British mall operator Hammerson on Thursday reported a 14% rise in half-year profit thanks to a retail recovery following the easing of lockdowns and lower costs, but footfall is yet to rebound to pre-pandemic levels.
Mike Ashley, British retailer Frasers' founder and biggest shareholder, will likely step down as chief executive next year and be succeeded by Michael Murray, the group's "head of elevation", it said on Thursday.
Britain's government named almost 200 businesses on Thursday which breached minimum wage laws between 2011 and 2018, with the department store and supermarket chain the John Lewis Partnership heading the list.
Shares in Zalando fell on Thursday after the German online fashion retailer said it had spent more on marketing to keep its customers shopping online as stores reopened due to the easing of coronavirus lockdowns.
Mike Ashley, the Sports Direct entrepreneur, is preparing to step back from his high-profile role as CEO of his growing retail empire. He’ll hand control to his future son-in-law Michael Murray, the Telegraph reported.
Joules reported its annual results on Tuesday and talked of a “strong performance underpinned by continued digital growth, the strength of the Joules brand, and increasing diversification of revenue streams”.
A U.S. labor board official has recommended a rerun of a landmark Amazon union election in Alabama where employees had voted against making their warehouse the online retailer’s first to organize in the United States.
Facebook's acquisition of U.S. customer service startup Kustomer may hurt competition and boost its market power in online ads, EU antitrust regulators warned Monday as they opened a major investigation into the deal.