UK retail continued to confuse in October with falls and rises by volume and value, the ONS said. Fashion struggled, although online sales continued to rise but belt-tightening meant more second-hand sales.
Israel is planning to send tax bills within a year to Google and Facebook, financial newspaper TheMarker reported on Wednesday, joining efforts by several countries to get the internet giants to pay more tax.
The tightest U.S. labor market this century is putting pressure on margins for freight haulers and warehouse operators as they bid for hundreds of thousands of workers to move packages during the peak holiday period.
Mexican negotiators will propose that the NAFTA be rigorously reviewed every five years rather than the US idea of automatic expiration, an official said on Wednesday as the fifth round of talks got under way.
Amazon.com Inc has scrapped plans to launch an online streaming service bundling popular U.S. broadcast and cable networks because it believes it cannot make enough money on such a service, sources said.
Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp’s Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon’s Yahoo by canceling their deal.
Countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership have reached an agreement to push ahead without the US, by suspending some provisions from the original deal, Vietnamese and Japanese officials said on Saturday.
October delivered “a black trading cloud ahead of the Christmas sales storm” in terms of footfall to stores in the UK, a new report said Monday with consumers cutting back on store visits across most of the country.
Snap Inc. is redesigning its disappearing-message app Snapchat in an attempt to reach a broader audience, going back to the drawing board as Wall Street clobbered it for another quarter of slowing user growth.