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Walmart sells majority stake in Japanese Seiyu supermarket

TOKYO: U.S. retailer Walmart is selling off 85% of its wholly owned Japanese supermarket subsidiary Seiyu, while retaining a 15% stake, in a deal valued...

IIM-Kozhikode completes summer placements with average two-month stipend of Rs 1.88 lakh

Kolkata: IIM Kozhikode has completed summer placements for the 24th batch of its post graduate program (PGP) and the inaugural batches of PGP Liberal Studies...

The Superama will disappear and now they will be ‘Walmart Express’

The chain said there will also be new store openings starting in November 2020. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our...

Walmart sues US in pre-emptive strike in opioid abuse battle

NEW YORK: Walmart is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis. The government...

Flipkart: Flipkart to host ‘Big Billion Days’ sale from October 16-21

NEW DELHI: Walmart-owned Flipkart on Saturday said it will host its annual ‘The Big Billion Days‘ sale from October 16-21. The six-day event will focus...

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app TikTok even as ByteDance rushes to talk deals

NEW YORK: A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone...

e-commerce: Flipkart, Amazon strengthen furniture offerings ahead of festive season

New Delhi: E-commerce giants Flipkart and Amazon have expanded the number of sellers on their platforms and ramped up selection in the furniture category as...

Donald Trump celebrates TikTok deal that falls short of his key demands

By Nick Wadhams and Shelly BanjoThe TikTok video-sharing app was already under U.S. scrutiny when users pranked President Donald Trump’s campaign by pretending to reserve...

Donald Trump gives blessing to deal to allow TikTok to continue to operate in US

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: U.S. President Donald Trump said he supports a deal that will allow TikTok to continue to operate in the United States, after threatening...

Without prioritising human factor, digital transformation tools will never be enough: Arianna Huffington

By Arianna Huffington Every country has dealt with Covid-19 in its own way, and the pandemic is far from over, but there are some clear...

Oracle leaps 8% after reportedly winning partnership bid for TikTok’s US operations

Reuters/Robert Galbraith Oracle jumped as much as 8% on Monday following reports that the firm won bidding for a partnership with TikTok’s US business. The...

Flipkart rolls out ‘dark stores’ for deliveries as it takes on Reliance’s JioMart

Walmart-controlled e-commerce major Flipkart is dotting various Indian cities with “dark stores,” or outlets used only for deliveries to the nearby locations, to take on...

Drone deliveries and holograph shopping are being fast tracked thanks to coronavirus: here are some firms set to benefit

Coronavirus has accelerated the shift to virtual reality shopping, drone deliveries, and human-free stores like Amazon Go, according to one top banker. Investors looking for...

Coronavirus pandemic leads to a bicycle boom, and shortage, around world

PORTLAND: Fitness junkies locked out of gyms, commuters fearful of public transit, and families going stir crazy inside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic have...

Walmart trailed supermarkets amid peak panic-buying: data

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans increased their visits to supermarkets far more than to Walmart Inc (WMT.N) stores as panic-buying peaked in mid-March, a Reuters...

Is it lockdown for startups?

By Ateesh Tankha Beyond the volumes of cash that developers were able to attract time and again in their bid to become the next unicorn,...

Alexa, report to the e-commerce regulator

The new e-commerce policy being framed by the government has opted for a broad definition of the term `e-commerce’, bringing in a wide variety of...

View: Let China invest. It gets us foreign policy leverage

I have castigated the government for curbing Chinese investments in India. Critics accuse me of endangering national security by espousing unhindered entry of a superpower...