Black Friday spending fell in the UK, according to one report, even though the number of items bought this year rose, suggesting consumers are bargain-focused and retailers might struggle to make a profit from the event.
According to a holiday shopping report released by the NRF and Prosper Insight & Analytics on Wednesday, young adult consumers are the age group most likely to increase their spending over the festive season this year.
Louis Vuitton is heading to the Big Apple. The house's creative director Nicolas Ghesquière has decided to stage its next cruise show in New York on May 8, 2019, continuing his peripatetic voyage of the globe.
Digital sneaker marketplace Goat will amplify its Black Friday sale by launching a series of augmented reality (AR) activations, offering customers the chance to win over 1,000 prizes and $10,000 in purchasing credit.
China is gearing up for the biggest shopping event of the year on Sunday, a day dominated by e-commerce giant Alibaba which saw $25 billion worth of goods sold on its platforms alone in the 24-hour period last year.