Stories by Carol Sliwa and ARN staff

  • Amazon raids Wal-Mart's IT senior staff

    In the US, where big retailers dominate the consumer market, industrial secrets can be amongst the most valuable assets of a business and they are definitely one of the most closely guarded. In what sets an interesting precedent, US retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores recently filed a lawsuit against online bookshop Amazon.com and its chief information officer, as well as Drugstore.com and the venture capital firm which funded both operations.