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Customers reassured as Toys R Us closures announced

As a raft of UK Toys R Us closures were announced, management has reassured customers it is business as usual, globally.

Starbucks Reserve Roastery - Shanghai

World’s largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery to open in Shanghai

The world’s largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery opens in Shanghai tomorrow.

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Tiffany business ‘out of step’ with modern luxury retail

Parts of the Tiffany business remain firmly out of step with the modern world of luxury retail, writes Neil Saunders.

Nitra, Slovakia, april 7, 2017: Pornhub website homepage on laptop screen

Pornhub popup gives online brand street cred

A Pornhub popup store has opened in New York’s Soho.


Dutch chain Topshelf to close down

Dutch department store operator Topshelf appears to be closing down.


J Crew closes 50 stores as sales dive and losses grow

US listed fashion retailer J Crew’s woes are worsening, with third quarter sales down and losses doubling.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 20, 2016: Guess Outlet At Klcc Shopping Mall, Kuala Lumpur.  Guess Is An

Asia tipped to fuel Guess sales

Guess sales in Asia and Europe offer “a lot of opportunity” and will continue to grow in double digits into next year, the company predicts.


Sainsbury’s management ‘playing the long game’

Sainsbury’s management appeared unphased after emerging as the underperforming grocer this quarter.

Michael Kors handbag

Michael Kors Asia sales soar 30 per cent

Michael Kors Asia sales soared 30.4 per cent in the second quarter.

Debenhams Sweat

Debenhams to launch in-store fitness centres

British retailer, Debenhams is to trial in-store fitness centres with gym specialist Sweat! as its partner, in three of its locations.


Christopher Bailey to depart Burberry after 17 years

Christopher Bailey is to depart from Burberry after 17 years as its creative head.


Asda CEO replaced as poor results continue

Sean Clarke’s short spell as Asda CEO is about to come to an end.


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