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Amazon, Ikea commit to using zero-carbon shipping fuels by 2040

With about 90% of world trade transported by sea, global shipping accounts for nearly 3% of the world's CO2 emissions.

Watch out, Amazon: JD.com’s new store is a peek into the future of retail

The five-storey mall in China will be full of cutting-edge technology, including holographic projections, VR equipment, ...

Meet the Aussie e-commerce aggregator that aims to be a unicorn in 18 months

The online marketplace boom has given rise to a new type of retail business, the e-commerce aggregator. And Una Brands i...

Amazon developing new point-of-sale system to attract small businesses

The move will allow Amazon to compete with Canada's Shopify and US payments giant PayPal.

Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in first hiring push under his watch

That’s equal to more than a third of Google’s headcount as of June 30, and close to all of Facebook’s.

“Not surprised”: Experts react to Amazon’s reported department store plan

What would an Amazon department store look like, and would it succeed?

Amazon to test department stores in offline expansion

Department stores' share of the US retail market is at a record low, but Amazon sees an opportunity.

Amazon Australia offers payment for staff to get vaccinated

A $140 special payment will to go eligible staff who get vaccinated.

Retail appointments for the week

Oroton names new CEO; Catch promotes chief commercial officer to newly created role; Amazon names Tesco veteran to run i...

Amazon launches Pharmacy subscription offer in US

Customers can pay as low as $1 per month for select medications, including drugs to treat diabetes and blood pressure, a...

Why Amazon, Rent the Runway, Etsy are betting on resale

In a world drowning in new brands, buying vintage or resale is the best option to find something truly special.

Amazon, Facebook targeted by historic G7 deal

Hundreds of billions of dollars could flow into cash-strapped governments by a minimum global corporate tax rate.

Retails news around the globe

Clinique Laboratories to roll out globally; Walmart to roll out Gap Home; Amazon to acquire MGM for $8.45bn; and more.

Amazon buys up MGM, announces new CEO’s start date

The deal aims to bolster Amazon's television-focused studio with new and historic filmmaking from MGM, which has snapped...

Can Amazon blow out the hair care market?

Amazon is making its hairdressing debut with the opening of a high-tech salon in London. But is the Amazon Salon a viabl...

Amazon to let Whole Foods customers pay by palm print

Amazon.com Inc said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle starting on Wednesda...

Benefits of pureplay outweigh marketplaces, retailers say

Retail leaders recently debated the pros and cons of selling on marketplaces. Here’s what they had to say.

Retail appointments of the week

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos steps down; Hanesbrands announces leadership shakeup; Kennedy hires former David Jones exec.
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Retail news around the globe

Boohoo to buy Debenhams; L'Occitane files for bankruptcy; Amazon tries to block Future's sale; and much more.

How online retailers have unwittingly fuelled far-right extremists

Disturbing products have been found on Amazon and Etsy, and they're just the tip of the iceberg.