Liam Chennells is retail technology director of Retail Week and World Retail Congress
Whitbread’s surprise sale of Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola for £3.9bn prompts the question of who else might have been in the race for a caffeine fix – or who perhaps should have been.
Luxury fashion specialist Farfetch has announced plans to list shares on the New York stock exchange and has been valued at $6bn. Is this valuation justified or just farfetched?
French grocer Carrefour revealed earlier this week that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Google – a first in European food retail.