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Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, Walmart and dozens of other companies both local and global are fighting for pieces of India’s grocery delivery industry. Dominant players could make billions in this huge market, but transportation, storage and other logistical obstacles mean that not even the giants of commerce are guaranteed success. (Nikkei Asian Review)

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Google Still Most Valuable Brand In The World, Alibaba And Tencent In Top 10 Also

Two of the world’s biggest brands are now Chinese, this according to a new list of the world’s most valuable brands recently put out. China claimed two of the top spots for the first time. Alibaba has joined the top 10, alongside Chinese tech group Tencent, as well as stalwarts such as Google and Apple. […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Is Walmart Trying To Battle Amazon With Flipkart Acquisition?

Walmart, trying to battle Amazon on many fronts, just offered up $16 billion for a majority stake in India’s e-commerce giant, Flipkart. Flipkart is the biggest e-commerce company in India, though Amazon is a strong player there too. Walmart surely sees the untapped potential in a country where only 5 to 10 percent of people […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Amazon Posts Earnings Twice As Good As Wall Street Had Expected.

The ecommerce group posted earnings that were more than twice as good as Wall Street had expected. Growth is also accelerating in Amazon Web Services, its cloud computing business that now comprises almost three-quarters of the company’s operating income. In its outlook, Amazon said operating income might triple in the current quarter. Separately, couriers will […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Tech Sell-Off Spreads To Europe After Sector Led A US Stocks Tumble

The tech sell-off spread to Europe on Tuesday after the sector led a US stocks tumble, with rising trade tension between the US and China also unnerving investors. The S&P 500 index fell 2.2 per cent on Monday, leaving it more than 10 per cent off its high in January, the technical definition of a […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Amazon.Com. Planning To Offer Credit Card To U.S. Small-Business Customers

Amazon.com. is planning to offer a credit card to U.S. small-business customers, furthering its push to supply companies with everything from reams of paper to factory parts, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The e-commerce giant has been in talks with banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. on a co-branded credit card for […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

“Cars Are To Uber What Books Are To Amazon” – Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi plans to expand into buses, bikes and all forms of transportation, he said at a conference, outlining his long-term vision for Uber for the first time since being named chief executive last August. “Cars are to us what books are to Amazon,” he said — a reference to Amazon’s origins as a bookseller.

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Bezos’s Joins Forces With Buffett and Dimon To Change How Health Care Is Provided To Employees.

Jeff Bezos has according to reports been looking to crack the health care market, not only for his rapidly growing staff compliment of over 500 thousand, but to explore new business opportunities. Bezos’s Amazon.com, has now taken this much further than expected and has teamed up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase led […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market

Grocery Stock Prices Tumble On News That Amazon & Whole Foods Will Be Integrating Their Businesses And Will Immediately Set Lower Prices

US based grocery stock prices immediately tumbled yesterday on the news that Amazon and Whole Foods will be working to integrate their businesses and that come Monday customers will immediately see “lower prices on a selection of best-selling staples across the more than 450 Whole Foods stores. Shares of Kroger, Costco, Sprouts Farmers and Supervalu […]

Big Retailers Betting On India’s Online Grocery Market