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Trump assails Amazon on taxes, retail competition

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(Source: Rappler | March 29, 2018) US President Donald Trump took aim Thursday, March 29, at Amazon.com, claiming the US online giant pays too little in taxes and hurts other retailers. “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election,” Trump tweeted. “Unlike others, they pay little or no taxes to state & local governments, use our Postal ...

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Amazon revolutionizes delivery of Whole Foods groceries to consumers

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(Source: Manila Bulletin | February 10, 2018) Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods – and Margot Good might never visit the organic grocery chain again. “I can stay in my pajamas at home and have them deliver me my groceries,” she said Thursday after learning about the new service outside a Cincinnati location. The online retail giant ...

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Amazon opens grocery store of the future

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(Source: ABS-CBN news, Reuters | January 23, 2018) Amazon.com Inc open to the public on Monday its checkout-free grocery store after more than a year of testing, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail. The Seattle store, known as Amazon Go, relies on cameras and sensors to track what shoppers remove from the shelves, and what ...

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E-commerce is the fastest-growing global retail channel through 2022: report

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(Source: Retail Asia Online | January 16, 2018) Internet retailing is the fastest growing global channel through 2022 at 73% to become a larger channel than traditional grocery retail, according to global market research company Euromonitor International which released its new retailing industry data alongside the second annual What’s New in Retail: Emerging Global Concepts report. Within internet retailing, the ...

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Amazon Group has two-step strategy for Vietnam

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | December 18, 2017) Online retail giant Amazon Group has its eye on Vietnam for its next expansion in Southeast Asia. Meeting with the Vietnam e-Commerce Association (VECOM) last week, the group revealed a two-step strategy for Vietnam. As well as exporting goods to Vietnam, it also wants to help Vietnamese small and medium enterprises sell ...

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Amazon discounts other sellers’ products as retail competition stiffens

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(Source: Reuters | November 6, 2017) Amazon.com Inc is cutting prices of products from third-party sellers on its website, moving beyond its more typical method of discounts on items it sells directly. The “discount provided by Amazon” applies to products including board games and technological gadgets offered by other merchants as the holiday season approaches. The retailer has been trying ...

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Online retail grocery in South East Asia : Alibaba or Amazon?

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(Source: Retail in Asia | October 25, 2017) In South East Asia, online retail grocery is growing as an increasing number of Singaporeans prefer to do their shopping online. “It is getting better and better,” said Mr Vikram Rupani, president of RedMart, an online grocery company based in Singapore that is part of Alibaba‘s push into the region, “but it’s ...

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Alibaba one-ups Amazon by building a mall for retailers

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(Source: Retail Customer Experience | October 9, 2017) While Amazon will tear down a mall to build a distribution center, Alibaba is actually building a new mall for retailers. Clearly, the transformation of retail is much more than Amazon, and more than the shift from stores to online. Alibaba’s construction of a retail mall is clear sign that future “retail” ...

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Amazon to become Americans’ favorite clothing store

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(Source: Retail in Asia | October 19, 2017) Amazon is becoming the go-to place for Americans to buy clothing. In a new survey by Alphawise, a research arm of Morgan Stanley, said that 69% of people bought clothing on Amazon over the last six months. The results show a growth of 10% from a year ago, when 59% said they ...

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Amazon buys into India’s Shoppers Stop

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | September 25, 2017) Amazon has bought a 5 percent stake in Indian department store chain Shoppers Stop. Local analysts herald the investment as a step towards the US e-commerce giant gaining a foothold in the brick-and-mortar sector to help build online-offline alliances and build its brand. The purchase price is believed to be about Rs180 ...

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