Nigeria launches first livestock ecommerce platform to transform the sector

NIGERIA – Nigeria has launched the country’s first online livestock market that will connect both the buyers and sellers on a 24-hour basis, every day of the week, reports ThisDay. The system called Livestock247.com, will […]

PepsiCo India to focus on marketing and invest in e-commerce for profitability

INDIA – Indian maker of Pepsi Cola and Lay’s salty snacks, PepsiCo will focus on boosting its market while investing in e-commerce for profitable years ahead, an ET Retail report reveals. According to PepsiCo India […]

Amazon India in talks to acquire minority stake in grocery chain Spencer’s Retail

ASIA – Amazon has initiated talks to acquire a minority stake in India’s food and grocery retail chain, Spencer’s Retail as it seeks to penetrate the Asian market, two people mentioned by ET Retail to […]

Nestle launches noodles brand Maggi on Flipkart’s ecommerce platform in India

ASIA – Nestle India has launched its new Maggi Special Masala Noodles on Walmart-owned online platform Flipkart, solely available via ecommerce until it hits retail stores on August 31. Nestle’s new finely ground and whole […]

Kroger partners with Alibaba to sell groceries online across China

CHINA – Kroger, an American retailing company, has made plans to sell products on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba, the latest decision in a series of initiatives to bolster its digital business. According to CNBC, Kroger […]

Unilever partners with Chinese ecommerce firm JD.com to expand sales across China

CHINA – Chinese ecommerce firm JD.com has agreed a deal with Unilever to move products like Lipton’s tea and Lux soap between warehouses across China as the consumer goods firm looks to expand sales in […]

ezCater acquires GoCater corporate platform after a US$100m Series D funding round

EUROPE – ezCater, the world’s largest online marketplace for business catering, has announced it has acquired GoCater, the Paris-headquartered corporate catering platform. According to the company, this acquisition comes after ezCater’s US$100 million Series D […]

Kroger partners to trial a ‘driverless’ grocery delivery service in the US

USA – Kroger, one of the largest supermarket chains in the US in partnership with autonomous technology start up Nuro, is set to trial an on-demand autonomous grocery delivery service in the US beginning this […]