Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...
Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2019
Some of the biggest names in footwear have signed an open letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reconsider the proposed tariffs on shoes made in China...
22 May 2019
The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...
14 May 2019
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
The winners of the 2019 International VM Awards were announced at the RetailExpo in London...
13 May 2019
To say that Amazon has shaken up US retailing is almost a cliché at this point. Looking globally, we see powerful tremors from seismic shifts in retailing driven by Alibaba in China and MercadoLibre in South America...
According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...
15 Jan 2019
Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China...
The world's first LOUIS XIII boutique launched in Beijing on 20 September 2016. The boutique is housed at the seven-storey Beijing SKP luxury mall...
30 Sep 2016
BEIJING, CHINA: Software giant Microsoft said Wednesday that it pays Chinese taxes "consistent" with a China-US bilateral agreement, following a cryptic media report that a foreign company with similarities to it agreed to settle a multi-million dollar bill for back taxes...
28 Nov 2014
RIXEYVILLE, US: The direct sales industry has changed very little over the last few decades, incorporating new technologies as they have developed, rather than evolving their business practices to capitalise further on existing markets.
Henry Buell 20 Jun 2014
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012
BEIJING, CHINA: China said Tuesday it has approved a plan by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to gain control of a local online supermarket, but imposed conditions on the deal over concerns it could hinder competition.
15 Aug 2012
BEIJING, CHINA: The high profile of product safety scandals in China continues to dent consumers' confidence and loyalty in the hair care realm, as the market is repeatedly associated with chemical ingredients that are found to be toxic or carcinogenic. As a result, consumers are becoming more cautious when it comes to product choice. Indeed, according to the latest Mintel research, 81% of urban Chinese consumers* say they prefer to buy all-natural hair care products and 10% rate the presence of natural ingredients as their most important purchase influence.
Mintel Oxygen Reports 8 Aug 2012