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Happy hour in Asia as global booze makers eye deals

The biggest global alcohol companies are sizing up buyout and tie-up opportunities in China, India, South Korea and Vietnam, keen to profit from a $258 billion Asian market that is growing twice as fast as the rest of the world.


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E-commerce finds markets overseas

E-commerce finds markets overseas | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

While e-commerce companies have plunged into ever-increasing competition in the Chinese domestic market, some are trying their luck outside China to find other ways to fuel growth. A number of Chinese e-commerce players, including Jingdong Mall, dubbed China's amazon.com, and online clothing retailer Vancl (Beijing) Technology Co, have already stretched their reach globally with different approaches.

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Online shopping boom in Asia

Online shopping boom in Asia | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it
One consumer ordered a year's supply of sanitary napkins. Another, who was not happy with a newly purchased notebook computer, returned it after more than a week.
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Walmart Corruption Probe Expands to China, India and Brazil

Walmart's own investigation into alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has expanded from Mexico to at least three more international markets: China, India and Brazil. The widened probe, which Walmart revealed last week along with its Q3 financial results, reflects internal concerns that corruption may have tainted more of the international operations at the world's largest retailer.

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Global retailers wary of India, defunct local cos rush to revive

Global retailers wary of India, defunct local cos rush to revive | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Global retailers are still in a wait-and-watch mode when it comes to India play as the FDI policy has divided the country into two zones— first with state that have welcomed the move and termed it as a bold reform necessary for growth and second those which have opposed it on grounds that it will kill the local kirana shops.

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Germany, UK, Canada are easiest countries for retailers to set up in ...

Retailers eyeing international expansion in growth markets such as Brazil, India or China will find they are some of the most difficult countries to enter successfully according to new research.

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Supply Chain News: Walmart Suddenly Embroiled in Scandal over Alleged Bribery ... - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain DigestSupply Chain News: Walmart Suddenly Embroiled in Scandal over Alleged Bribery ...Supply Chain Digestby SCDigest Editorial Staff A major article from the New York Times Sunday accuses Walmart of substantial bribery activities in ...
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Sun Art looking at Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia markets

Sun Art Retail Group Ltd , China’s biggest hypermarket operator, is looking at expanding into Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam, said Samuel Yin, chairman of Taiwan conglomerate Ruentex, a major Sun Art shareholder.


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FDI, Wal-Mart & controversies: An eventful year for retail

Moneycontrol.com FDI, Wal-Mart & controversies: An eventful year for retail Moneycontrol.com After battling stiff political opposition, the government allowed 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail in September this year, but left it to the states...
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Aeon to apply home model in Indochina

Japanese retailer and financial services firm Aeon Group is applying its domestic business model to achieve growth in Indochina, including Thailand.

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Retail in 2022 will be led by BRIC and be largely online

In 10 years, the BRIC countries will be four of the six largest retail markets in the world, says an EIU report.

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Japanese retailer Uniqlo launches e-commerce in the US

Japanese retailer Uniqlo launches e-commerce in the US | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Uniqlo, a Japanese apparel chain retailer, this week launched e-commerce in the United States.

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Considerations When Evaluating Supply Chain Visibility Solutions

Considerations When Evaluating Supply Chain Visibility Solutions | Global Supply Chain Management | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, I put together a short list of “Big Box” retailers to evaluate for an upgrade to my entertainment system. As I visited each retailer and discussed my criteria and timeframe with them, it became very clear that two of the three retailers did not have a true end-to-end supply chain visibility solution within their company’s technology framework. Gaining access to accurate information was a painful experience for both me and the retailers’ employees. To say the least, this made the process not only cumbersome, but also made my decision of which retailer to buy from easy.

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