A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...
12 Aug 2020
So you finally hit the shops and cafes after weeks of lockdown. After disinfecting your hands, following the arrows around the shop or to your table, taking care to avoid others where possible...
Jessica Vredenburg and Megan Phillips 24 Jul 2020
Retail was in trouble long before Covid-19 hit. The past five years saw daily reports of store closures and retailer bankruptcies. The growth of online commerce eroded many retailers' top-line revenues...
Frederic Dimanche 6 Jul 2020
Forrester predicts that due to the coronavirus, retail sales in 2020 will decline by an average of 9.6% globally, a loss of $2.1tn...
7 May 2020
Instagram has launched a @shop account, essentially a curation of posts from online merchants that sell products through the image-sharing app.
14 May 2019
Logistics investments, new technology ... Faced with fierce online competition from the likes of Amazon, affordable fashion giants Zara and H&M are shoring up their defences, trying to use their stores to boost internet sales...
19 Mar 2018
Spain's fashion retail giant Inditex, owner of popular brand Zara, said on Wednesday that its drive to expand internationally helped push up profits last year...
17 Mar 2017
MADRID - Zara-owner Inditex posted a rise in first-half profits Wednesday thanks to what analysts said was a well-honed business model allowing the Spanish group to beat rivals in whisking new trends to the shopfloor...
22 Sep 2016