U.S. retail sales increased marginally in April as rising gasoline prices cut into discretionary spending, but consumer spending appeared on track to accelerate after slowing sharply in the first quarter.
Amazon.com Inc is bringing its grocery store without checkout lines to Chicago and San Francisco, the company said in a statement this week, confirming reports it will expand the concept beyond its pilot in Seattle.
The Seattle-based department store chain has announced that it is expanding extended sizing to 30 locations, as well as 100 new brands, in an effort to make the apparel shopping experience more inclusive for all.
Luxury concept store The Shop at Bluebird has opened its much-anticipated new flagship location with a debut on London’s Floral Street, just down the road from the street’s most famous tenant, Paul Smith.
Giambattista Valli has opened a London flagship on Sloane Street as the key shopping thoroughfare’s profile moves even further upmarket with a raft of recent openings adding to its ultra-luxury appeal.
Delivery firm UPS opened a new package sorting and delivery facility in south east England on Monday, creating hundreds of jobs in one of the U.S. company’s largest infrastructure investments outside the United States.
BR Malls Participações SA, Brazil’s largest mall operator, has acquired a minority stake in e-commerce firm Delivery Center with the goal of enabling deliveries to customers’ doors, the company said on Monday.