Thousands of workers, disgruntled over low wages and changes to terms and conditions of employment, went on strike on Friday.
Workers will start an indefinite strike on Friday at all group companies owned by Walmart-led Massmart Holdings in South Africa.
With an explosion in online sales expected in South Africa in the coming decade, e-commerce is becoming core to the growth strategy of Walmart-owned Massmart.
The investing world is enthralled by a determined Beijing as it cuts China’s private sector down to size by relentless regulatory action. India’s more subtle manoeuvres in the same direction are going largely unnoticed.
A trading update for the first half of the year from Massmart on Friday spooked investors who had been banking on a stronger recovery. Game is at the centre of the problems.
From Hollywood to health care, Amazon.com seems to be growing tentacles at an accelerating rate.
Zhang Yiming, founder of TikTok owner ByteDance, told employees he will step down as CEO and be succeeded by human resources chief Liang Rubo, the company disclosed on Thursday.
E-commerce was one bright spot in an otherwise mostly grim set of results from Walmart-owned retail group Massmart for the 2020 financial year ended 27 December.
A deadline set by the Trump administration for the forced sale of TikTok’s US assets is expected to come and go on Friday night without a final deal, according to people familiar with the discussions.
ByteDance, the Chinese parent company of TikTok, has filed a petition with a US appeals court challenging a Trump administration order set to take effect on Thursday requiring it to divest TikTok.