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 will consolidate advertising sales for its stores and websites, it said on Tuesday, aiming to boost profits from, as the world’s largest retailer competes with marketing titans Amazon and Google.
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.
The United States government is concerned about India’s revised e-commerce regulations and has told officials in New Delhi the policy will hinder the Indian investment plans of Amazon.com and Walmart Inc.