When a Chinese consumer buys a package labelled "Australian beef", there's only a 50-50 chance the meat inside is, in fact, Australian beef. It could just as easily contain rat, dog, horse or camel meat...
Nir Kshetri 30 Jan 2019
Amazon is field testing a new delivery robot called Scout, which the company describes as a "fully-electric delivery system" designed to safely get packages to customers using autonomous delivery devices...
28 Jan 2019
European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...
11 Oct 2018
What a difference the birth of a granddaughter can make. For Lee Scott, who ran Walmart from 2000 to 2009, the arrival of his granddaughter not only convinced him the threat of global warming was real but set him on a course...
Andrew Spicer 21 Aug 2018
On 20 March 2018, Amazon became the second most valuable company in the world, with a market capitalisation exceeding $768 billion...
Isabelle Chaboud 24 Apr 2018
IoT smart logistics and asset monitoring company, Roambee, has introduced mobile monitoring technology that combines BLE/Wi-Fi/GSM hotspots and beacons to provide granular visibility for package-level delivery and asset management...
25 Oct 2017
Walmart Stores announced Tuesday that it acquired New York delivery company Parcel as it girds to compete with Amazon and other supermarkets for home delivery of groceries...
4 Oct 2017
The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...
26 Jul 2017
Amazon's deal to buy Whole Foods Market injects even greater pressure into the food and grocery sectors at a time when e-commerce is already roiling retailers...
19 Jun 2017
The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops...
6 Jun 2017
Apple wants to "one day" end the need to mine materials from the earth to make its gadgets, the technology giant said in its annual environmental responsibility report out Thursday.
21 Apr 2017
Online retail colossus Amazon recently said it will strengthen its distribution muscle and create US jobs by building its first air freight hub...
2 Feb 2017