People Now Spend More at Amazon Than at Walmart

By Karen Weise and Michael Corkery Source: The New York Times Amazon has eclipsed Walmart to become the world’s largest retail seller outside China, according to corporate and industry data, a milestone in the shift from brick-and-mortar to online shopping that has changed how people buy everything from Teddy Grahams [...]

2021-08-18T22:02:13+00:00August 18th, 2021|Tags: , |

CVS, Target, Walmart stores to test plastic shopping bag alternatives

By Russell Redman Source: Supermarket News CVS Health, Target and Walmart plan to test options to the single-use plastic shopping bag through the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag’s Beyond the Bag Initiative. The three-year Beyond the Bag Initiative calls on retailers to “think outside the box” to address the [...]

2021-08-03T14:08:16+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Walmart, Amazon simultaneously add prescription discounts to membership perks

By Ben Unglesbee Source: Health Care Dive Walmart's membership service drew comparisons to Amazon's Prime before Walmart+ was made public. But for Walmart, any contrasts it can draw are likely more important than similarities, such as free shipping. With Amazon offering drug discounts of its own through Prime in a [...]

2021-06-10T18:16:40+00:00June 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Retail expert Bill Bishop on what to expect next from Walmart

By Bill Bishop Source: Supermarket News Thinking you know what to expect from the competition can get you in trouble, especially when things are changing fast, and that is exactly what is happening at Walmart. “It’s time for us to accelerate...our investment in micro-fulfillment centers,” Walmart CFO told analysts earlier [...]

2021-06-08T22:31:03+00:00June 8th, 2021|Tags: |
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