A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer.
The beauty group continued to demonstrate its commitment to enhancing customer experience through augmented reality with the unveiling of the Wella Professionals Smart Mirror at the Customer Electronics Show on Monday.
A large number of trading updates are due this week, but online retailers can’t judge the success (or otherwise) of their Christmas season just yet as one in four gifts bought online will be returned by UK consumers.
The shopping surge everyone had hoped for in the final week of the pre-Christmas shopping season didn’t quite happen, but in the very last week of the month, massive discounts finally loosened consumer purse strings.
While the Christmas shopping season is generally acknowledged to have been a weak one for UK stores, it hasn’t been quite as bad as some expected and sector stars like Selfridges managed to turn it into a triumph.