Reopening is hugely important for every physical retailer, but it's even more so for Primark, which has admitted it's been losing £650 million in sales a month due to lockdowns as it has no webstore to fall back on.
U.S. consumers cut spending by the most on record for the second straight month in April and the growing frugality reinforced expectations the economy could take years to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Protests turned violent in places including New York and Chicago following the death in Minneapolis of a black man, George Floyd, seen on video gasping for breath as a white police officer knelt on his neck.
Amazon.com Inc said it was removing certain images after messages using extremely strong racist abuse appeared on some listings on its UK website when users searched for Apple’s AirPods and other similar products.
Over 30 stores in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area will remain temporarily closed as protests of the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in Minneapolis police custody, continue in the Twin Cities.
German retail sales fell at their fastest pace since 2007 in April, data showed on Friday, but the drop was not as steep as expected in a sign of Germany's relative resilience during the coronavirus crisis.
European e-tailer Zalando has taken a major step forward in driving a more sustainability-focused retail sector post-pandemic, making sustainability assessment mandatory for its private labels and partner brands.
Debenhams is cutting more than 1,000 HQ and store jobs as 17 branches are set to close, with the firm hoping to emerge from administration as a more flexible entity that can meet the challenges of the new retail world.
When Sainsbury's new boss hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation will be radically different from the one he might have imagined when he got the job.
Alibaba is emerging as one of China's biggest corporate winners of the coronavirus crisis, gaining the opportunity to expand its businesses and solidify itself as a critical part of the country's socio-economic engine.