The White Company (TWC) said it reached an online sales record in the week including Black Friday and Cyber Monday with the performance helped by a more robust platform. It did not say exactly how much it sold.
The Netherlands’ Hema is making its way to Austria. The retailer announced the opening of two new stores in Vienna, planned for Spring 2018. Additionally, the retailer expects to open 35 new stores worldwide in 2018.
MCH Group, which owns exhibitions such as Art Basel and Baselworld, is looking to gain a foothold in the UK and expand its international portfolio as it announces the acquisition of art show Masterpiece London.
Dutch e-tailer Wehkamp will start delivery via bicycle. Together with partners DHL and Fietskoerier.nl, the e-tailer will deliver packages in 12 cities, targeting eco-friendly inner-city accessibility.
John Lewis’s weekly sales may have been sluggish in recent periods but Black Friday saw some pent-up demand being unleashed as the company said it saw 495 units being ordered online per minute between 07:00 and 08:00.
The New York Times Co plans to develop two or three new standalone digital products next year focused on lifestyle topics as part of its push to get more people to pay for its content beyond traditional news.
Nordstrom has partnered with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to bring a unique assortment, including beauty, accessories and home decor, from MoMA's Design Store to the retailer's Pop-in@Nordstrom shop this holiday.