Further evidence of the importance of cycling as an expanding sports category has come with news that UK brands giant Pentland has bought the Scotland-based Endura cycle clothing and accessories label.
Crisis-hit South African retailer Steinhoff said on Tuesday it is considering "all of its options" in order to support its liquidity after a report on Monday that the retailer could sell a stake in its African unit.
German online retailer Home24, which aims to challenge IKEA’s dominance of the European furniture market, accelerated sales and trimmed losses in the fourth quarter after sources said it is considering a stock listing.
The Italian luxury label was awarded the mass sum by the New York court for damages and interest pertaining to a case brought against 60 counterfeiters using 150 websites to sell fake Ferragamo products.
Beauty products maker Coty Inc has launched an $8 billion (5.7 billion pounds)-equivalent debt refinancing, banking sources said, after paying billions to acquire brands that appeal to younger consumers.
Harrods MD Michael Ward is upbeat on the change the next few years will bring but says it will be tough for rivals without a USP as the store spends mega-money to focus on experiences, Millennials and the global shopper.
Claire’s Stores Inc said on Monday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and expects to reduce debt by about $1.9 billion, as the struggling retailer of girls’ accessories combats a fall in mall traffic.
Alibaba said it will invest an additional $2 billion in Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada Group and replace its CEO, consolidating its control over the firm as it targets an aggressive expansion in the region.
Chinese video streaming service provider iQiyi Inc, a unit of search engine giant Baidu Inc, has launched an initial public offering in New York worth up to $2.4 billion, seeking to expand its range of content.