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Global revenue soars for JD Sports

UK sportswear business JD Sports saw revenue improve 47 per cent over the first half year to £2.72 billion, with global like for like sales growth of 12 per cent.

Walmart cuts back ammunition sales, won’t sell handguns

US department store chain Walmart has taken a stand on gun sales in the United States.

“We are just getting started”: Ikea commits to smart home products

Swedish furniture business Ikea has committed to invest further into smart home products, and has spun off the Ikea Home smart project team into a dedicated business unit within …

Tiffany reports weaker sales

Tiffany reports a 1 per cent drop in worldwide net sales and 2 per cent drop in comparable sales for the two months to December 31.

Sears saved by chairman with US$5.2 billion bid

Eddie Lampert’s last-minute bid to save 45,000 jobs.

Capri to increase focus on Asia

With the completion of its acquisition of Versace, global fashion group Michael Kors Holding has successfully transitioned.

Ted Baker founder takes leave of absence

Internal committee have been made aware of “further serious allegations.”

Amazon expanding cashier-less stores to airports

Online retailer looking to expand into US international airports.

Ted Baker investigating harassment claims against CEO

Staff say CEO forced them to hug him, sit on his knee.

Predictably…Alibaba achieves record Singles Day sales

E-commerce giant sees $42 billion in transactions over 24 hour period.

Skechers posts record quarterly sales, more than half from overseas

International footwear retailer sees success in foreign markets.

Amazon opens review-driven store in New York

The store only features items that are rated 4-stars or higher by Amazon.com users.