An increase in internet activity in the Middle East and North Africa during Ramadan will see a surge in online sales across the region, according to a study, particularly at night when shoppers have broken their fast.
Brexit is looming but London is still the top springboard into Europe for retailers, new figures from CBRE have shown. But Hong Kong is global leader while Dubai and Doha show the Middle East remains key.
Amazon topped the list of Engagement Labs' TotalSocial ranking for its online brand sharing performance and offline reputation. Nike, Nordstrom, Victoria's Secret, Adidas and Under Armour also topped the list.
Nike has opened another high-tech flagship, this time in Moscow, part of its effort to create a stronger customer experience through personalization and activity zones and link its digital and physical store platforms.