11th November 2020
UK government still hasn’t produced a lorry drivers’ guide
The UK government has still not produced a guide for foreign lorry drivers needing to drive into Britain - with less than five working weeks to go before Britain is...
9th November 2020
Pfizer vaccine signals light at end of Covid tunnel
Pfizer announced on November 9 that the vaccine it had developed with BioNTech is 90% effective in preventing people from getting Covid-19. The vaccine is one of around 12 worldwide...
6th November 2020
China’s Australian import ban reveals UK trade advisor’s poor judgement
China's ban on Australian imports reflect badly on the judgement of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, recently appointed by the UK government as a Trade Adviser. Chinese importers were advised...
2nd November 2020
China raps its most successful retailer’s knuckles – for honesty
Jack Ma, the world's most successful retailer and possibly China's most successful businessperson ever, was brutally shown on November 4 how the country really works. The Shanghai Stock Exchange said...
23rd October 2018
Confusion over Amazon’s share of US clothing market
Estimating how Amazon ranks in the US clothing market is tricky - and often leads to real overstatements. With their Q3 results about to be announced, it's worth looking at...
18th October 2018
UK Q3 2018 physical store growth “fastest since 2014”
UK retail sales through physical stores in the 12 months to September 2018 grew at their fastest rate (7.2%) since 2014, the country's Office for National Statistics announced on October...
8th October 2018
UK Parliament demands social accountability records from ten leading clothing retailers
Mary Creagh, Chair of the UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee revealed on October 5 she had sent a social accountability questionnaire to the country's ten leading clothing retailers , asking:. 1. Are all...