Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, who is the chairman, managing director and biggest shareholder of the Indian conglomerate, is eager to provide as significantly as a 40% stake in its retail subsidiary Reliance Retail Ventures to Amazon, according to Blomberg.

Reliance at this time has nearly twelve,000 shops throughout India, and has been hunting to department out from its core divisions of chemicals, electricity and telecoms into e-commerce.

Amazon launched its first on line searching website in India in 2013 and has considering that established seven hundred,000 new jobs in the place.

Amazon and Reliance Industries have been contacted for remark.