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E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart now has more e-grocery shoppers than Instacart

August 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is making major strides in online grocery in part because of its unparalleled brick-and-mortar footprint. The retailer has more existing store locations throughout the U.S. than any other retailer, giving it an advantage when it comes to offering pickup […]


Retail Trends

Toy and Game Trends for the Holidays

August 13, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

While consumers are on vacation and enjoying their summer breaks at the beach with friends and family, retailers everywhere are already starting to think about holiday readiness. Toys R’ Us has announced they will re-open a few stores this coming […]


Suppliers

Is Walmart doing enough to protect workers in its supply chain?

August 12, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The sheer scale of Walmart’s supply chain is hard to comprehend. By the retail giant’s own count, it involves some 100,000 suppliers. If truly understanding the size of that network of manufacturers, distributors, subcontractors and so on is difficult, monitoring […]


Customer Experience, FMCG products, Point of Purchase, Retail Types

Walmart Tests the Pickup-Only Waters

July 24, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart opened the doors—or car lanes more aptly—this month to its first Pickup Point concept store. The 40,000-square-foot Walmart Pickup Point in Lincolnwood, IL, will fulfill online orders through pickup or delivery options, but shoppers will not be able to […]


Customer Experience, Point of Purchase

Walmart, Target among most popular retailers to offer BOPIS

July 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Though Walmart and Target are leading the way in BOPIS adoption, other retailers, including rue21 and Nordstrom, have begun offering or expanded their existing BOPIS option to strengthen their omnichannel strategies. Target and Walmart’s jump in pickup time after implementing […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Retail group urges antitrust scrutiny of Amazon, Google

July 5, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Competition enforcement in the U.S. has long been kind to technology companies, where small, early leads can turn into vast market dominance in just a few years, as seen with Facebook in social media, Google in search and Amazon in […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Recode: Walmart faces $1B e-commerce loss, may sell ModCloth

July 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s e-commerce growth has been one of the key stories that media and investors have focused on since the company purchased Jet (and through the acquisition brought Lore into the fold), with the aim of hedging against Amazon’s explosive retail […]


Others, Tech

Robots are Finally Rolling Into Retail Stores

June 20, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

In April, employees of Stop & Shop, a grocery chain in New England, went on strike for eleven days. However, there was one notable exception. Marty, Shop & Shop’s newest employee, continued his work in the stores’ aisles. Marty is […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to lay off nearly 600 finance workers

June 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart has been trimming its corporate and back-office operations in an effort to become a leaner business. Jobs in its corporate office and optical services were cut last year, for example. The workers will be leaving the Charlotte office starting […]


E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart to Fold Jet Into Its Own E-Commerce Operations

June 13, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

More than two years after Walmart bought Jet.com, the retailer plans to fold Jet into its e-commerce operations and reposition the business, Marc Lore, president and CEO, Walmart eCommerce U.S., announced in a blog post. Jet has functioned as a […]