Britain's economy picked up some speed in the second quarter after a sharp winter slowdown in early 2018 but lost momentum in June, underlining its stuttering performance ahead of Brexit in less than eight months' time.
House of Fraser is to get a new owner after calling in administrators Friday. A fast deal to buy a slimmed-down version of the chain had been on the cards with news Friday that retail tycoon Mike Ashley is now in charge.
German-owned discount supermarket Aldi Inc is rolling out scores of new products in the United States, in an aggressive push to expand in the country even as rivals are struggling in a drawn-out price war.
Adidas has taken an impairment charge on its struggling Reebok brand, but said the retrospective accounting move would have no impact on its 2018 results as it reported a better-than-expected second quarter.
Snap Inc on Tuesday received a vote of confidence from a billionaire investor and reported record revenue from outside North America, factors that helped soften the blow of its first-ever drop in daily users.
India’s antitrust regulator on Wednesday approved U.S. retail giant Walmart Inc’s $16 billion acquisition of Indian ecommerce firm Flipkart, beefing up the competition for rival Amazon.com Inc in the fast growing market.