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Its official Amazon is hitting Australia and local competition is probably screwed

From: Mashable By Jerico Mandybur Recommended by: Mashable The moment Australian retailers have dreaded is here.Amazon is expanding Down Under, opening warehouses that’ll enable cheap, fast local shipping, and letting small
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Disinvestment for 2017-18 kicks off with Rs 1,200 cr Nalco share sale

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Overwhelming response from retail investors in the share sale of National Aluminium Company helped the government kick off the new financial year’s disinvestment programme.Small
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Why is Walmart buying up brands

From: Mashable By Emma Hinchliffe Recommended by: Mashable Walmart is buying up a lot of brands that don't really feel like Walmart.The big box store is reportedly about to close a deal to buy Bonobos, the men's e-commerce brand.
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See how the store of the future will work

From: Mashable By Liza Hearon Recommended by: Mashable Here's an idea: all the convenience of online shopping combined with the instant gratification of shopping in physical stores IRL.This is the vision of shopping in the future
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Latest Consumer Analytics Indicate A Glass-Half-Full Start To Spring

Consumer confidence is at a 15-year high and Prosper’s Impulsivity Score and Consumer Mood metric are up as well. Deborah Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, weighs in on the state of the US consumer with the
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Principles of Influence

From:   By: Larry Mullins Via: Nice write-up from Furniture World
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The future of retail is permanent pop-up shops according to this startup

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Follow any of the bleak headlines on the woes of traditional retail lately, and you'd be forgiven for thinking that mall-type stores are going the way of your local
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Walmarts Jetcom just opened a temporary brick-and-mortar grocery store in New York

From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable As Amazon maps out a host of physical stores, one of its chief rivals is also spilling out into the real world.Walmart-owned opened a limited-time artisanal grocery
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For Brands And Retailers, The Past Is Not The Future

The retail grocery industry appears to be in a state of change. Consumer data trend insights show that for grocery retailing, the past is not the future.
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Starbucks finally rolls out mobile app in its fastest-growing market

From: Mashable By Sohini Mitter Recommended by: Mashable Starbucks has finally rolled out its mobile app in India.Now customers can pay for in-store purchases and earn "Stars" through their My Starbucks Rewards account (the