Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall – hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered... Read more »

Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers made more purchases online on Black Friday than in the mall – hurting traffic and sales at brick-and-mortar stores, according to data that offered... Read more »

Britain’s Tesco takes on discounters with paid-for loyalty card

LONDON (Reuters) – Tesco (TSCO.L) will next week become the first major British supermarket group to offer a subscription customer loyalty scheme, the latest weapon in its fight to... Read more »

Under Armour CEO to step aside after two decades; insider to replace

(Reuters) – Under Armour Inc (UAA.N) founder Kevin Plank will hand the reins of the sportswear maker to operations head Patrik Frisk, hoping a change in leadership will help... Read more »

Carrefour Brasil signs deal with family-owned Super Nosso supermarket chain

SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Food retailer Carrefour Brasil is handing over the management of all of its 17 supermarkets in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais to... Read more »

Sailing-Ainslie hopes to rule new America’s Cup wave on board ‘Britannia’

PORTSMOUTH, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Ben Ainslie named his new multi-million dollar America’s Cup yacht “Britannia” on Friday, as he launched the revolutionary foiling AC75 he hopes will bring... Read more »

Chasing Chinese consumers, Tiffany CEO sends top bling abroad

BOSTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Tiffany & Co is sending more of its priciest jewelry to mainland China to reach consumers kept at home by a weak currency, Chief... Read more »

10% or 8%? Japan retailers scramble to cope with tax hike

(Fixes headline) * Sales tax rises to 10%, reduced rate applied to some items * Lower rate, steps to back shoppers cause confusion at retailers * Price competition to... Read more »

Amazon brings Samuel L. Jackson’s voice to Alexa and announces voice-controlled glasses

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Wednesday said actor Samuel L. Jackson and other celebrities will voice speech for the company’s virtual assistant Alexa, while the voice aid... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Sept. 26

Sept 26 – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.... Read more »