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U.S. grants ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order

U.S. grants ByteDance new seven-day extension of TikTok sale order

The Trump administration on Wednesday granted ByteDance a new seven-day extension of a divestiture order that had directed the Chinese company to sell its TikTok short video-sharing app, according to a court filing.
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France says will apply 'digital tax' for 2020 despite US retaliation threat

France says will apply 'digital tax' for 2020 despite US retaliation threat

France will require online technology giants to pay a new "digital tax" on their 2020 earnings, the finance ministry said Wednesday, despite Washington's warning that it could retaliate with new tariffs on French imports.
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Russian online retailer Ozon's shares jump in U.S. debut

Russian online retailer Ozon's shares jump in U.S. debut

Shares of Ozon Holdings Plc soared more than 40% in their debut on Tuesday, after the Russian online retailer raised nearly $1 billion in its upsized initial public offering.
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Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Conscious Fashion Campaign partners with the UN, fashion industry on sustainability event

Participants -- from the CFDA and PVH, to designers Gabriela Hearst and Anyango Mpinga -- will contribute to the month-long sustainability-focused event led by Kerry Bannigan's The Conscious Fashion Campaign.
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UK retail sales fall by most since June in November's lockdown - CBI

UK retail sales fall by most since June in November's lockdown - CBI

British retail sales have fallen by the most since June during this month's lockdown across the bulk of the country, a survey showed on Tuesday.
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Suited avatars and digital offices: traders and bankers embrace VR

Suited avatars and digital offices: traders and bankers embrace VR

Once the preserve of gamers, virtual reality (VR) has been seized on by the financial sector as a way of enlivening home working for isolated executives and replicating real-world sales, networking or training events.
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Snapchat challenges TikTok with curated video feed

Snapchat challenges TikTok with curated video feed

Snapchat on Monday unveiled a new curated short-form video feed in a stepped up challenge to social media rivals like TikTok.
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Macy's names Bobby Amirshahi as new head of corporate communications

Macy's names Bobby Amirshahi as new head of corporate communications

Amirshahi will lead internal and external communications across the enterprise, as well as Macy’s cause work, and will help drive alignment across business strategy, transformation, colleague and culture initiatives. 
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Italy to set up virtual pavilion on Alibaba e-commerce platform

Italy to set up virtual pavilion on Alibaba e-commerce platform

Italy on Monday signed a partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group to build a virtual store for Italian products, in a move aimed at boosting business-to-business (B2B) exports amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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UK shopper numbers down 55.4% as English lockdown bites

UK shopper numbers down 55.4% as English lockdown bites

Total shopper numbers across British retail destinations fell 55.4% in the week to Nov. 21 year-on-year, mainly reflecting the impact of a second full week of lockdown, market researcher Springboard said on Monday.
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Alibaba CEO says China's draft anti-monopoly rules 'timely and necessary'

Alibaba CEO says China's draft anti-monopoly rules 'timely and necessary'

China's move to draft rules aimed at preventing monopolistic behaviour by internet platforms is "timely and necessary", Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang said on Monday.
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Retailers are eager to hire - if you're a digital whizz

Retailers are eager to hire - if you're a digital whizz

Even as retailers lay off hundreds of thousands of workers globally in response to the pandemic, they are seeking to capitalise on a consumer rush online.
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London stocks rise on upbeat retail sales data

London stocks rise on upbeat retail sales data

London stocks inched higher on Friday as upbeat retail sales data, the prospect of easing coronavirus restrictions and hopes for a vaccine set the benchmark indexes on course for their third straight week of gains.
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Introducing Yubo: the latest social app that's a hit with teens

Introducing Yubo: the latest social app that's a hit with teens

Largely used by Gen Zers, the platform is winning over more and more investors thanks to significant growth driven by lockdowns and stay-at-home mandates.
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Facebook probe in final stages as FTC, U.S. states prepare lawsuits

Facebook probe in final stages as FTC, U.S. states prepare lawsuits

The Federal Trade Commission and a bipartisan group of dozens of state attorneys general are in the final stages of filing one or more major antitrust complaints against Facebook Inc in early December.
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Covid-19 crisis: a shot in the arm for Russian e-commerce

Covid-19 crisis: a shot in the arm for Russian e-commerce

The coronavirus crisis has helped fuel a surge in online shopping in Russia that has put even the remote icy expanse of Chukotka on the e-commerce map.
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