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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.

Covid-19 wipes US$420 billion from China’s retail market

The Covid-19 pandemic has erased US$420 billion from China’s retail market this year – but analysts predict a rebound in the second half.

JD promises one-hour delivery with Dada Group

Chinese e-commerce platform JD has partnered with Dada Group to provide one-hour delivery services of daily necessities to JD customers.

Walmart China to invest US$425 million in Wuhan

Walmart China is to invest US$425 million over the next five years to expand its presence in Wuhan, the origin of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sam’s Club to launch China flagship

Sam’s Club, a members only warehouse retailer owned by US retail giant Walmart, is set to open a flagship in Shanghai.

What all great stores have in common

When retailers create environments that merely reflect the category they’re in, they end up looking and feeling much the same, which, from a customer’s perspective, is nothing remarkable.

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.

Alibaba’s Freshippo sales soar during virus outbreak

Sales are soaring for Alibaba’s fresh-food chain Freshippo in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Walmart India lays off executives

Walmart India will let go around a third of its top executives at its Gurugram headquarters, according to the Economic Times.

Walmart China to open 500 new stores

US retailer Walmart is planning to launch 500 new outlets in China within five to seven years.

India’s Flipkart to enter food retailing, launch private label

Walmart-owned Indian e-commerce platform Flipkart is launching a food retail business.

Costco China opens first store in Shanghai

US warehouse retailer Costco opened its first store in China today, against a background of a worrying trade war between the US and China and at a time the local economy is showing signs of slowing.