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US delivery intermediary Instacart has announced its decision to stop delivering groceries from Amazon-owned Whole Foods, with a ...more
Alibaba’s fintech affiliate Ant Financial has released smart payment hardware called Alipay Box, integrating barcode scanning and facial recognition features. The plug-and-play device, which is smaller than a traditional self-service point of ...more
At its annual investor day in New York, Starbucks announced that it will bring 'Starbucks Delivers' - in partnership with Uber - to nearly 25% of its 8,000 US company-operated stores early next year.
Google India has unveiled Google Shopping, a dedicated search engine intended to provide an immersive and improved online shopping experience. Along with finding products, Google Shopping allows users to filter through offers and review prices ...more
French telecoms operator Orange is partnering with Amazon to combine their respective voice assistant technology. Under the partnership, requests to buy products online or a service offered by Amazon could be made via Orange's proprietary voice ...more
Metro reported that it is going to open 3,000 stores of its franchising project Fasol in Russia by 2020. 'We are moving forward with the expansion of the Fasol franchise concept, .. we have managed to achieve a significant increase in the number ...more
Japanese retail giant Aeon has acquired a 19.9% equity stake in Bio c’Bon SAS, a French organic food supermarket operator. Aeon aims to further strengthen relations with the French firm and acquire know-how on product development and logistics in ...more
In a trading update for the three months to the start of December, Ocado said it had seen consistent strong growth in sales in the region of 12% for the period, rising to GBP390.7 million, in line with its guidance for the year.
Amazon US announced it will offer free, two-hour delivery up until midnight on Christmas Eve, powered by Prime Now, in select markets. Prime Now is currently available across 30 US cities, Amazon says. In addition, Prime members in more than ...more
US warehouse club operator Costco announced its operating results for Q1 2019 ended 25 November 2018. Net sales for the quarter increased by 10.3% to USD34.31 billion from USD31.12 billion last year.
Amazon Australia has confirmed it is looking to launch Subscribe & Save, a discounted subscription service for items that people tend to buy on a regular basis, such as toilet paper, toothpaste and dish soap.
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Sweden’s leading grocer ICA announced its strategic priorities for 2019. The priorities put focus on ecommerce, especially last-mile fulfilment, and expanded offerings.
Chinese shopping platform Pinduoduo has launched a project to support around 1,000 Chinese original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The project reflects a rising client-to-manufacturer (C2M) trend in China’s ecommerce market.
Zalando and the innovation lab of bpost, the state postal service of Belgium, have joined forces to trial smart home technology. During a pilot project in Antwerp, nearly two dozen houses were equipped with smart locks and ...more
Chinese tech giant Tencent has announced its unaudited consolidated results for Q3 ended 30 September 2018. Total revenues increased by 24% to CNY80,595 million (USD11,716 million), primarily benefiting from growth in payment-related services, ...more
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