Walmart Inc's online retailer Flipkart has told the Indian government the company faces the risk of "significant customer disruption" if the implementation of new curbs for e-commerce is not delayed, sources said.
Since De Beers abandoned its decades-old policy of refusing to sell lab-grown diamonds as jewellery, the price gap between man-made stones and natural gems has widened - and the difference is set to get even bigger.
Ocado, the online supermarket and technology provider, sees opportunities to strike more deals with established grocers in Europe, Asia and South America, and could move into other categories in retail and beyond.
Second-hand fashion site Vestiaire Collective announced on Wednesday that it will soon be welcoming a new CEO with a very international profile: Maximilian Bittner, founder of Asian e-commerce giant Lazada.
Amazon and its rival in India, the Walmart-owned Flipkart, did not break regulations through their selection of merchants and brands, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said in a ruling late on Tuesday.
Walmart Inc said on Friday it has acquired online lingerie retailer Bare Necessities for an undisclosed amount, its second apparel-focused acquisition in less than two weeks as it seeks more inroads into online fashion.
Shares in LVMH fell in early trading on Wednesday even as its fashion and leather goods unit did better than expected in Q3, with the broader luxury sector also rattled by lingering fears of a Chinese slowdown.
Amazon is expanding its fashion offer as it targets top spot in apparel globally with the company making its first entry into the activewear market, via the launch of its Aurique own-brand on Tuesday.