The American social networking giant has announced the launch of its Season of Support for small businesses, kicking off the initiative with the #BuyBlack Friday campaign supporting Black-owned businesses.
Swiss watch brand Frederique Constant, owned by Japan's Citizen Watch Co, is hoping to limit the fall in sales to 25% this year as September business was almost back to normal, its chief executive told Reuters.
UK-based EWM Group, which owns the Edinburgh Woollen Mills, Peacocks and Jaeger brands, among others, could be on the verge of appointing administrators as the Covid crisis cuts a swathe through UK high street brands.
On Thursday, Swiss group Givaudan, the world's number one fragrance and aroma manufacturer, published sales data for the first nine months of the year. Exchange rate effects hampered growth, despite an improvement in Q3.