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How small retailers can compete with the giants of retail

The giants of retail – like Walmart, Target, Amazon, Asos, Tesco, Alibaba and JD – might be trailblazers, but they are still fair game for the little guys.

Amazon named most valuable brand

E-commerce giant Amazon has clinched the top spot in the world’s most valuable brand ranking.

Tokopedia expands delivery promise to foil rivals

Indonesian e-commerce company Tokopedia is expanding its one-day delivery guarantee to almost all of its products as it prepares to battle Amazon and other foreign rivals.

Amazon Japan to sell fresh produce online

Amazon Japan is partnering with local supermarket operator Life Corp to sell fresh foods online.

Amazon leads Deliveroo funding round

Amazon is leading another funding round in international food-delivery startup Deliveroo.

Cloud services fuel 118 per cent surge in Amazon profit

Amazon profit surged 118 per cent during the first quarter of this year, from US$1.6 billion to $3.56 billion.

Ebay to buy into India’s Paytm Mall

International e-commerce platform Ebay is preparing to head a US$160–170 million investment in e-tailer Paytm Mall.

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.

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