Jeff Bezos announced he's stepping down as CEO, almost 27 years after he founded the company as an online bookstore.
Thankfully, a growing number of private equity firms are trying to invest more responsibly.
As online retailers like Boohoo and ASOS mop up some of the biggest high street brands, shops are increasingly under threat.
The Irish retailer is one of the few high street fashion retailers without an online store.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing has become more than a safety regulation for those working in retail — it's a sign of respect and an acknowledgement that they're people too.
Retail closures are concentrated in city centres.
The COVID-19 pandemic offers small retailers an opportunity to engage customers who are changing their habits.
Conglomerates like LVMH, Richemont and Kering are the masters of supply chain control.
CBD retailers were already struggling before the pandemic. The contrast in fortunes with suburban retail activity is stark, and there are good reasons to think the shift could be permanent.
In October, the Hudson's Bay Company announced that it would be closing its flagship location in downtown Winnipeg. This closure is reflective of the changing nature of downtown neighbourhoods.
City by city, the data on CBD visitors vary with the severity of COVID-19 outbreaks and restrictions. But none of the CBDs has recovered former activity levels, and some might never fully recover.
New research on mobile commerce shopping habits in nine countries contains some valuable insights for m-commerce managers and how they can attract new customers.
A space the size of 284 Bluewaters is surplus to requirements.
Research reveals why Chinese millennials love to spend overseas on luxury brands.
Tipped workers have been struggling since before COVID-19, and the pandemic isn't making it better.
South Africa's food system is dominated by big firms, leaving small businesses to supply localised and under-served markets, and provide rural employment. It needs to be inclusive and diverse.
Woolworths' A$780 millon investment in new automated distribution centres is a sign of how much COVID-19 has changed the way we shop. It points what's to come in the retail sector.
Retailers must focus on training customer-facing teams to succeed post-coronavirus.
Even in places that are now COVID-free spending remains subdued, and different.
"Helping Kiwis live better every day" is the Warehouse motto. Now it's laying off staff and closing stores.