Weak sales at Sam’s Club reflect a dismal digital effort

Sam’s Club wants to be the bulk-buy store for the affluent, but it’s being eclipsed in sales by top competitor Costco and cannibalized by sister retailer Walmart. About 12 percent of Walmart Corporate’s $482 billion annual revenue is attributed to Sam’s Club, the warehouse retailer started by Walmart founder Sam Walton in 1982, originally meant to supply product for small businesses.Read the full article

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