The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...
16 Sep 2019
Thirty-two global fashion and textile companies, including Adidas, Chanel and H&M, have signed a Fashion Pact, committing to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans...
27 Aug 2019
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
Children are becoming more active adopters of e-commerce sites. Their interest in online shopping has more than tripled in the last 12 months - from 2% to 9%...
14 Jun 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
The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...
9 May 2019
In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...
Fundisiwe Maseko 25 Apr 2019
Danone has opened a new Nutricia production facility in the Netherlands, to meet growing, global demand for specialised infant formula...
28 Mar 2019
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
Global food waste is a problem that weighs 1.3 billion tonnes a year. A third of all food produced never gets eaten; a fact that has launched a food rescue movement...
10 Jan 2019
The number of pantyhose imported worldwide totalled 1.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year's level...
18 Jun 2018
The consumer goods giant Unilever is in the business of what is called "fast moving consumer goods". And in this business - as the name suggests - speed is the name of the game...
Martin Friesl 18 Apr 2018
Women form an estimated 75% of workers at production level in Kenya and have seen some positive improvements in their employment conditions and rights over the years. But it hasn't been an easy journey...
Lara Bianchi 16 Feb 2018
Food and consumer products giant Unilever on Thursday posted soaring 2017 profits of €6.5 billion ($8.05 billion), after a year of "major change" when it spurned a Kraft Heinz takeover bid...
2 Feb 2018
Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant Unilever said Monday it was buying a leading South Korean cosmetics and skincare company for €2.27 billion...
26 Sep 2017
On 9 September 2017, participating Starbucks store teams celebrated the group's position in 99% ethical sourcing, by writing 99 on customers' cups...
11 Sep 2017
Europe's contaminated egg scare, triggered by the presence of the insecticide fipronil in eggs, has cost Dutch poultry farmers at least €33m ($39m), according to a preliminary estimate...
24 Aug 2017
Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...
Lisa Jack 17 Aug 2017
Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany...
15 Aug 2017
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch judges on Monday banned the popular ride-sharing service UberPOP from taking bookings via its smartphone app...
10 Dec 2014
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch vehicle navigation systems manufacturer TomTom said its profits fell by half in the third quarter year-on-year, blaming a fall in car sales for the poor results.
31 Oct 2013
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
19 Aug 2011