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Competition in the digital age

Competition in the digital age

Anyone who questions whether the primary battleground for the world’s top retailers has shifted from brick-and-mortar stores to the omnichannel realm would do well to consider the series of significant developments that has unfolded in recent weeks. The lead story in the last edition of Mass Market Retailers was about Walmart’s $16 billion investment for

Walmart looking to buy stake in India’s Flipkart

Walmart looking to buy stake in India’s Flipkart

MUMBAI — Walmart is in talks to buy a stake in Indian e-commerce company Flipkart, Thomson Reuters reported today, citing sources familiar with the matter. Walmart is reportedly eyeing a stake of 40% or more in India’s largest online marketplace. An investment from Walmart would give Flipkart muscle in its battle with Amazon.com, which has