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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.

Ikea services foray boosts loyalty and sales

New Ikea services such as assembly are boosting the flatpack furniture specialist’s sales and customer loyalty.

Amazon income soars 63 per cent – here’s why

The latest Amazon results are positive – but there is now a clear divergence in performance between the top and bottom lines.

Sam’s Club China plans 40 more stores

Sam’s Club China plans 40 more stores across China by the end of the year.

Reliance to take on Walmart and Amazon online

Jio and Reliance Retail will launch a new e-commerce platform in India.

Flipkart secures more funding for Amazon battle

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has received US$201 million funding for its wholesale business.

Walmart China pledges online/offline integration

Walmart China has pledged to further its online/offline integration strategy.

Macy’s China completes closure, not renewing Tmall contract

Macy’s China stopped taking orders on Tmall this week and will close its operations by the end of the month.

Momentum drives Walmart sales up again

Walmart sales reached US$124.9 billion in the third quarter, an increase of 1.4 per cent.

Chinese grocery market set for solid growth, says IGD

The Chinese grocery market by grow by 32.6 per cent by 2022, preserving its status as the largest grocery market in Asia.

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 delivery service.

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