Walmart - Page 2

  • The latest salvos in the WalMart-Amazon war

    … The war between the internet giant and the brick and mortar goliath continue with each making gains in each others’ territory. WalMart is trying yet another solution to the last mile problem. Again, the ‘last mile’ of delivery is considered the most expensive part of the delivery and WalMart has been experimenting with different possible…

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  • Walmart not only takes on the last mile, but also the last few feet

    … As we’ve mentioned on this blog many times before, in the battle between retail giants Amazon and WalMart, both companies are trying to solve the problem of the ‘last mile’. The last mile of delivery is said to be the most expensive part of home delivery. Now, WalMart has announced an endeavor where they intend to not only conquer the last mile…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Empowers Brands, Uber Sues an Agency

    …, marketing remains a priority for these decision-makers. Walmart Will Allow Customers Using EBT to Order Groceries Online (TechCrunch) This summer, Amazon debuted a new program that made it easier for those on government assistance programs to join Prime at a reduced cost. Today, rival Walmart is announcing a change that will benefit that same demographic…

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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…

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  • 5 Ways Retail Brands Are Using Mobile Tech to Assist In-Store Shoppers

    … For years, Walmart has been a leader in using mobile-location technology to improve the way people shop inside physical stores. Most recently, in February of this year, the company announced the expansion of its Walmart mobile app, with “express lanes” that shoppers in more than 4,700 stores can use to bypass lines altogether when they place…

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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

    … by its rivals. This is still Amazon’s sales event, giving the company a greater lift versus its peers. According to Slice Intelligence, last year Target and Walmart shoppers spent more money with those respective retailers on Cyber Monday and Black Friday than on Prime Day, when attention was focused on Amazon. That does not mean there is not room…

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