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Gojek, Tokopedia in $18 billion merger talks for Indonesia’s biggest deal

Indonesian ride-hailing and payments company Gojek and e-commerce leader Tokopedia are in advanced talks to secure a $18 billion merger before a possible dual listing in Jakarta an...

Amazon

Amazon to face US union push in year ahead

In 2021, Amazon.com Inc is poised to confront a renewed challenge from groups it has long countered: the unions. Energized by protests at Amazon’s US warehouses along with a ...

Flipkart

Flipkart and PhonePe have room for other investors, Walmart CEO says

Walmart’s Indian e-commerce company Flipkart and electronic payments firm PhonePe have room for different investors and may raise money in many ways including stock exchange ...

Amazon

Ex-French minister sneers at Amazon executive’s justification of tax bill

An ex-French minister told the head of Amazon France he was “taking the piss” following the executive told a parliamentary committee that the business paid the French c...

Alibaba

Alibaba beats sales forecasts on China e-commerce growth

Alibaba Group beat third quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, driven by e-commerce expansion after China arose from coronavirus lockdowns, and said it was assessing the suspens...

Amazon Warehouse

Amazon drops French Black Friday ad campaign as lockdown starts

Amazon is withdrawing advertisements for pre-Black Friday reductions in France, after the government said the effort was unfair to small shops at time when a coronavirus lockdown h...

Amazon

German watchdog launches new investigation into Amazon

Germany’s anti-trust authority has launched an investigation to Amazon and Apple over potential anticompetitive behaviour, German Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily has rep...

TikTok

Shopify to partner with TikTok in bid to woo more merchants to site

Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify said it will associate with TikTok to help its one million-plus merchants more easily advertise their goods on the brand new app, as it seems to gr...

Amazon

Has Amazon refused to appear before Indian parliamentary panel on data privacy?

Representatives of Amazon.com in India have refused to appear before a panel reviewing the nation’s privacy invoice , an Indian lawmaker has suggested, an allegation the US e...

WhatsApp

WhatsApp to offer in-app purchases and cloud hosting services

Facebook has said its WhatsApp messaging app would begin to provide in-app buys and hosting solutions, as it proceeds to boost revenue from the app whilst knitting together e-comme...

Amazon Warehouse

US senators ask Amazon if it tracks employees, curbs bids to form unions

Four Democratic senators have sent a letter to Amazon.com Inc’s CEO Jeff Bezos, requiring answers on its alleged movements to monitor and monitor employees and restrict attem...

Amazon Warehouse

Amazon workers in Germany strike on ‘Prime Day’

A German trade union called on employees at seven Amazon warehouses to move to strike on Tuesday to coincide with the online marketplaces global “Prime Day” advertising...

Amazon

Amazon pitches early holiday shopping with autumn ‘Prime Day’ event

Amazon.com has begun 48 hours of promotions as part of “Prime Day,” a tightly watched marketing event the platform had postponed as a result of operational challenges i...

Ebay

Two former eBay workers plead guilty to cyberstalking campaign

Two former eBay workers have pleaded guilty to participating in a comprehensive cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter was seen by top execut...