Now that we are well into April, the full extent of how bad UK retail was in March is becoming clearer. On Monday, Springboard released its definitive roundup of March footfall and said that it was down 6%.
Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan's north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics. But in Kabul a small, determined fashion house is fighting to preserve traditional textiles.
Voice-assisted shopping is on the rise in the Netherlands, finds Dutch bank ABN Amro. 61 percent of retailers see the technology service as an opportunity to offer consumers more comfort while shopping.
The U.S. president ordered the creation of a task force to study the USPS and its financial difficulties, after recently claiming without evidence that deliveries for Amazon.com Inc were costing the service money.