The auction of e-tail giant Shop Direct has attracted less interest than had been hoped, according to reports, but some offers are on the table with Apax Partners believed to be one of three groups to have bid.
27 UK retailers, including well-known high street names, a supermarket chain and other merchants, have launched a new legal action against Mastercard and Visa in a long-running row over processing fees.
The French do have a thing for their tragic singers, and few were more dramatic than the glamorous Italian star Dalida, the subject of a striking exhibition in the Palais Galliera in Paris that opens Thursday.
The collapse of UK fashion retailer Jaeger and weak non-food sales figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) reinforce the negative sector and ratings outlooks for the European retail sector, Fitch Ratings says.
Activewear, m-commerce, pricing investments, social engagement and logistics spend all added to a stellar H1 for Asos as the company's sales soared at home and hit the stratosphere abroad with more power growth expected.