Walmart said sales rose in the most recent quarter, a sign that the retailer continues to take market share from competitors and benefit from strong consumer spending ahead of the … Continue Reading Today’s Top Talk
Today’s Top Talk touches on free two-hour grocery delivery for Amazon Prime members and the replacement of Walmart’s Jetblack CEO.
Today’s Top Talk touches on Walmart making moves into holiday season early, Hy-Vee’s new store formats, and Amazon’s Q3 profit falls and misses.
Today’s Top Talk covers the expansion of Amazon package pickup locations, the passing of Apple Pay over Starbucks as the most popular payment app in the US, and Amazon’s predicted expenses to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods on its site.
Today’s Top Talk covers the potential purchase of FreshDirect from either Amazon or Walmart, and introduces Walmart’s new in home grocery delivery service.
Amazon plans to have 70 planes in use by 2021, as it continues to expand its fleet. Today, Amazon has 39 aircraft in use as it continues to push the boundaries in delivery speed. By comparison, as of recent estimates UPS has 251 aircraft in their fleet and FedEx maintains 671.
Amazon is shutting down their two-year-old Instagram competitor, Spark, as other mobile-first visual shopping apps such as Wish, Depop and Mercari rise.
Over the last few years, Amazon has introduced over 900 “lockers” around the US giving their customers an alternative point of delivery, beyond their front doorstep, to receive Amazon products. Often located … Continue Reading Commerce at Coachella — Amazon’s purposeful promotion of last-mile dominance.
The flop has been dealt. The bets are starting to escalate. Where’s Norman Chad’s play-by-play when we need it. Google and Walmart just upped the ante on Amazon.