Well, that was a surprise. After dire warnings about how weak Black Friday might be given consumer nervousness over spending and the World Cup distracting their attention, it actually turned out to be quite an event.
About 1,000 shop assistants who work at Zara and other fashion brands owned by Inditex went on strike on Friday in the company's home town in northern Spain to demand better salaries, two union leaders said.
On November 25, the French family fashion chain is opening the first Kidkanaï store in Leers, near Roubaix. It will focus on selling second-hand children's products, from clothes to toys, childcare items and more.
We may be more used to Primark opening new stores in growth markets, such as the US and parts of Europe, rather than the British market, but on Friday it made clear it hasn't run out of steam on its ambitions for the UK.
Andy Bond, former CEO of Pepco Group, is set to make a dramatic return to the pan-European variety discount retailer. He will become its chairman next February, almost a year after he stood down for health reasons.
Adidas AG on Thursday said it has launched an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior by Kanye West, after the German sporting goods maker last month ended its partnership with the fashion designer.
Jewelry brand Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern gives insight on how building genuine relationships with brand ambassadors and VIP clients helped grow her brand into one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies.