The online retail giant is making a major move into the traditional retail sector by acquiring a major US supermarket chain.
Already an established event in Europe, this month has seen the first Supply Chain Finance Community Forum Asia bring together treasurers, procurement directors, banks, tech vendors and academics in Singapore.
Payment fraud can no longer be regarded as a problem confined largely to the retail industry - nearly every section reports that the incidence is growing.
Emerging markets offer “a world of opportunity”, but delegates at the recent ACT Conference heard from treasurers whose companies operate in regions such as Africa about the challenges they also present.
The group predicts that more than half the companies affected by Europe’s GDPR will not be in full compliance with the rules after it takes effect next May.
A survey of US and European merchants and suppliers finds many unwilling to meet the cross-channel demands of customers, and suggests that no company has perfected multi-channel commerce.
With several countries vying for the distinction of being the first to abandon notes and coins, is the final demise of cash now just a matter of time?
As a biopic of McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc hits cinema screens, what cash flow forecasting challenges face global food and beverage businesses 60 years on from the creation of the golden arches?
A study of consumers across 20 countries found only three where more than half those surveyed trusted merchants’ ability to protect their data.
Retailers, restaurants and hotels are among 360 employers that the government accuses of paying less than the national minimum wage.