Walmart+ is brilliant because it has the chance to leverage something Amazon does not have — 4,753 Walmart stores.
Amazon’s plans to use a smart shopping cart in its new and still unopened Woodland Hills, CA grocery store concept could signal a gigantic misstep.
Lululemon’s acquisition of Mirror checks all four boxes of what makes for great omnichannel retailing.
Forbes | Apparel Retailers Could Learn A Valuable Lesson From Walmart’s New Self-Checkout Test Store
If Walmart can test full self-checkout in one of its stores, then there is nothing that should stop similar technologies from also coming soon to a mall near you.
In a move its competitors will soon regret, Walmart locks down a deal with Shopify that could set Walmart apart for years to come.
Walmart’s new partnership with thredUP shows that it has learned from its past digital experiments and is now moving smartly into the future.
Forbes | The Value Of Amazon Buying J.C. Penney Could Far Exceed That Of Buying Target, Kohl’s, Or Anyone Else
Amazon buying J.C. Penney could become one the smartest moves Amazon has ever made.
Chris Walton discusses for the Robin Report why retail could one day look and feel a lot like the airline industry.
Kohl’s can argue its real estate is an advantage all it wants, but nothing changes the fact that it still suffers from the same issues that plague all department stores.
New Sam’s Club CEO Kath McLay’s first 100 days have been a baptism by a COVID-19 fire, but that hasn’t stopped her or the company from keeping its momentum of innovation going.
Walmart’s Express delivery program is tone deaf and could only exacerbate the already growing concerns across the food supply chain.
Forbes | Sam’s Club’s New Concierge Shopping Service For Seniors Sets A High Bar For Retail Innovation
On March 27, Sam’s Club rolled out a new concierge service to all 600 of its stores, whereby seniors and at risk club members can shop at Sam’s Club without ever having to leave their cars. The whole concept took Sam’s Club just six days to design and rollout across its entire chain.
Chris Walton shares his thought on the latest research report from Takeoff Technologies on how to win in online groceries.
As easy as it is to rush to reopen, shopping malls should take the opposite approach and use the time to experiment and create a better business model for the future.