Malls giant Hammerson on Friday hailed the importance of experiential events at shopping destinations as it said that its Festival of Light drove increases in footfall and reached around 1.5m people on social media.
Google's lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner, opened its first investigation into the U.S. internet giant on Wednesday over how it handles personal data for ads.
The US is studying how proposed tariff increases on roughly another $300 billion in Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Timon Drakesmith is stepping down as CFO of malls giant Hammerson shortly after it reported a 6.2% slump in net rental income in a turbulent retail backdrop. But his exit and the slump don't appear to be directly linked.
Luxury titan Bernard Arnault on Friday confirmed that LVMH is already actively using blockchain for several of its luxury brands, as the French billionaire and high-tech fan presented the latest Innovation Award.
The FBI is investigating corporate giant Johnson & Johnson among others for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil, two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters.
Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba's quarterly revenue beat analyst estimates on Wednesday, indicating that the Sino-US trade tiff and a slowing domestic economy were having little impact on the bottom line.
Property giant British Land criticised retailers seeking to cut their rent bills as it released its full-year results. The company said some chains have been asking it to sacrifice too much as its portfolio value fell.