bucking a gloomy UK retail sector by boosting annual profit by a quarter, eyeing expansion in the U.S., Asia and other European markets.
PVH Corporation has announced a three-year partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to address water stewardship and improve water quality in its sourcing communities in Ethopia, India, Vietnam and China.
Few Italian luxury brands have weathered the long global slowdown as well as Ermenegildo Zegna, which has just posted excellent results for 2017, despite a period of growing competition in high-end menswear.