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Walmart+ subscription service set to launch this month

Walmart+ is the retailer’s latest bid to compete against online retail giant Amazon.

Amazon pledges US$2 billion in Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon has pledged US$2 billion for a Climate Pledge Fund to foster sustainable technologies and services that will enable it to achieve net zero carbon.

Flipkart loses bid to sell food online

Amazon-owned Flipkart has been blocked from entering the food-retail business by Indian regulators who had deliberated for almost a year on an application.

Amazon could buy JC Penney and change retailing forever

Amazon has been tipped to take over collapsed US department-store giant JC Penney in a move which – should it proceed – could rewrite the nature of retailing.

Singapore E-commerce Programme breaks barriers to going online

Enterprise Singapore has launched the Singapore E-commerce Programme to support SME retailers with little or no e-commerce experience to commence online trading.

Why exemplary ethics will pay off beyond the coronavirus outbreak

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, retailers that have displayed strong ethics will be remembered by consumers when normality returns, writes Emily Salter of GlobalData.

Advertorial: What’s shaping the future of retail?

The last decade of e-commerce has seen massive advancements in technology. We’ve seen disruptors shake up the retail industry, and consumers continue to drive evolution.

How Reliance’s JioMart platform will reshape India’s online grocery market

Reliance Industries has entered India’s online grocery retailing market via a new e-commerce platform JioMart, which started pilot trials last month in Mumbai.

Amazon India to use mom-and-pop shops as delivery points

Global online retailer Amazon has partnered with more than 20,000 local “kirana” stores in India to serve as delivery points.

Amazon India partners with Future Retail

Amazon India has partnered with the nation’s second-largest retail chain to expand its sales in there.

Reliance Industries to take on Amazon in India

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries is moving to take on Amazon in India by founding a new digital retail platform.

Casualties and challenges loom: Five key issues for retailers in 2020

Research house GlobalData has outlined five key issues for retailers in 2020, a year when casualties and challenges loom all over the world in retailing.