Online retailers need to step up and take more responsibility for establishing the provenance of products they sell to ensure real fur labelled as faux isn’t slipping through, a UK committee of MPs has said.
Giant retail landlord Hammerson is revisiting plans for a massive site in Birmingham that will be near the new HS2 station and could turn into one of the city's most important retail locations as a result.
Amazon continues its rise to world domination as it becomes the fifth biggest player in UK retail, according to new research. The retail behemoth accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent on retail in the UK last year.
The Court on Tuesday appeared hesitant to let states force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases, with some of the justices saying Congress would be best suited to resolve the matter.
China’s international trade representative held a series of meetings with the ambassadors from major European nations last week to ask them to stand together with Beijing against U.S. protectionism, according to sources.
Will a day go by this month when Hammerson isn't in the news? Perhaps not. The big story today is that the proposed mega-merger between the shopping centres giant and its smaller peer isn't going to happen.
The £3.4 billion acquisition of Intu by Hammerson might never happen, despite the French company that could have derailed the deal walking away from another bid for the larger of the two UK shopping centre giants.
The rumours have been swirling around her for some time and now she's confirmed what everybody expected. Natalie Massenet is launching a venture capital firm to invest in e-commerce with Glossier among its first deals.
Now that we are well into April, the full extent of how bad UK retail was in March is becoming clearer. On Monday, Springboard released its definitive roundup of March footfall and said that it was down 6%.
It may not have been good news for the Hammerson share price, but news on Friday that French retail property giant Klépierre is walking away from making another bid probably came as some relief to the Hammerson board.