U.S. civil liberties groups on Tuesday called on Amazon to stop offering facial recognition services to governments, warning that the software could be used to target immigrants and people of colour unfairly.
The Colorado-based media conglomerate has announced the appointment of Amazon alum Jeff Yurcisin, QVC vet Mary Campbell, former VF corp exec Aidan O’Meara and Tom Bazzone to a range of executive roles within the group.
In shock news, Tesco said it is to close its Tesco Direct non-food webstore, which sells clothing, homewares, furniture, electricals, toys, health & beauty and more, after conducting a review of the lossmaking business.
It wasn't a great seven days for John Lewis with the week up to and including May 19 seeing its parent company's sales dipping 0.3% to £202.73 million, but the department store chain’s sales falling by as much as 6.3%.
Washington and Beijing both claimed victory on Monday as the world’s two largest economies stepped back from the brink of a global trade war and agreed to hold further talks to boost U.S. exports to China.
M&S has added experienced non-exec directors to its board as it prepares to deliver its latest results, with more store closures expected and potential demotion from the FTSE100 if its share price falls further.
CVAs are ‘the new black’ in the UK this year but it seems that while House of Fraser is-on trend in this respect, it might struggle to get its CVA through as landlords prove uniquely resistant to its plans.
The apparel company released its Q1 2018 results on Wednesday, posting widening losses due to declines in its wholesale segment, and announcing the appointment of Maria Borromeo as president of Hudson Jeans.
Seattle's City Council unanimously approved a tax on Monday on Amazon.com, the city’s largest employer, and other large companies on grounds that they have fueled an economic boom that has driven up real estate costs.