L'Occitane en Provence and Pierre Hermé have joined forces for a new cooperative space in Paris. Located at 86 avenue des Champs-Elysées, the new location, which combines beauty and food, opens its doors December 8.
Thousands of smaller Chinese store owners are now using a supply chain app made by Alibaba Group; part of a multi-billion dollar drive to take the e-commerce giant's dominance of online shopping into physical stores.
Property owners are big news in the UK following the proposed Hammerson-Intu merger and while Shaftesbury is small compared to them, it also has news of its own as it expands its ownership of sites in the Carnaby area.
The White Company (TWC) said it reached an online sales record in the week including Black Friday and Cyber Monday with the performance helped by a more robust platform. It did not say exactly how much it sold.
Big news on the mall front in the UK on Wednesday as property giant Hammerson is planning to merge with major rival Intu, which means the bigger group will have stakes in or ownership of 60% of the country's supermalls.