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January’s top stories

Walmart to launch Scan & Go app in more stores across US, and Amazon sells more than five billion items worldwide with Prime in 2017. wraps up the key headlines from January 2018.

Farmstead and Postmates partner to supply online grocery in 30 minutes

US-based consumer technology company Farmstead has entered a new partnership with on-demand logistics provider Postmates to provide grocery deliveries within 30min across San Francisco.

Lowe’s expands Smart Home powered by b8ta home shopping in US

US-based retail firm Lowe’s Companies has collaborated with software-powered retailer b8ta to expand its ‘Smart Home powered by b8ta’ connected-home shopping experience to 70 Lowe’s stores across the country.

CVS Pharmacy to directly deliver prescriptions to patients in US

US-based retailer CVS Pharmacy has confirmed plans to provide a nationwide next-day service to directly deliver prescriptions to patients.

Amazon founder earns over $1bn through sale of one million shares

Amazon CEO and president Jeff Bezos has sold one million shares in the company, thereby earning $1.09bn through the transaction.

Specialty lighting retailer Lamps Plus to open first store in Austin, US

US-based company Lamps Plus is set to open its first store in Austin, Texas, at the end of this month.