Adidas plans to close high-tech factories in Germany and the U.S. it launched to bring production closer to customers, saying on Monday deploying some of the technology in Asia would be "more economic and flexible".
The digital-first lingerie start-up has opened its largest store to date in Tennessee’s Hamilton Place Mall, Chattanooga. The new location features an expanded fit and consultation area, as well as a 3D body scanner.
Amazon Fashion has launched five of its own private-label brands in Europe, but another 103 have already been introduced in the US by the web giant, although it denies claims it is competing with client brands.
This month, the menswear specialist will open a new store in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, signalling the start of a wider rollout across the UK. Up to six new locations could open over the next six months.
With Debenhams having received a cash injection from its backers to help it through the festive season, the company is betting heavily on its ability to use the season to help drive its turnaround forwards.
There was further confirmation of the bleak state of UK retail on Monday as specialist footfall tracker Springboard released visitor traffic figures for October. And what did they show? Unsurprisingly, another decline.
Alibaba Group Holding on Monday said sales for its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit 158.31 billion yuan ($22.63 billion) in its first nine hours, up 25% from 126.72 billion yuan at the same point last year.