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Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Omnichannel: A Major Growth Driver Walmart’s second-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to gain from its solid omnichannel efforts. To this end, the company’s focus on enhancing merchandise assortments and undertaking store remodeling initiatives bodes well. Also, its compelling pricing strategy is a sales driver. These factors along with Walmart’s strong e-commerce business have been […]

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon’s determination to offer shoppers the best deals is prompting merchants selling products on its marketplace to raise their prices on competing websites, a testament to the company’s growing influence over the e-commerce market. Amazon constantly scans rivals’ prices to see if they’re lower. When it discovers a product is cheaper on, say, Walmart.com, Amazon […]

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

A recent report from LendEdu compared prices on products across five categories at Target, Amazon, and Walmart to find which one actually offers the lowest prices. The report found that Walmart offers the lowest prices on average, followed by Amazon, then Target, though different retailers reigned supreme in different categories. Below, we break down the report to show you which retailer […]

Supply Chain News: US Aluminum Suppliers Milking Tariffs to Raise Prices, Molson Coors Executive Says | SupplyChain Digest

Supply Chain News: US Aluminum Suppliers Milking Tariffs to Raise Prices, Molson Coors Executive Says | SupplyChain Digest

Tariffs on some foreign goods and materials, predominantly of course Chinese-made goods but also broad-based tariffs on some metal imports, were designed in theory to drive production back to US factories. It isn’t always working out that way, that’s for sure. Case in point: A recent guest column in the Wall Street Journal by Pete […]

Walmart’s New Pricing Tool Allows Suppliers to Factor in Cost of Tariffs | Transport Topics

Walmart’s New Pricing Tool Allows Suppliers to Factor in Cost of Tariffs | Transport Topics

Walmart Inc. has updated the information network used daily by its suppliers to let them submit cost increases that are directly attributable to higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The retailer introduced the tool, dubbed “Cost Change Scenario,” a year ago and has been rolling it out across product categories, according to internal memos and […]

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Woman: Retailer Should Honor Penny Label on Display | NBC 6 South Florida

Woman: Retailer Should Honor Penny Label on Display | NBC 6 South Florida

It was a deal so good, Robin Puppo could not believe her eyes. “I’m like, oh my God, what is this?” she said. “It’s marked as a penny.” The vacuum Robin wanted was on display at the Walmart near Sawgrass Mills Mall. She says the label under it read one cent. “It’s a $279 machine,” […]

Walmart Raises Price of Plus-Sized Clothing, Citing Production Costs | Newsweek

Walmart Raises Price of Plus-Sized Clothing, Citing Production Costs | Newsweek

A store in Sydney, Nova Scotia advertised a George brand women’s T-shirt for $9.97- until the sizes hit 1X. The shirts that came in 1X-3X  sizes cost $2 more than the original. George brand clothing is made exclusively in Walmart, and price differences for plus-sized people also applied across the United States. The stark difference […]

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

NEW YORK: As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription medicine for aches, colds and allergies. Median prices for over-the-counter (OTC), private-brand medicine sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and CVS Health Corp were about 20% higher than Basic Care, the OTC […]