A small town in Bavaria creates an online marketplace to inject new life into its brick-and-mortar shops.
The amount of US retail space lost in 2018 is expected to beat the record set last year. But the demise of Toys R Us, and the shutdown of a third of Sears stores, is down to more than the dominance of online shopping.
Digitalization and e-commerce have created a whole new wave of entrepreneurship and women are part of the revolution. A new initiative for female entrepreneurs aims to provide them with the necessary digital training.
US internet behemoth Google has announced it's investing half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce company, JD.com. The move is meant to expand its retail services around the world.
Five years after entering the Indian e-commerce industry, Amazon dominates the market alongside domestic retailer Flipkart. But that could change with the impending arrival of Walmart. Vasudevan Sridharan reports.
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