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How YouTube is going from viral videos to original programming

YouTube Red is a new direction for the channel, YouTube's global head of content, Susanne Daniels was at Cannes Lions 2017 to reveal all.

Amazon buying Whole Foods: what it means for grocery and retail

We look at what this means for the retail sector and how it has affected the share price. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports on the news.

Style.com closes

Condé Nast axes Style.com, inks deal with Farfetch

Style.com closes as Condé Nast announces a global partnership with Farfetch - the luxury e-commerce site with corresponding editorial content. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

L’Oréal agrees to sell The Body Shop to Brazil’s Natura for €1bn

Does The Body Shop have a new owner? In short, yes. Brazil's Natura which manufactures & markets beauty product is set to take ownership of the iconic brand. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Father’s Day 2017: Experiences are winning over socks

The trend towards experiences and away from products is influencing Father's Day gifting. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports on the growing trend.

Heidi Klum to launch exclusive fashion collection with Lidl

The supermodel is teaming up with supermarket brand Lidl on a “high end but affordable” fashion line. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Kendall Jenner: New Face of Adidas Originals

Supermodel Kendall Jenner adds to her brands by signing up as the new face of sports giant Adidas. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports.

Nutella to open first cafe in Chicago this month

If you have a sweet tooth, you'll love this news. Ferrero, the makers of Nutella®, are opening a new Nutella cafe this month. WGSN's Sandra Halliday reports

Abercrombie and Fitch summer collection

Abercrombie and Fitch on the hunt for buyer say sources

Abercrombie and Fitch sale? According to reports the US youth retailer is garnering takeover interest from other retailers. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Coach buys kate spade

Luxury fashion company Coach buys Kate Spade for $2.4bn

Back in February Kate Spade, the New York womenswear brand announced it was up for sale, and now Coach has been confirmed as the buyer. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Coach and jimmy choo buyer talks

Coach pulls ahead in bid to buy Jimmy Choo say reports

Coach and Jimmy Choo? Luxury fashion house Coach has emerged as the front runner in the buyer bid for footwear brand Jimmy Choo. WGSN's Nigel Taylor reports

Tommy Hilfiger app for Gigi collection

Tommy Hilfiger releases Instagram-enabled shopping app for TommyxGigi in Europe

The US retailer has teamed up with PredictSpring, a mobile commerce leader, making it easier to shop the collection at the tap of a button. WGSN reports