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Amazon in talks over Reliance Retail stake

Amazon is in talks with Reliance Industries Ltd’s retail unit to buy a stake in India’s biggest brick-and-mortar retailer.

Retailers scorn latest Trump tariff move

The latest Trump tariff will hit US$300 million worth of Chinese imports from September 1.

Walmart-owned Flipkart opens offline furniture experience centre

Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart has opened a physical furniture experience centre in Bengaluru.

Walmart to relist Seiyu in global business revamp

Walmart says it will relist its Seiyu retail business in Japan on the stock market, freeing capital to focus on its China and India business units.

Is the battle for fastest shipping worth fighting?

Consultancy firm AlixPartners has challenged whether the battle to deliver the fastest shipping is worth fighting…

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.

China to become world’s largest grocery market by 2023

China is set to overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to new forecasts.

India’s Myntra to sell in Walmart’s US stores

India’s Myntra is expected to begin selling its brands’ products to the US via Walmart.

Eight bidders in running for Metro China

Yonghui Superstores – part owned by Dairy Farm Group – is among at least eight bidders for the Metro China business.

Walmart trials new digitised store format

Supermarket retailer Walmart has launched a new technology called Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL) that allows it to monitor its physical stores more efficiently and keep costs under control.

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.

Amazon plots new grocery offering

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

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