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Rakuten Archives

JD and Rakuten collaborate on drone-delivery plan

JD and Rakuten will collaborate on developing unmanned delivery solutions in Japan.

Not delivering on customer experience costs retailers in Asia

Nearly two-thirds of consumers in Asia will no longer shop with a retailer after just one poor customer experience.

Rakuten partners with Seiyu in online grocery service

Japanese online retail company Rakuten is partnering with Walmart-owned supermarket Seiyu to launch an online grocery de...

Walmart reportedly set to sell Seiyu Japan business

American retail group Walmart is selling its Seiyu Japan supermarket chain.

Rakuten to buy shopping startup Curbside

Rakuten buys Curbside app which offers shoppers mobile ordering from brick-and-mortar stores for outside pickup.

5haitao takeover of Ebates boon for advertising

Cross-border shopping guide has acquired the Chinese business of cash-back shopping pioneer Ebates.

Walmart and Rakuten form strategic alliance

Walmart and Rakuten today announced a strategic alliance to expand consumer reach and enhance customer service.

Bic Camera, Rakuten looking at JV

Rakuten and Bic Camera are considering a JV that will marry virtual and real stores.

Rakuten Sports Zone offers NBA treasures

Limited-edition NBA items feature in the new pro sports merchandise store Rakuten Sports Zone.

Leaders line up for Retail Congress Asia Pacific

More than 50 international retail industry leaders will be speaking at Retail Congress Asia Pacific in Hong Kong next mo...