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Global wine output fell to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017 due to poor weather conditions in the European Union that slashed production in the bloc, international wine organization OIV said.
Maersk and Rockstart, a European startup accelerator, have partnered in an initiative called FoodTrack to foster startups with ideas for tackling global food loss.
Amazon is expanding the reach of its U.S. store.
The global smartphone boom that’s helped propel Asia’s economic growth and reshape trade channels in recent years may have peaked.
The mass quantities of food Americans waste every year has staggering environmental consequences, according to a study published this week.
Nestle and European supermarket retailers are making progress toward settling a months-long price dispute but the Swiss food giant still needs to offer more concessions, German chain Edeka said.
Snow and sleet were falling on Eldon Gould’s 500 acres last week, but he was already looking ahead to planting season; depending on ground conditions and the temperature, that could be just several weeks away.
GE Renewable Resources said it’ll spend as much as $400m over the next few years to build an offshore wind turbine almost 100 meters taller than the Washington Monument.
Less is more, Kohl’s executives are finding, as the department-store chain continues to shrink its locations and whittle down the items in its stores.
“Just walk out,” say the signs at the entrance and store windows at Amazon’s newest concept store. “No lines. No checkout. (No, seriously.)”
A combination of factors will come together in 2018 that will result in strong investor appetite for logistics real estate, according to CBRE.
Airbus SE publicly questioned the future of its A380 superjumbo jet, saying the program risks being shut down if the manufacturer fails to win a crucial order from the plane's main backer, Emirates of Dubai.
Online grocery retailer Ocado has announced it will start testing a humanoid robot to assist human engineers maintain its automated fulfillment centers.
The U.S. is facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags just as flu cases accelerate, forcing many hospitals to use more time-consuming ways to administer drugs and to weigh a halt on elective procedures and clinical trials.
Target’s $7bn plan to fix its business paid off handsomely during the holiday season.