Supply Chain

Retail Giant Walmart Enters Second Drug-Tracking Blockchain Trial

| Ian Allison

Walmart will take part in a second drug-tracking blockchain pilot, this one with IBM, KPMG and drug maker Merck.

IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform TradeLens Is Shipping to Russia

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain-powered platform built by IBM and Maersk and designed to facilitate international trade is to launch in Russia.

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Retail Giant Target Is Quietly Working on a Blockchain for Supply Chains

| Anna Baydakova and Ian Allison

Retail giant Target has quietly entered the blockchain space, working with Hyperledger on supply chain solutions.

Budweiser Owner Invests in Blockchain Startup Working to Alleviate Poverty

| Benedict Alibasa

Budweiser's parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, is doubling down on its interest in using blockchain tech to assist unbanked workers.

Retail Giant Carrefour Saw Sales Boost From Blockchain Tracking

| Benedict Alibasa

Supermarket chain Carrefour has reportedly attributed a recent increase in sales to its use of blockchain tracking for food products.

Walmart Joins Pharmaceutical-Tracking Blockchain Consortium MediLedger

| Ian Allison

Retail giant Walmart has joined MediLedger, a consortium building a blockchain for tracking pharmaceuticals.

Bitfury, Tech Firm Mphasis Plan Blockchain Disruption in Trade Finance

| Yogita Khatri

Blackstone-owned IT firm Mphasis has partnered with blockchain tech firm Bitfury to automate and tokenize trade finance processes.

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IBM, Maersk Finally Sign Up 2 Big Carriers for Shipping Blockchain

| Ian Allison

IBM and Maersk's shipping blockchain has finally recruited two major marine cargo carriers after early efforts floundered.

Want to Know Your Wine Is Genuine? EY Has Built a Blockchain for That

| Yogita Khatri

“Big Four” firm EY has built a blockchain platform for a firm that will help consumers determine wines' quality, provenance and authenticity.

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ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan

| Daniel Palmer

As ABN AMRO drops its exploration of a crypto wallet product, the Dutch bank says it's seeking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory.