Skimpy men's swimwear has topped a survey of the least favourite fashion items in the UK with leather trousers and Crocs also proving to be unpopular while slip-on shoes, hoodies and leggings got a thumbs-up.
The world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry has signed onto De Beers’ pilot program for diamond blockchain Tracr, the first retailer to join a growing number of big diamond industry names trialling the platform.
Online retail sales in France rose 13% to 22.3 billion euros ($26.10 billion) in the first quarter, said the French E-Commerce Federation, highlighting growth in a sector that has seen Amazon and others make in-roads.
German consumer sentiment deteriorated further heading into June to reach the lowest level so far in 2018, suggesting that household spending in Europe’s biggest economy could slow in the coming months.
Early last year, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the U.S. Trade Representative -- pitting the world’s largest economy against Rwanda over an unlikely U.S. export: cast-off clothes.