Flipkart has appointed a new head of marketing. Tesco, in a bid to reduce food waste, has modified its supply chain. And Target has launched a new website that enables Canadian customers to buy goods and have them delivered. Read these stories and more in today’s RetailUpdate. Oh, and if you enjoy this edition, don’t forget to share.
asia & australia
Uniqlo launches new store in the Philippines On October 23, the Japanese-based clothing retailer will open its 25th shop in the Phillippines. It will be the first in Cebu. A second Cebu store is due to be opened in November.
Microsoft to open in Australia Next month, the technology giant will open its first flagship store outside North America. The 557-square-meter space will open at Westfield in Sydney right next to its rival Apple’s flagship stores.
usa & canada
Amazon expands same-day delivery The e-commerce giant has announced it has expanded its Prime free same-day delivery service to Chicago, Orlando and locations in greater New York. The service is now available in 750 cities.
Investment in Zambian malls Delta Africa, the first Africa-dedicated property fund, has extended its asset base to three countries. It has purchased Rockcastle Global Real Estate’s 50% interest in Kafubu Mall and Makuba Mall in Zambia.