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Australian retailer The Good Guys is looking for a potential buyer. Samsung ties up with Alibaba's Alipay and the CEO of Amazon Germany talks strategy with us. Food waste and finding a proper growth strategy are hot topics in Britain. European retail giants power ahead in the US, and Coca-Cola has a severe problem in Latin America. Get informed and have a great start to the week.
asia & australia
Samsung partners with Alipay With the goal of getting more Chinese users on board its mobile payment service, the South Korean tech giant is teaming up with Alibaba-backed Alipay to allow Samsung Pay users to link their Alipay accounts to the app.
USA & Canada
Sports Authority closes down The Colorado-based sports retailer, which filed for bankruptcy protection three months ago, is shutting all 460 of its remaining stores. The company was unable to adapt to more consumers purchasing online.
Columbia introduces quality seal To support the country's producers accessing domestic and international markets, Corporación Colombia Internacional (CCI) has launched a new quality certification for agricultural products with a strong focus on environmental responsibility.