In an annual survey conducted by Reader's Digest to determine the most trusted brands in America, Walmart came out as the top retailer along with beauty and personal care brands L'Oreal, Olay and Dove.
As the weak pound makes UK firms cheaper to buy, Richard James owner Charles Cohen has bought men’s footwear retailer Harrys of London. He plans to push forward with an international expansion plan for the firm.
China's Belle International Holdings posted its lowest full-year net profit since 2008 as it continues to grapple with e-commerce and shoppers' growing preference for sports shoes over traditional fashion footwear.
Demna Gvasalia is keeping things busy at Balenciaga. Two months after staging the most acclaimed show of the Paris fashion season, Balenciaga is preparing a major new store on Avenue Montaigne, the famed shopping strip.