Like.com, a four-year-old startup in San Mateo, CA, that created a “visual shopping” site underpinned by sophisticated computer vision has been acquired by Google, according to an announcement on Like’s website.
British retail sales volumes rose nearly three times faster than expected in July, and a surge in corporate tax receipts cut public borrowing sharply, data showed on Thursday, suggesting the recovery remains strong.
Jack Wolfskin, that was reported to be up for sale on Monday seems to be continuing its growth abroad. The German brand, specialising in outdoor sports, has signed a sponsorship contract with two prestigious English football clubs.
Westfield Group, one of the world's largest shopping mall landlords, reported earnings slightly ahead of forecasts, but said further improvements were needed in the U.S. and U.K. markets to accelerate investments.