Sunday, September 15, 2019
Uptick in June an anomaly, as online retail sales slumped to the lowest ever July growth

Online retail sales slump to lowest ever July growth

Following a month of improved online sales in June, new figures show that retailers failed to keep the positive momentum in July.
Shop Direct seeks new £600,000 charity partner

Shop Direct seeks new £600,000 charity partner

Shop Direct is inviting organisations that invest in children’s future development to submit their £600,000 digital ideas.
Notonthehighstreet new CEO Claire Davenport to replace Barrie Seidenberg

Notonthehighstreet names new CEO

Notonthehighstreet has named Claire Davenport as its new chief executive, replacing Barrie Seidenberg.
Amazon is raising seller fees in France in direct response to a recently imposed digital tax, escalating its standoff with the French government.

Charged: Amazon has “no choice” but to raise seller fees 3% in tax retaliation

Amazon is raising seller fees in France in direct response to a recently imposed digital tax, escalating its standoff.
Asos suppliers discount profit warning

Asos seeks 3% discount on orders in bid to cut costs

Asos has asked suppliers for discounts on its orders as the online fashion retailer seeks to cut costs
Farfetch Net-a-porter José Neves

Farfetch facing legal action after £73m loss

Farfetch is facing legal threats as it emerged that five US law firms are preparing class action suits.
Amazon has come under fire in China for selling t-shirts with slogans in support of the ongoing anti-government protests in Hong Kong.

Charged: Amazon sparks outrage for selling “Hong Kong is Not China” t-shirts as Chinese...

Amazon has come under fire in China for selling t-shirts with slogans in support of the ongoing protests in Hong Kong
Asos trading stock market

Asos faces attack from traders after shares plunge 70%

Asos has faced an increased number of attacks from short-selling traders after it posted a second profit warning in seven months.
UK online retail spending hit its highest level in three years in July, helping boost overall retail sales and beating analyst estimates.

Charged: Online retail sales hit highest level in 3 years thanks to Amazon Prime...

UK online retail spending hit its highest level in three years in July, helping boost overall retail sales and beating estimates
Alibaba has seen $80 billion wiped off its market value since the escalation of the US – China trade war in May, and could post its slowest growth in years this week.

Charged: Alibaba has had $80bn wiped off its market value in the trade war

Alibaba has seen $80 billion wiped off its market value since the escalation of the US – China trade war in May, and could...

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