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Amazon’s grocery push playing catch up with Chinese tech giants

As Amazon.com looks to swallow US grocery chain Whole Foods, China’s tech giants are already digesting hefty bricks-and-mortar deals, taking the lead in the battle to transform supermarket shopping with big data and better supply chains. China’s Alibaba Group Holding and JD.com have invested heavily in offline retail – bricks-and-mortar stores – in recent years […]