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Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need More Warehouses to Reshape Delivery

by Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/26/2017 7:04 am

If Amazon.com Inc. hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

The Amazon Effect (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/26/2017 12:00 am

While Amazon is not a money-losing experiment, it certainly is an experiment, one that I don't think most people — even those of us who are trying — have fully grasped.

Online Attacks Spur Corporate Cybersecurity Measures to Defend the Wall

by Marty Cook 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Cyberattacks are a constant concern for individuals online, companies that have massive stores of data and governments.

Big Firms Like Wal-Mart Are America's Hungriest Wind, Solar Users

by Nichola Groom, Reuters 6/21/2017 9:53 am

Major U.S. corporations like Wal-Mart have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving an industry seen as key to helping cut carbon emissions.

With Whole Foods, Amazon on Collision Course with Wal-Mart

by Nandita Bose and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters 6/19/2017 7:20 am

With its $14 billion purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc., Amazon announced its intention to take on Wal-Mart in the brick-and-mortar world.

Stocks Dip as Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Hammers Grocery Stores

by Associated Press 6/16/2017 11:22 am

U.S. stocks are lower Friday as Amazon's $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods Market is sending grocery stores, big retailers, and food makers and distributors sharply lower.

NPD: Fueled by Back-to-School Sales, Wal-Mart Might Beat Amazon in Online Growth

by Gayathree Ganesan, Reuters 6/16/2017 11:01 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s online sales is likely to grow double than Amazon.com Inc. during the back-to-school season, helped by the Jet.com acquisition and competitive price offerings, industry research body NPD said.

Wal-Mart Adds to Portfolio, Buys Bonobos for $310M

by Lance Turner 6/16/2017 8:24 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville announces that it will buy online apparel retailer Bonobos Inc. for $310 million in cash.

Aldi Fires $3.4B Shot in US Supermarket Wars

by Nandita Bose, Reuters 6/12/2017 7:39 am

German grocery chain Aldi Inc. said on Sunday it would invest $3.4 billion to expand its U.S. store base to 2,500 by 2022, raising the stakes for rivals caught in a price war.

Amazon Offers Prime Discount to Those on Government Benefits

by Associated Press 6/6/2017 9:29 am

Amazon is making a play for low-income shoppers. The online leader is offering a discount on its pay-by-month Prime membership for people who receive government assistance.

Doug McMillon at Annual Meeting: 'We're Building A New Wal-Mart'

by Marty Cook 6/2/2017 4:01 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is recreating itself to better serve customers in today's changing world of retail. "We will compete with technology, but we will win with people," CEO Doug McMillon said.

Wal-Mart: Traditional Retailing Roots a Competitive Advantage

by Associated Press 6/2/2017 1:15 pm

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon is touting the company's traditional retailing roots as a competitive advantage as it seeks to take sales away from online giant Amazon at a time of industry upheaval.

Wal-Mart's Massive Delivery Hub Rises from Alabama Farmland

by Associated Press 6/2/2017 9:04 am

The humble beginnings of what will blossom into a mega-distribution center are beginning to take shape on west Mobile County farmland.

Watch the Wal-Mart Shareholders' Meeting Here

by Lance Turner 6/2/2017 7:29 am

Watch the Wal-Mart annual shareholders' meeting live beginning at 8 a.m.

Wal-Mart Tests Store Employee Delivery of Online Orders

by Associated Press 6/1/2017 12:58 pm

In its latest effort to compete with online giant Amazon, Walmart is testing a delivery service using its own store employees, who will deliver packages ordered online while driving home from their regular work shifts.

Wal-Mart Works to Close Gap Between Itself and Amazon

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press 5/30/2017 11:21 am

Even after an online spending spree, it may be hard for Wal-Mart to escape the Amazon in the room. Amazon keeps innovating too, implementing new technology and trying to make shopping more convenient.

Cuker Attorneys Seek $4.1M in Fees for Wal-Mart Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/29/2017 12:00 am

The lawyers who successfully represented a Southern California digital design firm in a lawsuit that resulted in a $12.4 million jury verdict last month against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have asked the U.S. District Court judge to award them court costs and attorneys’ fees.

Big Box Stores Pushing Hard on Alcohol Sales Nationwide

by Jan Cottingham 5/29/2017 12:00 am

The successful push by big grocers like Wal-Mart and Kroger to expand the selection of wine they sell in Arkansas wasn’t the first such effort and it won’t be the last.

David v. Goliath (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/29/2017 12:00 am

A recent story on the lawsuit between Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Cuker Interactive was just chock full of life lessons — clichés, really — whether you see yourself as David or Goliath.

Wal-Mart Expands Military Leave-Of-Absence Policy

by Associated Press 5/23/2017 11:24 am

Wal-Mart says it's expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by offering differential pay to all eligible employees who are on military assignments lasting more than three days.

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