Any info about the health of the UK high-street is of interest at the moment so half-year results from Next were closely watched on Tuesday and it seems the firm "over-performed", the news driving its shares up sharply.
LFW ended Tuesday and while the big name labels were the focus, the event also helped smaller brands gain valuable exposure and make the kind of buyer and press contacts that are the lifeblood of early-stage businesses.
Sports Direct said on Monday that any suggestion that it wants to block the potential sale of Debenhams' Magasin du Nord was “irresponsible and incorrect” as it denied claims that it wants the chain to collapse.
Naked Brand Group on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire an undisclosed leading U.S. online retailer for $42.5 million, in a bid to bolster the Sydney firm's global e-commerce division.
Indonesia will raise import taxes on more than 1,000 goods ranging from cosmetics to cars, as part of measures aimed at cutting imports and supporting a weak rupiah, the finance minister said on Wednesday.