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Explainer: Why is Amazon in a battle with Indian retail giant Reliance?

For more than a year, Amazon.com Inc and India’s Future Group have been locked in a complex legal stand-off that has stalled Future’s $3.4 billion sale of assets to rival Reliance Industries, the country’s biggest conglomerate. After trading barbs in courtrooms for months, Amazon and Future unexpectedly agreed on March 3 to hold discussions to resolve their dispute. Here’s what the dispute, seen as key to deciding who gets an upper hand in one of the world’s fastest-growing retail mark