U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington DC's Dulles International Airport seized 400 pairs of fake Air Jordan sneakers. If authentic, the sneakers would have had a street value of approximately $55,000.
Highsnobiety, founded in Berlin by David Fischer, said on Friday it had secured $8.5 million in funding, becoming the latest lifestyle startup to win backing from investors led by Frederic Court’s Felix Capital.
Chinese online retailer JD.com will invest more than 20 billion yuan ($3.11 billion) in the country’s northeastern “rustbelt” regions over the next three years, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the company.
Japanese online marketplace Mercari is planning to go public in June, according to local media reports on Friday. The app-based e-tailer sells domestically, in the US and the UK, and will use funds to expand globally.
Amazon has short-listed 20 metropolitan areas, including one in Canada, to build its second headquarters after reviewing 238 proposals. Toronto's inclusion, however, could upset relations with US President Trump.