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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.

China to become world’s largest grocery market by 2023 June 14, 2019

China is set to overtake the US to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, according to new forecasts.

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.

Walmart sales boom, but bottom line result underwhelms

Walmart sales in the US rose at the strongest rate in more than a decade during the latest quarter.

Walmart Fuel Station c-store trial expanded

A Walmart Fuel Station convenience store has opened in Plano, with four more scheduled by year-end as format’s trial expands.

Walmart tests a shrunken Sam’s Club concept

Walmart is to test a new Sam’s Club concept which is less than a quarter the size of the current model.

Hudson’s Bay prunes Lord & Taylor network

Canadian department store operator Hudson’s Bay is downsizing its US Lord & Taylor network.

Walmart Brazil control sold to private equity investor

A controlling 80 per cent stake in Walmart Brazil has been bought by private equity company Advent International.

Walmart boosted by new website

World’s largest retailer comes in ahead of market, despite margin pressures.

Robots in retail: the future of customer service?

Robotics are playing a fast-growing role in today’s retail landscape: Omron Electronics’ Lieu Yew Fatt explains how.

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