After India's Amazon snub, BJP slams Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post
Vijay Chauthaiwale, the chief of the BJP's foreign affairs department, said there was "a lot of problem" with the newspaper's coverage of India, but did not give any specific examples.
Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government
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Google introduces online coding course to train workers
Google has introduced a new "Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate" a program which is designed to provide job-ready skills in Python, Git and IT automation within six months. The program includes a final project where learners will use their new skills to solve a problem they might encounter on the job.
Flipkart beefs up supply chain with two more warehouses
With the addition of the two units, Flipkart will now have 12 fulfilment centres in Haryana. Unlike traditional warehouses, fulfilment centres are equipped with highly automated pick, pack and shipping processes to facilitate safe and timely processing of orders.
Walmart India lets go of top executives across divisions
Walmart announced layoffs across sourcing, agri-biz & FMCG divisions. More people will have to leave later.
S&P, Dow notch record highs ahead of signing of trade deal
China has pledged to increase purchases of U.S. manufactured products, agricultural goods, energy and services as part of the deal, according to a report on Tuesday.
Flipkart tightens returns policy on rising frauds
It is suspected that consumers, at a staggering pace, might have ordered new winter clothes and other products and then returned it weeks later after using it, pushing Flipkart to make this change in its policy, sources said.
CCI orders probe against Amazon, Flipkart over discount practices
India's competition watchdog has ordered its investigative wing to probe Amazon and Flipkart over their discounting practices, exclusive brand launches on the platforms and the preferential treatment they have allegedly offered to certain mobile phones sellers.
Walmart unveils robot-run warehouse to whisk food to your car
The Alphabot, designed by a Massachusetts startup called Alert Innovation, could help Walmart build on that lead. Walmart began working with Alert in 2016, as part of a broader corporate initiative dubbed “Alpha” that sought to improve the profitability of online grocery.
Blackstone nears deal to buy stake in Allcargo’s unit
Allcargo’s board is expected to approve the proposal on Monday.
Amazon boss Bezos to face protests from traders during India trip
Bezos will participate in an Amazon event in capital New Delhi aimed at connecting with small and medium-sized enterprises, three sources told Reuters. Details of Bezos' visit, including his arrival date and the duration of his stay are not known.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
CPI inflation stood at forty months high of 5.54 per cent in November, up by 92 bps from October. Increase in CPI was mainly led by lower base of food inflation and uptick in prices of vegetables and pulses.
Flipkart piloting fresh fruits & vegetables delivery in Hyderabad
In December, Flipkart and its US-based parent jointly invested an undisclosed sum in Ninjacart, a fresh produce supply chain startup.
Walmart India names Sameer Aggarwal as its Deputy CEO
Walmart India has elevated Sameer Aggarwal to the role of deputy chief executive officer, and industry sources believe he would take over in the coming months the reins of Walmart’s flagship wholesale retail unit in the country from current CEO Krish Iyer.
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