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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 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.

Trump tariff plan draws backlash from US retailers

Failing US president Donald Trump is facing widespread backlash from US retailers and brands over his intention to trigger a trade war with China and other nations.

Walmart sales crack US$500 billion

Walmart sales exceeded US$500 billion last year, an increase of $14.5 billion, or 3 per cent.

Zara unveils CleverFlex self-service pick-up kiosk

Zara has installed a CleverFlex self-service kiosk at one of its Spain stores, capable of storing 4000 packages.

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