A big week for M&A with Walmart acquiring Flipkart for $17b and Nestle acquiring the rights to sell Starbucks brand for $7b. Meanwhile, drone delivery was finally approved, but Amazon was omitted. And the latest sound bites for the retail water cooler.
March retail reports show surprising strength in sales and same store growth. Meanwhile grocery continues to be white hot with new research from Fung Global. We spotlight some hot new retail technology launches and give you some great weekly water cooler talk.