Prices in shops in Britain rose by the most in nearly six years in January, but inflation is not a big risk as long as the country can avoid a no-deal Brexit, a group representing retailers said on Wednesday.
Japan's retail sales rose more than expected in December as consumers increased spending on clothes, which may ease some concern about the outlook for private consumption at a time of growing pressure on the economy.
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, the US retail giant has announced a long-term partnership with the licensed sportswear e-tailer and launched a specialty store dedicated to fan gear on the Walmart website.
French consumer confidence levels rebounded in January from a slump in the previous month, but remained well below average as the euro zone’s second-biggest economy grapples with the impact of anti-government protests.
The owner of brands like J. Crew and Madewell is the latest to launch an initiative for the good of the planet, entering into a new partnership with Fair Trade USA and launching a collection of eco and Fair Trade denim.
The American brand has made some changes to its European teams, promoting Jonathan Petty to the role of managing director of Osprey Europe, while Tom Entwistle will become vice president of sales and product for EMEA.