Digital sales are expected to hit all-time highs and lead to strained shipping capacity as retailers grapple with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...
21 Oct 2020
A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...
Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020
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
ZAGREB - Debt-wracked Balkan food and retail giant Agrokor is in a dispute with creditors over two billion euros in claims, half of which is demanded by the Russian state-controlled Sberbank, the firm's crisis manager said Thursday...
13 Nov 2017