Sales by China’s retail businesses during the Lunar New Year holiday rose 8.5 percent from a year earlier, pushing up consumer stocks on Monday, but a cooler pace of growth added to evidence the economy is slowing.
The sport industry's leading trade show ended on February 6 with an attendance figure slightly below 2018’s, though the event’s international appeal is still strong as it awaits its first summer edition.
The millionaire owner of Arcadia brands including Topshop, Dorothy Perkins and Miss Selfridge could face a police investigation and lose his knighthood over allegations of sexual assault and racial abuse.
Britain and Switzerland will sign an agreement on Monday to continue trading on preferential terms after Brexit, the British trade department said, protecting a trade relationship worth 32 billion pounds.
The EU's effort to rewrite two-decade-old copyright rules to take into account online platforms such as Google moved a step forward on Friday when countries agreed on a common position for talks with lawmakers next week.
Amazon.com Inc is reconsidering locating part of its new headquarters in New York because of local opposition, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing two people familiar with the retailer’s thinking.
Facebook has been ordered to curb data collection practices in Germany after a ruling on Thursday that the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without consent.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Edward Lampert’s $5.2 billion takeover of the beleaguered retailer, allowing the department store chain to avert liquidation and preserve jobs.