Shares of Walmart, Target and other U.S. retailers fell on Friday as Amazon.com Inc unveiled a one-day delivery plan for its Prime members in a move to further disrupt the fiercely competitive retail landscape.
Levi Strauss & Co fetched a higher price than expected in its initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, selling $623.3 million in shares as the U.S. jeans maker looks to return to the stock market after 34 years.
The Americans jeans maker said on Monday it expects to raise as much as $587 million through an initial public offering, giving it a value of up to $6.17 billion as it returns to the market after three decades.
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.