Black Friday store visits will drop this year for the first time since it became a key shopping day in 2013, a new study says. But another forecast says spending over the Black Friday period will rise above inflation.
Beauty products maker Coty Inc posted a quarterly profit on Thursday that beat estimates, selling more products geared toward millennials and making progress with newly-acquired brands in an expanded global portfolio.
The Netherlands will review 4,000 corporate tax deals agreed between the government and companies between 2012 and 2016 to determine if they were properly issued, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.
Consumer appetite for Black Friday is growing, but while deep discounting remains a primary motivation for most, shoppers will now be also looking for exclusive offers that are not available at other times of the year.
Lush has unveiled a creative short film illustrating the effects its spa treatments have on the body to help customers understand the experience. The initiative coincides with the launch of the new Karma option.
Fenwick’s profits fell in the year to January as the UK market proved challenging and turnover was also down slightly. But the firm is staying upbeat as it works on modernising its business and searches for a new CEO.
Harvey Nichols has unveiled a loyalty programme with Bink, which specialises in such schemes but removes the need for plastic loyalty cards and makes it much easier for the shopper to earn rewards just by buying goods.