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•  Bloomberg reports that "Walmart Inc. is seeking UK retailers to join its online marketplace in an attempt to give British businesses another e-commerce alternative to Amazon and EBay Inc.

"Approved British sellers will be able to sell their goods on, which is visited by more than 120 million people every month, the US shopping giant said in a statement Monday. In a bid to attract sellers, Walmart is offering a guaranteed two-day shipping service to the US for much of the year and access to other services to help them generate sales across the Atlantic.

"Walmart is hosting a UK Sellers Summit in London on Friday and said manufacturers and exporters from an array of sectors, including fashion, sporting goods, beauty and entertainment, have been invited."