Why Walmart’s Employee Package Delivery Plan Failed

In June of 2017, Walmart announced that it wanted to tap its massive workforce of over 2 million people to bring online orders directly to the front doors of its customers. The retail giant planned to have employees make the…

Walmart Joins Forces With Microsoft to Fend Off Amazon

In its bid to overtake its largest rival, Walmart announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft on Tuesday. According to the biggest US retailer, the company inked a five-year deal with the tech giant to speed up its digital transformation for…

Walmart May Bring Customer Service Drones to Its Stores Soon, Retailer Files Patents

Walmart has always been known to push boundaries. The company is continuing this innovative culture with its recent filing of patents for keeping track of inventory, a store drone and other technologies aimed at changing how customers shops. Walmart is…

Walmart’s eCommerce is Booming, Sales Grow 33% in First Quarter

Walmart delivered on the online sales growth it hinted at after its less than stellar performance during the last holiday season. With its eCommerce sales seemingly ready to bounce back, the retail giant’s stocks traded higher on Thursday. Business analysts…

Walmart Competes Against Amazon for Flipkart Buy-In, $12 Billion Offered for Controlling Stake

US companies Walmart and Amazon are competing to acquire a controlling stake in Flipkart, India’s leading eCommerce company. Walmart has completed an in-depth due diligence on its proposed majority ownership in the Indian firm. However, rival Amazon also wants to…

Walmart is Using Acquisitions to Reign in Millennials, eCommerce Head Marc Lore Reveals Strategy at ShopTalk 2018

Walmart will continue its buying spree of digital brands in 2018 as it aims to build and differentiate its online inventory in competing against Amazon. Marc Lore, eCommerce head of the world’s largest retailer, revealed that there’s a bigger strategy…

Walmart’s Got Robots Running Loose In Its Stores

In a bid to improve its services, Walmart is currently testing automation in several of its stores across the country. The robots are designed to manage repetitive tasks and give the staff more time to focus on helping customers. The…

Walmart Builds Giant Private Cloud to Take on Amazon

Walmart knows that to win big, it has to bet big as well. In its multibillion-dollar battle against online retailer rival Amazon, brick-and-mortar giant Walmart made a big bet in upgrading the technology behind is operations which include putting up…

Google, Target Form Alliance to Take on Amazon

A war among titans is silently brewing in the online retail arena. Recently, Google announced a partnership with Target, a move that could signal the start of Google’s challenge to eCommerce giant Amazon on its own turf. Amazon is a…

Walmart Challenges Amazon, Launches Grocery Line With Jet.com

Walmart’s competition with Amazon has just reached new levels, with the former looking to cut into a bigger piece of the millennial pie. Millennials aren’t exactly Walmart’s demographic, as its scant number of stores in urban areas attest. But the…