Paris Olympics one of many challenges for Le Coq Sportif

Le Coq Sportif wouldn’t have raked in the full retail value of these sales, but they would undoubtedly have been positive news for the revenue of the brand,…

EBay to pay $3 million penalty over harassment of couple behind newsletter

Federal prosecutors in Boston said on Thursday that eBay had entered into a deferred prosecution agreement to resolve the case after seven former eBay workers admitted to participating in an…

Secondary prices volatile for US retailers hit by technological disruption

This dip follows steeper falls in specialty retailers such as department chain Neiman Marcus and womenswear retailer Ascena Retail, which are battling internet shopping models. Neiman Marcus is…

The rise of ‘conflicted consumerism’ – shoppers buy fast fashion but want to be green

And the situation is making it harder for retailers and suppliers because consumers are simultaneously demanding value for money as well as products and services that tap into…

UK retailers suffer worst Christmas in a decade

Consumer spending appears to be fading fast after a summer surge as concerns among shoppers about the outlook for 2019 outweigh the benefit from weaker inflation and a…

‘Mauritius is reliable supplier of high-value garments’

“For more than 45 years, the Mauritian textile and apparel industry has been constantly re-inventing and re-engineering itself to maintain its niche position on the global apparel market….

Vans, Ulta Beauty and Lululemon make gains with US teens

The study, based on a survey of 8,000 teens with an average age of 16.3 across 47 US states, found that overall spending among Gen-Z shoppers is up…