Fashion retailers and department stores have had a tough time so far in February with the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) poll showing weak sales at stores, even though online continued to rise strongly.
Indian federal agents said on Monday they had launched an investigation into billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, one of the country's richest men, over accusations that he and others defrauded a state bank of $44 million.
It’s tough trying to make sense of UK retail data with surveys and stats often showing varying trends. The CBI survey came out on Wednesday and showed its highest reading into years, beating what analysts had expected.
Britain will propose setting up an interim customs agreement with the EU after Brexit to allow the freest possible trade. But it will also seek the right to negotiate other trade deals, a possible sticking point.
British consumer spending fell for the third month in a row in July in its longest losing streak in over four years, in another sign that the impact of last year's Brexit vote is rippling through to households.
Sustainable Apparel Forum will be held in Dhaka, beginning May 17. The two-day program hosted for the first time by Bangladesh Apparel Exchange will take place alongside the flagship event Bangladesh Denim Expo.
Facebook said it would expand its UK presence by 50 percent in 2017, joining U.S. technology peer Google in boosting investment in Britain despite the uncertainty sparked by the vote to leave the European Union.