It wasn’t all about lost jobs and failing businesses last year. A new study reveals 835,494 new businesses were registered in the 12 months to January 2021, with the online retail sector the main beneficiary.
E-tail took another socially positive step forward Thursday to improve its somewhat tarnished image with eBay announcing it’s planning to invest millions of pounds in creating jobs and opportunities in the UK.
It looks like the long rumoured private equity takeover of family-owned Birkenstock could actually be happening soon. L Catterton, the group with close links to LVMH, is said to be “nearing an agreement” to buy it.
‘Going-out’ clothing may have tanked during the various lockdowns of the past year, but with the UK’s lockdown-easing roadmap now published, demand seems to be surging, a major fashion e-tailer said Thursday.
The American brand founded by Ronnie Fieg is opening a store in the French capital. Spread over three floors, the 16,000-square-foot location not only offers the label's latest collections, but also a restaurant.