According to a new global report by in-store media company Mood Media, sensory experiences drive 9 out of 10 shoppers back to stores...
15 Jan 2019
Sears did more than pioneer the mail-order catalogue over a century ago. It helped make America a more inclusive place at a time when Jim Crow was rampant...
Einav Rabinovitch-Fox 3 Dec 2018
Amazon has announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company's new headquarters.
14 Nov 2018
UK books and stationery retailer WH Smith has announced plans to acquire InMotion, a US travel retailer, for $198 million. The transaction marks a significant step in WH Smith's international travel growth strategy...
31 Oct 2018
For Muslims, halal food follows certain rules proscribed by Islamic law. It usually pertains to ritual slaughter and abstention from certain items like pork, blood and alcohol...
Febe Armanios 24 Oct 2018
US retail giant Sears has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close almost 150 stores...
16 Oct 2018
One year after buying Jimmy Choo, US fashion company Michael Kors is acquiring Italian luxury goods house Versace for $2.1 billion...
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Sep 2018
What a difference the birth of a granddaughter can make. For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only convinced him the threat of global warming was real but set him on a course...
Andrew Spicer 21 Aug 2018
Traditional retail is in the centre of a storm - and British department store chain House of Fraser is the latest to succumb to the tempest. The company plans to close 31 of its 59 shops - including its flagship store in Oxford Street, London...
Omar Toulan and Niccolò Pisani 9 Jul 2018
On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...
Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018
Retailers, struggling to connect with their customers, have been trialling new technologies to blend in-store and digital experiences...
Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 11 Apr 2018
A new study finds that traditional 'bricks and mortar' retailers are seeking to buttress their ailing offline-store activities with the development of integrated online engagement channels...
10 Apr 2018