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Payments giant Stripe expands to Middle East with Dubai office

Payments giant Stripe expands to Middle East with Dubai office

Digital payments giant Stripe on Tuesday announced the opening of an office in United Arab Emirates financial capital Dubai, its first expansion into the Middle East region.
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Amazon illegally fired employees critical of work conditions, labor board finds

Amazon illegally fired employees critical of work conditions, labor board finds

Amazon.com Inc illegally fired two employees who advocated for better working conditions during the pandemic, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board has found.
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CFDA and Swarovski Foundation launch award for innovation in sustainability

CFDA and Swarovski Foundation launch award for innovation in sustainability

The Council of Fashion Designers of America and the charitable foundation run by crystal maker Swarovski have partnered up to launch a $30,000 annual scholarship for fashion students innovating with sustainable systems.
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FashionNetwork.com's daily newsletters will return tomorrow

Due to a serious technical issue, FashionNetwork.com has been unable to deliver our recent newsletters. We are currently working to resolve this issue.
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Japan's retail sales fall for third straight month

Japan's retail sales fall for third straight month

Japanese retail sales fell for the third straight month in February as households kept a lid on expenditure amid the coronavirus emergency, underscoring its fragile economic recovery from last year's slump.
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China potential economic output may grow 5%-5.7% over five years - central bank working paper

China potential economic output may grow 5%-5.7% over five years - central bank working paper

China's potential economic output is expected to grow 5%-5.7% over the next five years, according to a central bank working paper published late on Thursday.
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Rocket Internet Growth Opportunities prices IPO at $10 per share

Rocket Internet Growth Opportunities prices IPO at $10 per share

German startup investor Rocket Internet’s tech-focused blank cheque company Rocket Internet Growth Opportunities said on Tuesday it priced its initial public offering (IPO) in New York at $10 per share.
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Amazon workers strike in Italy over pandemic-driven delivery demands

Amazon workers strike in Italy over pandemic-driven delivery demands

Amazon workers in Italy went on a 24-hour strike on Monday in the first such action by the U.S. company's entire logistics operation in the country, including third-party delivery service providers.
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Alexi McCammond resigns as editor of Teen Vogue

Alexi McCammond resigns as editor of Teen Vogue

The publication’s recently appointed editor-in-chief has resigned from her new position before officially starting, following backlash related to anti-Asian and homophobic tweets she posted a decade ago.
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Australia's biggest lender to take on Afterpay, PayPal in buy now, pay later race

Australia's biggest lender to take on Afterpay, PayPal in buy now, pay later race

Commonwealth Bank of Australia on Wednesday became the first major lender in the country to offer its own "buy now, pay later" service, taking on U.S. payments giant PayPal and Afterpay with the promise of lower fees.
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China asks Alibaba to dispose of media assets: WSJ

China asks Alibaba to dispose of media assets: WSJ

China's government has asked Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to dispose of its media assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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2022 to be first $1 trillion year for US e-commerce

2022 to be first $1 trillion year for US e-commerce

According to a new report from Adobe, in line with current growth trends, next year is expected to be the first in which annual e-commerce sales exceed $1 trillion in the United States.
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Rakuten shares jump 24% on Japan Post stake sale

Rakuten shares jump 24% on Japan Post stake sale

Rakuten Inc’s shares jumped as much as 24% on Monday after the Japanese e-commerce firm said it would raise $2.2 billion through a stake sale to companies including Japan Post and Tencent as it takes on Amazon.
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China's JD.com in talks to purchase stake in brokerage worth $1.5 billion - sources

China's JD.com in talks to purchase stake in brokerage worth $1.5 billion - sources

JD.com Inc is in talks to buy part or all of a stake in brokerage Sinolink Securities worth at least $1.5 billion, three people said, as the e-commerce major aims to bolster its financial services operations.
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China's JD.com cashes in on steady online demand, beats market expectations

China's JD.com cashes in on steady online demand, beats market expectations

JD.com Inc’s fourth-quarter revenue beat expectations on Thursday as more shoppers flocked to its website on the back of a broader shift to online shopping triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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PayPal brings its 'buy now, pay later' offer to crowded Australia

PayPal brings its 'buy now, pay later' offer to crowded Australia

PayPal Holdings Inc will launch its "buy now, pay later" (BNPL) option in Australia this June, the U.S. payments giant said on Wednesday, muscling in further on Afterpay Ltd and others for share in the booming industry.
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