Lisa Lacy

Lisa Lacy

Tech Reporter

Local Ecommerce Players Around the World Are Giving Amazon and Walmart a Run for Their Money

Platforms in Brazil, China, the Netherlands and Nigeria thrive by focusing on regional preferences and needs.

If You Want to Be Part of Russia’s Growing Ecommerce Market, You’d Better Like Putin

Alibaba, Yandex, M.Video and Ozon have government ties.

How Data From Alibaba Helped Make Fruity Listerine and Spicy Snickers

Data helps foreign brands appeal to Chinese consumers.

Why Specialty Retailers Are Getting Into the Restaurant Business

Dining options invite consumers to come in and stay awhile.

Walmart Buys The Limited’s Former Plus-Size Line

Women’s fashion is getting more attention.

Kroger Tests Grocery Pickup at 13 Walgreens in Kentucky

It’s the latest experiment in online grocery shopping.

Michimasa Fujino Came Up With the HondaJet While He Was Sleeping

It took Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO of Honda Aircraft, 18 years to make his private jet dream a reality.

The ‘Decentralized Web’ Gets a Shot in the Arm From Tim Berners-Lee’s New Platform, Solid

‘We’ve reached a critical tipping point.’

Alibaba Is Introducing a Hotel Room Service Robot Next Month

Are hospitals, restaurants and offices next?

Instagram Co-Founders Abruptly Depart, Leaving the Company’s Path Forward Unclear

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger's departure is the latest in a slew of high-level departures at Facebook and at the companies Facebook owns.