Amazon's Surprise 2Q Profit Pushes Market Cap Past Wal-Mart
Amazon said its $99-a-year Prime loyalty program helped drive growth during the quarter.

Amazon's Surprise 2Q Profit Pushes Market Cap Past Wal-Mart

It's official: Amazon is bigger than Wal-Mart. Amazon shares surged 15 percent on Friday after the e-commerce powerhouse reported a surprise second-quarter profit and a better-than-expected 20 percent jump in revenue. The sharp increase in shares brought Amazon's market value to $259.1 billion, more than its biggest rival, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
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ABTI Report: NWA Leads; Home Prices Drag Down Little Rock in May

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Wal-Mart Buying Remaining Stake in China's Yihaodian

Wal-Mart has purchased the remaining stake in Chinese online retailer Yihaodian as it looks to expand its presence in the country and take advantage of the shift to online shopping.
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Lessons From Amazon's Prime Day (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

What can the rest of us businesspeople learn from the success Amazon had selling so much stuff in one day? I believe Amazon's leadership made at least three good decisions when creating and planning its first Prime Day.
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