High-profile retailers such as House of Fraser and Poundworld have slumped in 2018 and the sector has lost tens of thousands of jobs this year alone.
Bans on plastic bags came into effect in two Australian states on 1 July 2018, with major retailers also voluntarily opting to remove single-use plastic bags from stores.
Not only has it smashed the record for the most valuable single-owner collection ever sold, but the Rockefeller collection has seen the likes of Monet and Matisse raise their benchmarks too.
Volkswagen's former CEO is squarely in the sights of the US Justice Department and German prosecutors, after being indicted on charges of conspiracy and wire fraud.
The CEO of a major British supermarket chain has been forced into an embarrassing apology after he was caught in an "unguarded moment".
Amazon.com Inc has reportedly agreed to fork out $65 million a year to renew its streaming deal with the NFL for Thursday night fixtures, while at the same time announcing a price hike to its subscription service.
CEO of ANZ, Shayne Elliott, says the need for trade will ensure the bubbling tensions between the world's two biggest economies won't result in the collapse of the global trading system.
The US President says he's standing up for the postal service and brick-and-mortar retailers, others believe Amazon shareholders are paying the price for his long-standing grudge with CEO Jeff Bezos.
US goods have been hit with tariffs totalling $3 billion, as China shows intent to counter any Washington trade move.
State governments cracked down on Lottoland betting on domestic lotteries last year, and now the federal government is looking to stop synthetic lotteries from even operating in the country.
America's partners are on the clock. They have to come up with trade deals that are acceptable to Trump or they'll be slapped with the metal levies too.
Gun buyers must be 21 and teachers will have the right to be armed, under new legislation in Florida
A controversial gun control bill, which permits trained teachers to carry firearms, just awaits Governor Rick Scott's signature.
The list of Mattel's "shero" dolls lengthens as a host of wonder women are honoured with miniature models of themselves.
An Australian company has integrated machine learning and artificial intelligence to develop technology that will put an end to supermarket checkout cheating.
Dick's Sporting Goods Inc has taken the extraordinary steps of removing assault-style rifles from all its stores, and raising the gun-buyer age limit to 21.
Revellers in Oxford Street on Saturday night for Mardi Gras will be free to roam between venues in the wee hours, thanks to the government's goodwill gift to the LGBTIQ community.
Why is Amazon incentivising its employees to walk away from the company?
Myer needs an urgent turnaround and Richard Umbers isn't the man for the job, according to the retail group.
Beijing behemoth JD.com will open an Australian base this month in response to the ever-increasing international demand for top-quality Australian and New Zealand products.
The yogawear company has kept mum about the specific reasons for Laurent Potdevin's sudden exit but alludes to breaches of behavioural standards.
No less than 37 cases of salmonella infections have been linked to Lactalis' milk in the last year alone, prompting a mass recall and factory shut down.
Customers walk in, take what they want and then walk out — it gives a new meaning to the term convenience store.
JP Morgan believes the retail giant is ideally positioned to grow to be a trillion dollar company.
With the collection of biometric data becoming a business norm, security experts stress a line needs to be drawn.
Sir Frank has agreed to sell Westfield Corp for almost A$33 billion, saying the time is right to step back from executive roles and focus on building the family's wealth through investment.
How would you like to see if your bum really does look fat in those jeans? Or maybe you just want to ask your own personal virtual stylist for tips? The future of online retail is here.
Unions seek legal counsel as Joyce ineligibility casts doubt over decision not to reverse penalty rate cuts.
IKEA is under fire over a controversial TV advertisement in China. The Swedish retail giant pulled the advert, which has...
The closure of Holden's Elizabeth plant is the final chapter in Australia's rich history of automaking.
Inspectors found Shigeo Ishiyama had falsified payment records to hide the fact he was paying his Japanese workers less than half the minimum the wage.
According to the ACCC report on the electricity affordability crisis, an average 2015-16 residential bill was $1,524 (excluding GST), and almost half of the bill was made up of network costs.