As Boden, the mass-premium brand beloved of the British middle classes, gets ready to open a high-profile high street store (on the King’s Road in London), the company has reported yet another strong year of trading.
Amazon’s global scope and reach has been finally revealed with international research finding that 37% of online spend is done through the e-tail giant. And this figure is expected to rise, says a new report.
Europe’s biggest health & Wellness chain Holland & Barrett will be bought by a Russian tycoon for £1.77bn after growing sales by 90% since 2010. Superdrug owner AS Watson had also wanted to buy the fast-expanding chain.
Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy U.S. grocer Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, including debt, marking the internet retailer's largest deal and biggest foray into the brick-and-mortar retail sector.