Landlords may be under pressure, but Mayfair's Grosvenor has unveiled a radical plan to invest in the businesses of some retail tenants in the key shopping neighbourhood and "rewrite what it means to be a landlord".
Ikea's shopping malls business said its expansion plans remained on track with visitors quickly returning to its premises after the lifting of coronavirus-related lockdowns which had forced stores to close.
The London start-up has raised £0.5m “to power sustainable product verification” at a strong time for its business model after supply chain scandals and as consumers aim to buy more ethical and sustainable products.
French billionaire Xavier Niel has teamed up with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield's former boss to oppose the shopping mall group's planned €3.5 billion ($4.10 billion) rights issue, lifting the firm's shares.
French Connection’s interim results on Tuesday didn't make happy reading as the six months ending July 31 saw the majority of its trading period impacted by the pandemic and sales plunged, although e-tail was up.
The American social networking giant has announced the launch of its Season of Support for small businesses, kicking off the initiative with the #BuyBlack Friday campaign supporting Black-owned businesses.
Supima, in a smart response to the pandemic, staged its annual celebration Design Lab entirely online on Thursday, as the organization looked forward to its next participation at this month’s Hyères Festival.
Amazon’s Prime Day discount event usually has the ability to deliver some surprises and with the delayed event due to happen on October 13 and 14, there’s a prediction it could be much smaller than in previous years.
Value Retail's boss says axing VAT reclaim is wrong and that there's no appetite for the alternative ship-to-home option. Meanwhile, another commentator has accused the government of a misleading consultation process.