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Amazon Logistics express interest in Homebase stores

Amazon are an unlikely contender to take over a tranche of Homebase stores according to a report in this weekend's Telegraph. With a shortage of UK warehousing space, large locations are at a premium and the closure of 42 Homebase stores represents an opportunity for Amazon Logistics that appears...


Importance of e-commerce policy in India

India has been experiencing significant growth in e-commerce, with many small companies mushrooming and a few giants striving to take over the huge Indian e-commerce market. Recently, there were two major developments with respect to e-commerce, which necessitated clarity at the policy level. At different bilateral and regional trade...


Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir eyes deeper ties with China

Malaysia expects to deepen and strengthen its relationship with China in various fields, especially in technology, said visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday. "China has made tremendous progress. It is now coming up with new technologies and new systems and this has improved the wealth and economic...


Chinese e-tailing made simple

An automated belt is used by supermarket workers to sort ordered products for delivery. Fresh food at Hema Fresh is supplied by Alibaba's Tmall sourcing of fresh products such as seafood, lobster, fish and more, so the price is cheaper because there is no middleman. For online orders, staff...


SoftBank Denies Signing Deal With Bitcoin Mining Company Bitmain

It seems that SoftBank is not getting involved in cryptocurrencies with the Bitcoin mining company Bitmain. According to an official from the company, ......


Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that'll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The device, which is internally called "Frank," would have physical storage and connect to Fire TV boxes. The company reportedly...


Alibaba eyes joint venture with big Indian companies; in talks with RIL, Tatas, Future Retail

MUMBAI/BENGALURU: Chinese internet and e-commerce giant Alibaba has revived talks with influential Indian conglomerates to boost its omni-channel or multi-channel retailing plans in the world's sixth largest economy. Senior executives from Alibaba have held discussions with the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries, Tata Group and Kishore Biyani's Future Retail in...


Fast Tips Friday: Amazon’s Alexa Trade In Program

Post Publication Date: 8/17/18 - If you've got some Alexa devices or Bluetooth speakers lying around that you're not using, you might want to check out Amazon's new Alexa Trade In Program. Note that as of this writing, the trade-in program is only available in the U.S. Trade In,...


Brazil Mall Executives Shrug Off Amazon Expansion

SÃO PAULO, Brazil - Fears of e-commerce taking off in Brazil have sunk shares of the country's big mall operators this year, but industry executives expressed confidence that local shopping habits, the reputation of malls as public spaces safe from crime and other factors will help them avoid the...


letgo CEO: How AI Helps Reinvent The Secondhand Marketplace

What's old is new again, kind of - or how about secondhand goods and first-rate funding? Funding of $500 million is affirmation, it seems, of a marketplace that underpins the buying and selling of used goods. Online firm letgo, which brings sellers who want to unload secondhand items to...


JD.com losses nearly double estimates despite sales rise

JD.com has swung back into the red amid its second quarter nearly doubling loss forecasts as it shifts its warehouse and assets to another unit. The Chinese retail behemoth reported a loss of $334.4 million for the three months since April, nearly double the $177 million loss Reuters' analysts...


eBay makes it easy for amateur mechanics to shop for auto parts

You'll need to know the year, make, model, trim level and engine type of your car, truck or motorbike and then add all those information to the upgraded My Garage portal. Once that's done, you can simply choose your vehicle from My Garage and then select a category to...


Flipkart eyes up to $1.7 billion from Big Billion Day sales

Bengaluru: Flipkart is targeting sales of $1.5-1.7 billion in its annual Big Billion Days sale, nearly double of what it did last year, three people aware of the online retailer's plans said. The projected target also takes into account sales from fashion retailers Myntra and Jabong, both owned by...


Three simple charts show just how dedicated Google is to dominating Amazon and Microsoft in ...

When it comes to artificial intelligence, Google is filing for more AI-related patents than Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook. Their extensive report shows ......


Three simple charts show just how dedicated Google is to dominating Amazon and Microsoft in ...

When it comes to artificial intelligence, Google is filing for more AI-related patents than Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook. Their extensive report shows ......


JSE likely to slide with platinum and Tencent

The platinum price fell under $800/oz on Wednesday morning, its lowest level in a decade. Platinum was trading 1.36% lower at $790.40/oz on Wednesday morning. Platinum has not traded under $800/oz since the bottom of the commodities crash in 2008. Another bad omen for the JSE was Tencent's continued...


Walmart Teams up with Ellen Degeneres to Launch Fashion Line

NEW YORK, United States - Walmart said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women's fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category. The line, dubbed...


Walmart Teams Up With Ellen for Clothing Collection

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Walmart teams up with Ellen DeGeneres for new denim-focused clothing line

Walmart is partnering with Ellen DeGeneres on a new clothing line as the retailer looks to bulk up its apparel brands in stores and online to compete with the likes of Amazon and Target. Amazon is on track to surpass Walmart as the No. 1 apparel retailer in the...


Walmart teams up with Ellen DeGeneres to launch fashion line

NEW YORK, Aug 15 - Walmart Inc said on Wednesday that it would tie up with comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to launch a women's fashion line, its latest attempt to make deeper inroads into the apparel space and gain market share in the category. The line,...