• Retail fuels Europe rally; DAX ends sharply up Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:31 AM ET

    European equities closed sharply higher on Tuesday, with a surge in retail stocks helping to boost investor sentiment.

  • LONDON, Jan 13- British online fashion retailer ASOS ended a difficult 2014 on a high, with strong demand at home lifting its retail sales over the Christmas period and boosting its shares. ASOS, which lost almost two thirds of its market value last year because of a warehouse fire and three profit warnings, said retail sales in the six weeks to Jan. 9 were up 15 percent,...

  • Fashion focus? Amazon to open huge London studio Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Amazon has said it is planning to open a photography studio in trendy east London, in an effort to become a leader in online fashion retail.

  • PARIS, Nov 26- Net-a-porter founder Natalie Massenet stands to make more than 100 million euros next year under a deal with the online fashion retailer's owner Richemont, according to calculations based on company documents and analyst valuations. However, several London- based bankers told Reuters they were not aware Richemont was planning to do either.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- British online fashion retailer ASOS believes it can reach its target of 2.5 billion pounds in annual sales by 2020, with price cuts helping to reignite growth after three profit warnings this year. Shares in ASOS, which had lost two-thirds of their value this year following a procession of bad news, jumped as much as 19 percent on Tuesday on signs...

  • UPDATE 1-Strong British pound hits ASOS annual profit Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:32 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 21- British online fashion retailer ASOS posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit, partly due to the strength of sterling hitting sales growth overseas. During the year ASOS also had to cope with the need for major investment in its warehousing, a fire at its Barnsley, northern England, warehouse in June and the launch of its new business in China.

  • ASOS annual profit falls 14% on strong pound Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    British online fashion retailer ASOS posted a 14 percent fall in annual profit after the strength of sterling hit sales growth.

  • UPDATE 1-Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Oct 14- U.S. warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's fast-growing Tmall online marketplace, entering the country's booming ecommerce market to combat slowing sales at home. Costco said the online store would provide customers in mainland China with both branded products,...

  • Zalando shares rise as much as 12 percent in debut Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:17 AM ET
    Zalando IPO

    Shares in Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando rose 12 percent in their debut on the Frankfurt exchange on Wednesday.

  • Europe shares close down ahead of Fed, Scotland Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    European shares closed lower with investors looking ahead to a key Federal Reserve policy meeting this week as well as a referendum on Scottish independence.

  • European shares close flat; Asos surges Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    European shares closed flat-to-higher on Wednesday as investors considered the possibility of more monetary easing in the euro zone.

  • Asos has resumed trading after it was forced to suspend orders following a suspected arson attack at its main warehouse.

  • ASOS shares nosedive on profit warning Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
  • Europe shares close up on ECB; Asos plummets 30% Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    European shares closed higher, as investors digested the raft of stimulus measures announced by the ECB.

  • Europe shares close higher for seventh-straight day Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    European stocks closed higher on Wednesday, after positive U.S. jobs data helped to boost global sentiment further.

  • E-commerce revolution drives Europe's IPO rush Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    European retailers are flocking to list in 2014, but traditional high-street chains have been replaced by the online, discount and convenience players that are shaking up shopping.

  • Investors bet against UK retailers Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 3:39 AM ET

    Retail stocks in the U.K. have seen a spike in short-selling since the start of the year, according to financial research firm Markit.

  • Next stop China...then the rest of the world: Asos CEO Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 2:16 AM ET

    Asos will look to other global economies after launching a Chinese-language website, Nick Robertson, CEO of the online retailer told CNBC.

  • Europe rallies to close higher after Fed surprise Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    European shares pared gains but closed higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.

  • Europe Close Lower on Central Bank Fears Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday, mirroring losses in U.S. markets.