The average shopworker is verbally abused, threatened or assaulted more than 21 times per year, according to a survey by Usdaw.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is building up a retail team as it eyes a possible move on to the British high street.
Alibaba’s Tmall platform has been heralded as the gateway to sell to the Chinese consumer, but many notable British brands have left it in recent years. Retail Week looks into why.
As Aldi launches in China, Carrefour is scaling back. The French retail giant is the latest in a long line of big international retailers to dial down their presence in the Chinese market.
The best of global retail was celebrated last night at the World Retail Awards, held at the World Retail Congress in Amsterdam.