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Google is allowing consumers to buy products from within YouTube ads as it sets its sights on Amazon and eBay’s ecommerce dominance.
Burberry has posted a rise in underlying pre-tax profits but has lowered its profit guidance for next year due to foreign exchange movements.
Alibaba is being sued by luxury goods manufacturer Kering for allegedly encouraging the sale of counterfeit goods on its marketplace website.
Online retailer Farfetch has bought London fashion boutique Browns in order to operate it as an incubator for retail technology.
Harrods has launched a scent-emitting bus stop to draw customers’ attention to a floral takeover of its store that celebrates summer.
Retail news round-up on May 6, 2015: Two more non-exec directors to leave Tesco; Jaeger ex-owner criticises new management; House of Fraser stocks sports hijabs.
Fashion guru Touker Suleyman lifts the lid on joining Dragons’ Den and turning around his brands Ghost and Hawes & Curtis.
Fortnum & Mason has a promotion entitled “Sensorium” at its Piccadilly flagship that enables visitors to consider the world of the senses, from taste to smell.
Farfetch’s acquisition of Brown’s London boutique will see it gain a significant advantage over multichannel and pure-play rivals.
The merger between Yoox and Net-a-Porter will surprise few, but the deal has massive ramifications for the luxury market.