Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., branded as Walmart /ˈwɒlmɑrt/, is an American multinational retail corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores. The company is the world's largest public corporation, according to the Fortune Global 500 list in 2014, the biggest private employer in the world with over two million employees, and is the largest retailer in the world. Walmart remains a family-owned business, as the company is controlled by the Walton family, who own over 50 percent of Walmart. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies.
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    • You won’t believe WalMart’s new weapon against Amazon

      Yes, the headline sounds a lot like clickbait, but you really won’t believe it. While Amazon is taking to the streets with its expansion by buying Whole Foods and other properties, WalMart is possibly planning to take to the skies. The American retail giant from Bentonville, Arkansas, has filed a patent for a floating distribution center, aka a blimp.

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  • Why do we hate Wal-Mart but love Amazon?

    … Wal-Mart is no stranger to controversy. Not only has it put mom and pop outlets out of business, but it’s also been known to close down national chains in its wake. It has a reputation of underpaying and overworking its employees, and when a new Wal-Mart store is scheduled to be opened, it’s almost unanimously met with protest. However, tech…

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  • Amazon’s Prime Day Brought Buyers to Other Brand Retailers As Well

    … Amazon’s Prime Day Brought Buyers to Other Brand Retailers As Well July 14, 2017 by Joao-Pierre Ruth Leave a Comment Filed Under: News The deals from this week’s Amazon Prime Day may be over, but the boost in consumer activity does seem to have extended beyond the house that Jeff Bezos built. In the afterglow of the annual shopping event…

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  • In the battle for supremacy, is one retailer fighting to survive?

    … While Amazon and Walmart continue their battle of the retail titans, another player has entered into the fray and thrown down the gauntlet towards its larger opponents. While never far from the consumer conscience, eBay is not the retail stalwart that it once was. However, recently, they have thrown what could amount to as a monkey wrench…

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  • Are we headed for a retail duopoly?

    … as they are in the process of acquiring organic grocery store Whole foods. While not even coming close to Wal-Mart’s almost 5,000 locations across the country, including Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and Sam’s Club, this acquisition would give Amazon a substantial foot in the door in the country’s grocery market. With its already popular online business, with just…

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  • Walmart to possibly have employees deliver packages

    … In case you were unaware, the nation’s largest retailer, Walmart, has an online presence that is working on rivaling Amazon. The place where Amazon beats Walmart is delivery. With an Amazon Prime subscription you can get unlimited free delivery. Now, Walmart is planning on challenging that by asking their employees to deliver packages from…

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