Amazon further invests in Kentucky with plans to build a centralized air hub to support its growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes

A new centralized air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron will help the company meet demand from Amazon Prime members for fast, reliable delivery SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has been an active member of the business community in Kentucky for nearly 20 years, employing more than 10,000 people […]

Alibaba’s Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund invests in three rising companies — Grana, NOSH, DayDayCook

Hong Kong, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund (the “Fund”), a not-for-profit initiative of Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA), announced today (September 29, 2016) the investments in three rising companies based in the city. This is the second round of investments made into exciting early staged companies since the […]

Hangzhao Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. invests in Newegg

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Newegg – the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America – today (2016/09/28) announced that it has entered into an agreement to receive a significant investment from Hangzhao Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd. (Liaison Interactive). While specific terms of the investment have not yet been made public, […]

New Zealand: Foodstuffs supermarkets invests more than $200 million on new stores and store refurbishments nationwide

Auckland, New Zealand, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — A stocktake of property developments currently underway by Foodstuffs supermarkets shows more than $200 million is being invested nationwide on new stores and store refurbishments. Work includes the construction of seven new stores, worth around $120 million in total – four in the North Island and three […]

Rakuten invests in remote farming service provider Telefarm as part of the agriculture reforms it intends to promote

Aiming to contribute to regional revitalization with agriculture support through the internet Tokyo, 2016-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rakuten, Inc. (TOKYO: 4755) today announced that it has invested in remote farming service provider Telefarm Co., Ltd. Since September 2010, Telefarm has been providing a remote cultivation service for organic vegetables which incorporates gamification. The company […]