Walmart launches Walmart+ a subscription service that competes directly with Amazon Prime and costs only $98 a year or optionally $12.95 a month. Walmart’s membership option is now available to customers across the country. Membership includes free 15-day trial period.
IBM has deployed a super intelligent face mask surveillance system for businesses (or government) to discreetly track face mask usage by employees, customers, and anyone who enters a building where their system is installed.
Walmart has partnered with Zipline to deliver health-related products directly to customers. The new service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness products with the potential to expand to general merchandise.
John Foley, CEO of Peloton, discusses the likelihood that the company will eventually offer subscriptions for its internet-connected fitness products instead of requiring an expensive purchase.
Rodney McMullen, CEO of Kroger, discusses how their digital business has been particularly key to powering their massive growth amid the COVID pandemic.
This is going to have tremendous consequences for the 3 million sellers on Etsy should Amazon prevail in this fight. It’s really an anti-competitive act from amazon to consolidate their market power.
It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.
David McInerney, CEO, and co-founder of FreshDirect, discusses how the pandemic has caused a boom in how people want to buy their food.
Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart, discusses how the company has changed to become more digital over the last couple of quarters in response to the pandemic.