Tag: Wal-Mart

Walmart’s Low-Price Strategy Breaks Down Online | RetailWire

Walmart’s Low-Price Strategy Breaks Down Online | RetailWire

Walmart is known for its commitment to low prices, but the company is discovering that shipping the lowest-priced products is making it tough to turn a profit with e-commerce. So, the chain has begun encouraging consumer package goods vendors to provide higher-priced items to sell on Walmart.com. Earlier in February, Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore […]

Wal-Mart Sharpens Online Edge, Join Forces With Rakuten | Zacks.com

Wal-Mart Sharpens Online Edge, Join Forces With Rakuten | Zacks.com

With the objective of capitalizing on the booming online shopping, Rakuten and Seiyu GK, a subsidiary of Walmart have reached a new agreement to launch “Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper”, a new online grocery delivery service in Japan. The service is likely to be launched in the latter half of 2018. Through the partnership both the companies […]

Is Wal-Mart Making Another Fashion Faux Pas? | The Motley Fool

Is Wal-Mart Making Another Fashion Faux Pas? | The Motley Fool

No fashion sense A decade ago, Wal-Mart sought to keep pace with rival Target and its trendy clothing lines by launching fashions from Max Azria, Norma Kamali, and other designers. The retailer’s aspirations even went so far as to cause it to open an office in the middle of Manhattan’s fashion district. Not surprisingly, it […]

Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc’s online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the “low price leader” title. Wal-Mart has aggressively invested in making its prices more competitive against brick-and-mortar rivals since the start of the year. Now, the shrinking gap is also […]

Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Amazon is losing its edge in the low-price wars online. A new price study spanning 700 days found that Walmart’s prices online are now just 0.3% more expensive than Amazon’s on average, Reuters reports. That’s down from a 3% premium last year. In some categories, Walmart’s prices were significantly lower than Amazon’s, the study by […]

The best TV deals of Black Friday 2017 from Walmart, Best Buy, and more | The Verge

The best TV deals of Black Friday 2017 from Walmart, Best Buy, and more | The Verge

Black Friday is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to purchase a new TV. There are dozens of deals from dozens of outlets, but don’t fret: we’ve pulled together an exhaustive list of the best TV deals you’ll find this year. The best TV to buy on Black Friday The best deal this […]

Walmart Vs Target: Best ‘Black Friday’ 2017 Deals | Forbes

Walmart Vs Target: Best ‘Black Friday’ 2017 Deals | Forbes

Walmart’s Black Friday 2017 sales discounts are huge but Target TGT -1.09%’s Black Friday deals are almost as impressive. So with a huge list of savings between them covering iPhones, Galaxy smartphones, Xbox and PS4 consoles, premium and budget HDTVs, Google Home and even Amazon’s Kindle and Echo which retailer comes out on top? Let’s […]

This Is the Wrong Move for Wal-Mart | The Motley Fool

This Is the Wrong Move for Wal-Mart | The Motley Fool

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has built its image around offering “everyday low prices,” but the giant retailer’s latest move could put that reputation in jeopardy. According to The Wall Street Journal, Wal-Mart has been quietly raising prices for household items like Colgate toothbrushes and Kraft macaroni and cheese on its website. For certain items, Wal-Mart is listing prices in store that are slightly […]

Walmart’s Next Pricing Strategy Is…Raising Select Prices Online? | Retail TouchPoints

Walmart’s Next Pricing Strategy Is…Raising Select Prices Online? | Retail TouchPoints

“Providing a cheaper price or a discount for picking up an online order in-store makes sense — after all, it is cheaper for Walmart to fulfill in this way and it gets the potential benefit of incremental sales when the customer collects,” said Neil Saunders, Managing Director at GlobalData Retail, in a RetailWire discussion. “However, […]

Shopper highlights Walmart price inconsistencies | WAFF-TV

Shopper highlights Walmart price inconsistencies | WAFF-TV

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – Price matching can save consumers the trouble of traveling to different stores, but some stores don’t even price match their own items. This is true for retail giant Walmart, however, it depends on the location and not necessarily what the item may be. WAFF 48 News stopped at five Huntsville area locations to […]