Japan's household spending unexpectedly fell in October, marking a second straight month of declines and adding to concerns about the strength of the economy as global trade frictions cloud export prospects.
Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if European Union states cannot reach an agreement on a tax on digital revenues for the bloc.
As the Christmas shopping season moves into high gear, the latest PwC shopping prediction suggests that spending will hold up reasonably well but consumers will actually be laying out less this year on fashion.
The tech solutions provider is rolling out a new end-to-end product personalisation platform, Fashion on Demand, globally from January 2019, following Amazon's patenting of an on-demand manufacturing warehouse last year.
New Yorkers by a wide margin approve of plans for Amazon to build a massive new campus in the city, although they are divided over terms of a multibillion-dollar incentive package used to lure the online retailer.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would soon have NAFTA terminated, raising fears that trade flows across North America could be disrupted if Congress fails to agree on the new deal before NAFTA expires.
Beauty brands and manufacturers who fail to embrace the rising zero waste movement will struggle to exist in the future, as more consumers shift towards eco-friendly companies amid environmental concerns.