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Angry Indian traders counter Amazon summit with own event

Trader groups representing 600,000 sellers launch a summit titled "Asmbhav", or "impossible" to counter Amazon event.

Amazon sales predicted to surpass US$500 billion this year

Profits set to soar a further 30 per cent this year after last year's 38-per-cent hike.

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.

Amazon calls on India not to alter e-commerce investment rules – sources

Amazon asked the Indian government on Thursday not to change e-commerce foreign investment rules until investigations in...
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This week in property news

Amazon builds biggest warehouse in Australia, TOGA Group begins construction at Surry Hills Village, and much more.

Amazon readies to launch Australia’s biggest warehouse ever this year

The centre is Amazon’s second in Western Sydney, and will be able to hold up to 11 million items.

Amazon acquires e-commerce platform Selz

The platform works in much the way as Shopify, providing an e-commerce-ready backend for small businesses to utilise whe...

Indian retailer group calls for ban on Amazon in country after Reuters report

The group called on Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to take immediate note of this "important and burning issue and order...

Reuters probe exposes Amazon’s secret strategy to dupe Indian regulators

Damning investigation uncovers secret strategy to dodge e-commerce laws.

Retail appointments of the week

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos steps down; Hanesbrands announces leadership shakeup; Kennedy hires former David Jones exec.

Amazon launches open source program to help workers social distance

The program is being used in its local fulfilment centres and delivery stations.

Amazon’s Bezos to step down as CEO; quarterly revenue tops $100 billion

Cloud computing chief Andy Jassy will step up to lead Amazon moving forward.
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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.

Future Group chief expects quick approval for US$3.4bn takeover

Kishore Biyani unmoved as Amazon steps up legal challenge to rescue deal with Reliance.

Amazon mulling $100 million investment in India’s Apollo Pharmacy

Amazon is looking to take a big chunk of India's pharmacy retail market.
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How to build a culture of experimentation and be like Amazon

Everything you need to know about experimentation, the process of constant testing and learning that helps companies lik...

More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries back ‘Make Amazon Pay’ campaign

Campaign claims the tech giant has “dodged and dismissed … debts to workers, societies, and the planet.”

Amazon US launches online pharmacy in new contest with drug retail

The move builds on the web retailer’s 2018 acquisition of PillPack, which Amazon said will remain separate for customers...
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How the A-Beauty trend helped a NSW skincare company crack US market

The Jojoba Company co-founder shares how trend towards natural skincare helped the business secure partnership with US r...