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The 'final stages' reported yesterday have been completed - the once-in-a-decade merger of Ahold and Delhaize has been agreed upon. After the sale of its US website, Alibaba is still venturing around the globe, chancing another advance on the US market, this time in film collaboration and taking its Tmall Global platform to new countries.
Paytm bulks up its board The fast growing Indian e-commerce shopping website has added three heavyweights from Facebook, WhatsApp and InMobi to its board +++ The Indian market is being targeted by Fitbit where the company is planning to launch its devices.
Announcements and ambitious resolutions To halve food waste by 2025 was one of the major announcements at the Global Summit of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) in New York yesterday. Two new Co-Chairs for its Board have been elected as well. The CGF is the global body for the consumer goods industry.