In a first for South Korean investment in the UK, an investment group has acquired a retail park in the West Midlands for £175m, despite the generally unfavourable atmosphere for the UK bricks and mortar retail sector.
Asda and its clothing brand George have joined the Microfibre Consortium to understand and reduce the impact of microfibres in clothing, which can find their way into the ocean and eventually poison the food chain.
Stylist magazine and shopping malls giant Intu have announced that the large-scale consumer fashion and beauty event, Stylist Live, will take place outside London for the first time at Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester.
Amazon's move to stop Australians from shopping on its foreign websites, due to a new law that requires it to collect taxes, is turning away once-loyal customers and giving eBay the opportunity to capture that goodwill.
The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists have been announced. The prestigious annual competition will again welcome 10 finalists to compete for the chance to win $400,000 and a mentorship to help develop their business.