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Supply chain

Walmart sells down stake in Japan’s Seiyu to KKR, Rakuten
FILE PHOTO: The logos of Walmart and Seiyu are pictured at the headquarters office in Tokyo, Japan July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Walmart sells down stake in Japan’s Seiyu to KKR, Rakuten

Walmart is selling a majority stake in Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu to investment firm KKR and e-commerce company Rakuten for over $1 billion, after suffering years of poor profitability amid stiff competi...
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Supply chain Archives

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What to expect from Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale this year

Experts predict the event will be bigger than ever before, and that could be a problem for delivery.

Cross-border trade opportunities are opening doors for Asian retailers

Brands and retailers across Asia are ramping up their cross-border trade strategies, with good reason.

Most Asia-Pacific consumers unhappy with delivery experiences

Only 22 per cent of Apac consumers report having product delivery experiences that meet their expectations every time.

Baemin deploys South Korea’s first outdoor food delivery robots

South Korean food-delivery app Baemin has launched outdoor delivery robots at the multipurpose housing complex Gwanggyo ...

Alibaba-backed Best to list delivery business in Hong Kong

Alibaba-backed Best Inc is seeking a Hong Kong listing for its express delivery and freight delivery businesses, keen to...