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Not Made in America: Wal-Mart looks overseas for online vendors

CHICAGO: Walmart.com, trailing Amazon.com Inc in the number of goods for sale on its website, is recruiting vendors in China and other countries to boost its online offerings in a pivot away from Wal-Mart's Made-in-America campaign. While there is a financial incentive behind the move, Wal-Mart's decision comes out of necessity: not all the goods its customers want - ranging from jeans to bicycles to beauty products - are manufactured within the United States. That reality pits Wal-Mart against President Donald Trump's…

Bangkok bans street food leaving foodies fed up, vendors in a pickle

BANGKOK: Authorities in Thailand's capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks. Thailand's street-food hawkers whip up tasty delights, from noodles and fried rice to oyster omelettes, in the blink of an eye, often with little more than a gas cannister kitchen on a cart. Bangkok is often voted the world's best destination for street food in travel polls. Residents and visitors…

Milk prices expected to increase in Karachi

KARACHI: The retail and wholesale price of milk in Karachi is set to increase after its vendors announced a hike of Rs. 9.00, ARY News reported. According to detail, the retail price of milk will go upto Rs. 95.00 per litre whereas the wholesale rates of milk will reach 80.00 per litre following the increase in rates. The new rates will be applicable from next week. Dairy farmers have stated that the rates have been revised due to increase in the cost of production. Commission Karachi, taking notice of the…