The U.S. and China are world leaders in harvesting and exploiting personal data and the European Union must make sure the same thing does not happen when it comes to the data, said the EU commissioner.
Rebaptised WSM Fashion Reboot, the Italian trade fair, which will take place in Milan from 11 to 12 January, will be focused on sustainable development, shining a spotlight on eco-friendly brands and projects.
The shift in consumer focus from physical stores to online shopping was underlined this week on news of a £51.4m deal to transform a London retail park into a logistics hub with warehousing for online businesses.
From making cars talk using Alexa’s voice to managing data from factories full of robots, Amazon wants a big piece of the action in transportation, and this week at CES will unveil more about its strategy to do so.
Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay Co has agreed with a group of shareholders to be taken private in a deal under which the company will buy stocks held by certain minority stakeholders for C$11 apiece in cash.