Sears expands contract with Amazon, brings services to over 100 stores
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Sears Holdings, the American retail giant, recently announced that it will be expanding its partnership with online re...

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Online retailer zulily signs up for cloud computing services of Amazon
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Online flash-sale retailer zulily has announced the shift of a bulk of its software to the cloud-computing infrastruct...

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Carrefour to sell its food products online through Google’s platform
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Google and Carrefour S.A., a French retail giant, have reportedly signed a deal for selling food online in France. The...

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Amazon rolls out Prime discounts at Whole Foods to 10 more states
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

As a part of its trade & sales promotion activities, eCommerce giant Amazon Inc. has announced that it is rolling ...

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Coca-Cola builds plant in Canada, goes international with Fairlife
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Renowned beverage brand Coca-Cola Co. recently confirmed its plans to introduce its brand Fairlife milk in Canada, aim...

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Walmart to divest part of its Brazil business to Advent International
  Author: Pankaj Singh

As part of the process to dispose of slow growing international operations, Walmart announced that it will sell 80% of...

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Tyson Foods buys Tecumseh Farms to expand organic meat production
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The largest meatpacker in the United States, Tyson Foods, announced on Monday that it has purchased Tecumseh Farms, th...

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HelloFresh to sell meal-kits in supermarket chains and grocery stores
  Author: Pankaj Singh

HelloFresh, the second largest provider of easy-to-make meal-kits in the United States has reportedly announced its de...

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Amazon confirms decision to block Australian customers from US website
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Retail giant Amazon has reportedly announced that Australian consumers will no longer be able to access its U.S. websi...

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Wanda and Tencent come together to launch smart shopping centers
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The leading Chinese operator and owner of shopping centers, Wanda Commercial Management Group, has reportedly collabor...

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Alibaba leads consortium of investors to buy ZTO Express worth $1.4bn
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Alibaba Group Holding Limited reportedly has led the funding round for ZTO Express, a courier company based in China. ...

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eBay disrupts Australia online retail space with free delivery program
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

eBay, the multinational e-commerce corporation, announced a new membership delivery service to galvanize the online re...

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Coca-Cola unveils first ever alcoholic drink in Japan beverage market
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The Coca-Cola company has apparently announced the launch of its first alcoholic drink in Japan with an aim to tap new...

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Uber Eats acquires SA-based firm orderTalk from Knife Capital
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Uber Eats, an online food ordering & delivery tool introduced by Uber Technologies Inc., has reportedly purchased o...

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Amazon to set up a huge distribution unit in Canada’s capital city
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The globally renowned retail giant Amazon is reportedly planning to build a new distribution unit in the capital city of...

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Kroger acquires Home Chef, redefines consumer shopping patterns
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Kroger Co. is undertaking a deal to acquire Home Chef, a meal kit company for an upfront value of $200 million. The de...

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Marks & Spencer decides to shut down over 100 retail shops by 2022
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Marks & Spencer PLC, a UK-based retail firm, has unleashed its plan to shut down nearly a hundred shops by 2022 un...

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Flipkart to upgrade product range for Perfect Homes furniture brand
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Flipkart, which is being taken over by Walmart in a USD 16 billion deal, apparently anticipates its full-fledged brand...

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Coca-Cola’s Bluetooth-powered soda machine to help personalize drinks
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The Coca-Cola Company has apparently launched its brand-new soda machine, the Coca-Cola Freestyle 9100, which would re...

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New Zealand supermarket eliminates annual use of 1 mn plastic bags
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Supermarket FreshChoice Nelson will reportedly stop the use of plastic bags at its checkout counter and replace them w...

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Instacart under pressure as Kroger-Ocado gains momentum in the U.S.
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Instacart, a renowned U.S. grocery delivery company has allegedly suffered a setback because of the recent announcemen...

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UberEats, Swiggy, & Zomato slug it out in the food delivery industry
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

In what may be touted as the recurrence of the meal delivery business scenario between 2014-15, online food delivery s...

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Coca-Cola plans to trim down the amount of sugar in its soft drinks
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Amid growing calls for a sugar tax and consumer backlash against rising levels of sugar consumption, the Coca Cola Com...

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Noni B acquires five brands of Specialty Fashion Group for $31 million
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Noni B, an online retail store involved in the sales of female accessories & apparel in the country, has struck a ...

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Canadian Tire Corporation to purchase Helly Hansen for $985 million
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Canadian Tire Corporation Limited has reportedly announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Helly Hansen &...

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Carrefour Brasil inaugurates click-and-collect service in Sao Paulo
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Carrefour Brasil, the largest food retailer of the country, will reportedly launch an innovative click-and-collect style...

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NFX aims to start New Zealand’s online wool trading platform
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

A recent scoop that made it to the headlines in the retail industry is that of the launch of a new online platform for...

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Adidas expects drastic footwear sourcing shift from China to Vietnam
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The Chief Executive Officer of Adidas, reputed footwear brand, has reportedly stated that he expects a significant shi...

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eBay partners with Flybuys, provide Aussies a chance to earn points
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Retail major eBay has recently announced its partnership with one of the most renowned loyalty programs, Flybuys to le...

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Nestle & Starbucks sign $7.2bn pact to better coffee sales in U.S.
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what has been touted as Nestle’s third-biggest transaction since its inception, the food giant has declared to ...

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Edeka & Nestle reach agreement to settle long-standing retail dispute
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Germany’s largest supermarket chain, Edeka and the renowned Swiss foodstuff producer, Nestle, have reportedly re...

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Esprit Holdings decides to shut down nearly 67 stores in ANZ region
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Esprit Holdings Limited, a reputed brand name across the clothing, houseware, jewelry, and accessories sectors, has de...

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Soft Robotics receives USD 20mn funding for eCommerce expansion
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Soft Robotics Inc., a UK-based firm developing robotic gripping systems as well as automated solutions, is likely to r...

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Asda & Sainsbury’s unveil merger details, trigger fear of job losses
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

Sainsbury's, the second largest supermarket chain in the United Kingdom, has reportedly penned down a merger deal ...

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Walmart to stem market share loss via local partnerships in India & UK
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Renowned retailer Walmart Inc., in an effort to curtail the loss of shares to rivals across the globe, plans to strike...

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UK supermarkets launch voluntary pledge to cut plastic packaging waste
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Renowned supermarkets and food businesses based in the UK have seemingly initiated a voluntary pledge to curb plastic ...

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Subway to shut down 500 U.S. stores & set up over 1000 stores abroad
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Subway, one of the largest restaurant chains in the world is planning to close around 500 outlets in the United States...

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Nestle conducts review to reinforce its North America ad business
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what may be touted as a cost-saving measure, Nestle has introduced a review to centralize its advertising business ...

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CMA clears Co-op’s £143 million acquisition of Nisa in the UK
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The UK based competition regulator CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has provided a green signal to Co-op’s ...

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Top five brands accuse Alibaba of unfair eCommerce business practices
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major turn of activities witnessed across the China eCommerce industry, a major U.S. based clothing brand witness...

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TransUnion to buy consumer credit bureau Callcredit for $1.4 billio
  Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The US based credit reporting agency TransUnion has announced on Friday that it would acquire consumer credit data pro...

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Hammerson Plc abandons bid to purchase Intu Inc. for £3.4 billion
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Hammerson Plc, a UK-based property development & investment firm, has decided to abandon its acquisition bid for I...

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Best Buy & Amazon team up for the sale of smart TVs in U.S. & Canada
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Amazon.com Inc., the globally acclaimed eCommerce firm, has reportedly collaborated with Best Buy, a renowned U.S. bas...

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Costa Coffee pledges to recycle up to 500 million cups a year by 2020
  Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Costa Coffee, the largest coffee chain in UK, has committed to recycle an equivalent volume of takeaway cups bought by...

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JD Sports keen on expanding its business beyond national borders
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a move to expand its business across the Asia Pacific zone, JD Sports, Sports & Leisurewear retailer, has launche...

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Amex to culminate loyalty program Plenti in the second half of 2018
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

American Express, a U.S. based multinational financial services corporation, has decided to discontinue Plenti, a freque...

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Walmart inches closer to purchasing a major stake in Flipkart
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Globally acclaimed tech giant Amazon is reportedly looking forward to winning over Walmart’s bid to take over Fl...

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IKEA and COLES extend partnerships with Airtasker across Australia
  Author: Satarupa De

In a bid to potentially change the way Australians shop, IKEA and COLES Supermarkets have apparently expanded their pa...

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Rosa Foods to launch Soylent in nearly 450 Walmart retail stores
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Rosa Foods, the Soylent manufacturer, has apparently decided to introduce the product in all the four hundred and fift...

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ThreadSol’s latest move to provide a boost to Asia apparel sector
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

ThreadSol Software Private Limited has reportedly declared its plans of sponsoring PI Apparel Hong Kong to promote the...

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Dollarama to add bulk buyouts of low-cost goods to the e-commerce rush
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Dollarama Inc., a Canada based retail chain firm, is likely to add bulk purchases of its low-priced products to the eC...

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Nestle S.A. plans to acquire major stake in LATAM firm Terrafertil
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a key twist of events taking place across the food & beverages industry, Nestle S.A. has declared its decision ...

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Alibaba invests USD 1.3 billion to expand its offline retail business
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Alibaba Group, a China based eCommerce firm, has apparently planned to pour in more than a billion U.S. dollars into i...

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EU orders Luxembourg to recoup USD 294 million from Amazon in back taxes
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The European Union (EU) has ordered the world’s renowned e-commerce giant, Amazon, Inc., to pay back unpaid taxes ...

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Nike unveils new portfolio of connected NBA jerseys equipped with NFC sensors
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

Sports apparel giant Nike has depicted a major instance marking its magnitude in smart clothing market. The billion-doll...

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Walmart consolidating its U.S. store business divisions, restructuring to accelerate pace of change
  Author: Satarupa De

Walmart is streamlining its U.S. store operations in order to score a competitive edge in the gigantic retail business s...

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Google’s Five Third Party Speakers to have an epic showdown in the smart speaker business space
  Author: Satarupa De

This year’s IFA trade has witnessed one of the biggest scoops in the electronics space when Google announced the l...

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Fonterra plans to buy a stake in Lithuania’s diary giant, Rokiskio Suris
  Author: Satarupa De

Lithuania’s largest dairy processor, Rokiskio Suris, has recently announced its preliminary commercial agreement w...

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Brynwood VI and Mondelez to sell their Back to Nature Foods brand to B&G Foods for a valuation exceeding USD 160 million
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

B&G Foods Inc. the renowned household product and shelf-stable foods manufacturer, has announced its conclusive part...

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SM Prime Holdings to launch more solar-powered malls in a bid to expand its green initiatives
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

SM Prime Holdings, a retail giant committed to maximizing the energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse emissions in mal...

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LG Electronics to connect its home appliances with Amazon’s Echo smart speaker
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

In a bid to develop its voice-activated artificial intelligence platform, LG Electronics is expanding its connections fu...

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Bayer and Johnson & Johnson projected to raise billions through Xarelto’s mega sales
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

Renowned pharma giants, Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson, have made it to the front page for the successful trial of t...

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Coca Cola & Pepsi Co., in tandem with five other beverage firms give the green light to lower sugar content in Singapore drinks
  Author: Satarupa De

The health campaign in Singapore with regards to limiting diabetes in the city has recently hit a new high with seven le...

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Walmart to overshadow Amazon’s flying warehouses, with its patent covering ‘gas-filled’ aircrafts
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

In a move resembling the one made by Amazon in April 2016, Walmart Inc., - the world’s largest retailer has also a...

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Aldi’s partnership with Instacart enables its entry into the grocery delivery game
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Aldi Inc., one of the most reputed supermarket chains in Germany, is reportedly planning to join forces with Instacart, ...

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Grocery chain Aldi ramps up U.S expansion with a target launch of 2,500 stores by 2022
  Author: Satarupa De

Reputed German low-cost grocery chain, Aldi is planning to expand its U.S. market share, by launching more stores in t...

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Amazon to establish warehouse in Australia to commence business operations, retail behemoth likely to face tough challenges on the Aussie turf
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Renowned American e-commerce and retail giant, Amazon Inc., is looking forward to purchasing a high-end warehouse in Aus...

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Alibaba now makes its first fintech investment in Hong Kong city
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Qupital, Hong Kong’s first invoice discount exchange is all set to take financial technology into a new high, fo...

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Alibaba, MDEC, and the Hangzhou Municipal Government sign agreement, deal to focus on the growth of SMEs and e-commerce
  Author: Satarupa De

Alibaba Group, China’s leading e-commerce and retail giant, the Hangzhou Municipal Government, and Malaysia&rsqu...

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Walmart launches Project Gigaton to reduce GHG emissions, calls upon suppliers to get involved in the mission
  Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Walmart, the multi-billion-dollar retail giant, has recently announced the launch of Project Gigaton, which aims to el...

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Uber CEO warned against eviction of the app from Apple’s Playstore
  Author: Satarupa De

Uber has been thwarting Apple by secretly placing digital ID tags on iPhones that would persist even after the Uber ap...

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Huawei collaborates with Redington, depicts business interest in India’s Smart City endeavor
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Huawei India, one of the key regional R&D centers of the Chinese magnate, Huawei, has signed a deal with Redington, ...

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The iconic tussle between the key players of global smartphone market: Samsung outruns Apple to claim the number 1 position in 2017
  Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what seems to be a cataclysmic situation for the competitive landscape of global smartphone industry, Samsung has d...

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Nokia set to gallop ahead of Samsung, Apple, and Xiaomi with the launch of Nokia 9 in 2017
  Author: Saipriya Iyer

Nokia’s flagship handset, the much-hyped Nokia 9, is anticipated to race ahead of its chief competitors, namely ...

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Flipkart takes over eBay India, Amazon to face critical competition on the Indian turf
  Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

In a bid to outshine the world’s most popular online retail giant, Amazon, Flipkart has officially acquired eBay...

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