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Amazon launches local online store, Amazon.sg

Amazon has launched Amazon.sg, a larger local online store in Singapore, to diversify its product offer and compete with rivals such as Lazada and Shopee.

Vietnamese footwear brand Saado eyes US expansion after Southeast Asian success

Vietnamese startup footwear brand Saado plans to expand its retail network into the US after successful launch in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar within just a year.

Online retail turns 25, but physical stores are more relevant than ever

Online retail turns 25 this month – but the importance and relevance of brick-and-mortar stores is more relevant now than ever before.

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.

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 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.

Apple sales and profit slip as iPhone demand tumbles

Tumbling iPhone demand drove an uncharacteristic decline in Apple sales in the first quarter trimming back its profit for the period.

Amazon expanding cashier-less stores to airports

Online retailer looking to expand into US international airports.

Predictably…Alibaba achieves record Singles Day sales

E-commerce giant sees $42 billion in transactions over 24 hour period.

Luxury and retail dominate 2018 top 100 brands list

Apple, Google and Amazon top the 2018 top 100 brands rankings announced by Global brand consultancy Interbrand.

Amazon opens review-driven store in New York

The store only features items that are rated 4-stars or higher by Amazon.com users.