A £3.4 billion takeover of British shopping centre operator Intu Properties by bigger rival Hammerson has been formally scrapped after Hammerson was freed from its obligation to hold a shareholder vote on the deal.
Facebook shares rose on Wednesday after the social network reported a surprisingly strong 63 percent rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign that business was hurt by a recent mishandling of personal data.
Top Chinese e-comm firms and some government departments have been singled out in a report that says discriminatory hiring practices are widespread in China and linked to a shrinking number of women in the labor force.
Online retailers need to step up and take more responsibility for establishing the provenance of products they sell to ensure real fur labelled as faux isn’t slipping through, a UK committee of MPs has said.
Giant retail landlord Hammerson is revisiting plans for a massive site in Birmingham that will be near the new HS2 station and could turn into one of the city's most important retail locations as a result.
Amazon continues its rise to world domination as it becomes the fifth biggest player in UK retail, according to new research. The retail behemoth accounted for over £4 in every £100 spent on retail in the UK last year.
The Court on Tuesday appeared hesitant to let states force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases, with some of the justices saying Congress would be best suited to resolve the matter.
China’s international trade representative held a series of meetings with the ambassadors from major European nations last week to ask them to stand together with Beijing against U.S. protectionism, according to sources.
Will a day go by this month when Hammerson isn't in the news? Perhaps not. The big story today is that the proposed mega-merger between the shopping centres giant and its smaller peer isn't going to happen.