The UK saw online order volumes increase by 17% in December, however the proportion of orders arriving on time fell to 85% - the lowest level since 2011, hit by bad weather conditions and a surge in last-minute orders.
Snap Inc said it is launching a new feature, allowing users to share public stories with friends and family who aren’t on the app. The company added that it is not ruling out monetization of the stories.
Tommy Hilfiger, IBM and The Fashion Institute of Technology have teamed up for an Artificial Intelligence pilot project. The project called ‘Reimagine Retail’ will have AI play the lead in the design creation process.
Star fashion photographers Mario Testino and Bruce Weber were accused of sexual harassment in a New York Times article at the weekend with Vogue saying it wouldn't use them for the foreseeable future as a result.
The online flash sale platform has announced a strategic partnership with Carrefour, which has sealed the deal by buying the 17% stake acquired by Conforama – a subsidiary of the Steinhoff group – last summmer.
118 retailers went into administration during 2017 as falling consumer spending, economic uncertainty, the National Living Wage and costs pressures put businesses across the country at risk of collapsing.
Under-pressure retail giant Debenhams has announced a key new appointment with news that Richard Jones is to join it as Trading Director, Global Sourcing, having earlier worked on the expansion of Sainsbury's Tu label.
JD.com announced on Tuesday plans to sell 2 billion euros (£1.7 billion) of French goods to Chinese consumers over the next two years, and to purchase another 100 million euros in French-made products.