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Walmart partners with Google for voice activated grocery shopping

US retail giant Walmart and tech company Google have collaborated on voice technology to assist customers with grocery shopping.

Inside China’s burgeoning local services market

Local services – the use of online platforms to link consumers with offline lifestyle services and on-demand delivery – are booming in China.

Pomelo secures RedMart CFO Jim Boland

Bangkok-headquartered omnichannel fashion company Pomelo has appointed Jim Boland, former RedMart CFO, as its new CFO.

Amazon plots new grocery offering

E-commerce giant Amazon is plotting a new grocery business in the US, sources told the Wall Street Journal.

First Under Armour India store imminent

Under Armour India is about to open its first store after testing the market online.

New Western Union payment option for Amazon shoppers in Asia

Western Union has unveiled a new payment option that allows Amazon customers in Hong Kong and other Asian markets to pay in local currencies.

Amazon income soars 63 per cent – here’s why

The latest Amazon results are positive – but there is now a clear divergence in performance between the top and bottom lines.

Apple sales and profit slip as iPhone demand tumbles

Tumbling iPhone demand drove an uncharacteristic decline in Apple sales in the first quarter, trimming back its profit for the period.

Reliance to take on Walmart and Amazon online

Jio and Reliance Retail will launch a new e-commerce platform in India.

Vietnam’s Ministry of Trade opens doors to Amazon

Vietnam’s Ministry of Trade has signed a partnership with Amazon to help Vietnamese merchants get on board the Amazon Global Selling network.

Flipkart secures more funding for Amazon battle

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has received US$201 million funding for its wholesale business.

Amazon expanding cashier-less stores to airports

Online retailer looking to expand into US international airports.


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