Turkish workers who stitched pleas for help into clothing sold by Zara are “just the tip of the iceberg” and highlight the need for mechanisms to address concerns about labour conditions, said a human rights expert.
U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in October as an increase in purchases of motor vehicles and a range of other goods, suggesting consumer spending remained fairly strong early in the fourth quarter.
The National Retail Federation released its annual holiday shopping survey, reporting that 164 million consumers will shop between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. 43% will specifically support Small Business Saturday.
When it comes to the annual holiday shopping, Dutch consumers are three times more likely to shop at physical stores than other Europeans, with nostalgia an important factor, according to a survey by Deloitte.
China's economy cooled further last month, with industrial output, fixed asset investment and retail sales missing expectations as the government extended a crackdown on debt risks and factory pollution.
In creating La Bouche Rouge, Nicolas Gerlier has created a 'cosmetics house' that offers both desirability and sustainability. Launching with lipsticks, the brand has been picked up by retailers Colette and Bon Marché.
The number of shoe shops and women’s clothing stores on UK high streets is declining, with both categories being among the hardest hit by store closures in the first six months of 2017, according to research by LDC.
Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership have reached an agreement to push ahead without the US, by suspending some provisions from the original deal, Vietnamese and Japanese officials said on Saturday.
Hammerson said on Thursday that fashion and sports brands such as Flannels and JD Sports, and personal luxury goods like Rituals and Pandora, accounted for the strongest leasing demand in the third quarter of the year.