The Smiley Company had good news this week and said that last year was strong, despite the weak retail sector. And while full 2018 results are still being prepared, the first nine months suggest a healthy final figure.
A new study focused on Generation Z's buying habits shows that the demographic puts a premium on style and uniqueness, is heavily influenced by celebrities and social media, and has a mind for social consciousness.
Procter & Gamble Co raised its sales forecast for the year on Wednesday after quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations, boosted by price hikes and strong demand for premium fabric and skin care products.
Chinese consumers should outspend their American counterparts in 2019, with retail sales in the Asian giant continuing to grow in the coming years, according to an industry forecast published Wednesday.
Kasper Rorsted, the CEO of German sportswear brand Adidas, has urged British lawmakers to consider a second referendum on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, as he warned of the impact on the European economy.
Joules may have seen its margins dented in the AW18 and Christmas season but it continued to expand at home and abroad as shoppers bought into its lifestyle offer despite reining-in their spending elsewhere.
Carrefour said on Tuesday it was confident its overhaul plan was on track, although sales growth slowed slightly in the fourth quarter as weeks of anti-government protests hit hypermarket sales in its core French market.
Epic Rights, a boutique merchandise and branding company with retail licensing partners including 21 Savage, Britney Spears, and the Jimmy Hendrix brand Authentic Hendrix, has been acquired by Bravado.
San Francisco Equity Partners (SFEP) has acquired a majority stake in skincare company Jane Iredale, adding to its list of partner companies including skincare brand Yes To and cosmetics label Japonesque.