Google apologised on Monday for allowing ads to appear alongside offensive videos on YouTube as more high-profile firms such as Marks & Spencer and HSBC pulled advertising for British markets from Google sites.
There was a frustrating lack of detailed info on the Tu fashion range in the Sainsbury’s Q4 trading update Thursday as the retail giant talked up its Argos business. But we did learn that fashion sales rose 5% in Q4.
Sainsbury’s is investing in its growing Tu fashion brand with a specialist agency appointed to handle its general merchandise advertising for the first time and helping the retailer launch a new homewares brand.
Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco has agreed to buy leading wholesaler Booker for £3.7bn as it continues its turnaround and seeks to widen the sales gap with Sainsbury's, which is selling more general merchandise.
UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s now owns Argos and has been reporting rising clothing sales. Did this help it prosper in Q3? It seems so, with fashion and general merchandise the top performing parts of the business.
The worst start to a trading year for Next shares since 1991 underscores the plight of mid-tier UK retailers hit by a combination of fierce online competition and higher costs driven by a weaker pound.
Discount supermarket Lidl plans to spend 70 million pounds building a new distribution centre in Britain next year, it said on Friday, showing its appetite for investment has not been diminished by the Brexit vote.
PayPoint Plc said its first-half adjusted operating profit before impairment charges rose about 16 percent, driven by growth in its mobile payments division and a rise in bill payment transactions in Romania.