Next has been one of the most active major names on the acquisition front in UK retail of late and it doesn't look like it's about to slow down any time soon with news on Wednesday of a key promotion to its board.
Unilever Plc will build a manufacturing plant in the northern Mexican border state Nuevo Leon as part of a $400 million investment in the country over the next three years, the company said on Tuesday.
Luxury retailer Matchesfashion has continued to boost its top team, and has named a new executive creative director, finding him – like current Matches CEO Nick Beighton – among the ranks of ASOS execs.
Nearly 60 lawsuits claiming hair relaxer products sold by L'Oreal USA Inc and other companies cause cancer and other health problems will be consolidated in Chicago federal court, according to a Monday order.
Freemans said on Friday that it had “a cracker of a Christmas” with sales in the eight weeks to the end of the year up as much as 23%. Its customer numbers also topped a million, which was up 65% from two years ago.