Black Friday spending fell in the UK, according to one report, even though the number of items bought this year rose, suggesting consumers are bargain-focused and retailers might struggle to make a profit from the event.
Following its purchase of second-hand apparel platform Videdressing, Leboncoin has announced the creation of a fashion segment – a market which is already a major driver for the site, according to CEO Antoine Jouteau.
Following the departure of Matthieu Leclercq this summer, it's Fabien Derville – a member of the Mulliez family and veteran of Leroy Merlin and Movibia – who will now be taking charge of the sporting goods company.
Reed Exhibitions (RX) announced it will postpone its Agenda Winter Long Beach trade show, scheduled for January 3 through 4 of 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center, breaking an over 15-year-long running streak.
Popular Instagram brand NA-KD fashion will be opening an outlet store at Designer Outlet Roermond, one of the most visited attractions in the Netherlands. The shop will offer products discounted by 30-80 percent.
Workers at Amazon logistic centres in Germany and Spain staged strikes on Friday, walking off the job on Black Friday, the discount spending spree that kicks-off the start of the crucial Christmas shopping season.