Ocado wages a grocery war against Amazon, Walmart and Alibaba

Panic is sweeping through supermarket aisles. Profits are meagre, convenience is king, discounters are rife. Even Amazon, Walmart and Alibaba, the worldʼs three biggest retailers, are trembling. No one has fully mastered the art of selling groceries online. The business represents just 2.3%, or $160bn, of a worldwide grocery market [...]

2019-11-19T23:34:40+00:00November 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Walmart is going national with unlimited grocery delivery plan

Walmart didn't offer specifics on how many customers signed up for its Delivery Unlimited program during the four-market pilot, which was first reported in June, but the response must have been strong to drive expansion so quickly. With the resources, physical presence and labor Walmart has, scaling rapidly is a [...]

2019-09-16T21:24:08+00:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: |

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty After a Decade of Bribes

Inside Walmart’s corporate offices in Brazil, one local contact was known as the “sorceress” for the ability to obtain government permits quickly. In India, concerns about bribery were met with a “wink and a nod” by Walmart’s local business partner. In China, money was funneled to a local landlord for [...]

2019-06-21T22:37:00+00:00June 21st, 2019|Tags: , |