RETAILERS worldwide have never had more reason to pack warehouses to the brim and keep stock closer to shoppers who continue to buy a record number of items online.

THE last few years have sent sustainability to the top of the global agenda as the world becomes increasingly aware of the effects of climate change and subsequent need for action.

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THE novel coronavirus pandemic and shifting trade relationships have made the world more fragmented. However, global cooperation in trade, and the exchange of ideas, people, capital and technology...

[WASHINGTON] Cyber Monday is on track to bring in a record of as much as US$12.7 billion in online sales, according to latest industry estimates, surpassing Black Friday's digital numbers as US...

[LONDON] In 2015, the chairman and controlling shareholder of the luxury goods group Richemont, Johann Rupert, took to the stage at an industry conference in Monte Carlo and issued a rallying cry...

[NEW YORK] Suning.com Co, one of the largest retailers in China, is considering selling a stake in its e-commerce business as it aims to ease financing pressures, according to people familiar with...

[HONG KONG] Pinduoduo is rising to China's grocery challenge. The e-commerce company unveiled plans to raise as much as US$6.1 billion partly to expand next-day delivery for fresh produce....

US online sales surged on the traditional "Black Friday" to set the country's second-highest one-day mark as virus-wary Americans shunned in-person shopping, the Adobe software company reported on...

[SEATTLE] Tony Hsieh, the retired chief executive of Zappos.com who revolutionised the online shoe industry and gained notoriety for his company's unique corporate culture, has died. He was 46....

[NEW YORK] US online sales surged on the traditional Black Friday to set the country's second-highest one-day mark ever as virus-wary Americans shunned in-person shopping, the Adobe software...