08/17/2017 - 12:02pm
Walmart reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter amid surging online sales and an increase in store traffic.
 
08/11/2017 - 12:33pm

While everyone is focusing on pure play online giant Amazon, what they are likely missing is how brick and mortar retailers are driving ecommerce sales growth, noted TABS Analytics last week in a blog. "The TABS Analytics 10th Vitamin and Minerals Study revealed that online sales by traditional brick and mortar retailers propelled the market to an all-time high, growing an estimated 6% in the last year to reach $13.5 billion in annual sales," the company reported. "Walmart.com, specifically, had a breakout year for VMS sales. ... Though second in eCommerce, Walmart.com doubled its online share of mentions, growing to 9.1% in 2017. (TABS Analytics)

08/11/2017 - 11:34am

If Walmart were to acquire Birchbox, it would be the chain's fifth e-commerce acquisition since last August. 

08/09/2017 - 5:38pm

By analyzing the robust information flowing throughout its operations, the discounter has gained a real-time view of workflow across its pharmacy, distribution centers, stores and e-commerce, according to a company blog post.

08/09/2017 - 12:13pm

The company is expanding the deployment of its Scan & Go mobile app, which was being tested in approximately 12 stores across Northwest Arkansas, Florida, Texas and Georgia.

08/04/2017 - 10:54am

The bars are available in four varieties and were developed specifically for shoppers who follow a low-FODMAP diet and live with GI discomfort. 

08/03/2017 - 5:29pm

The arrival of German discount grocer Lidl and Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods Markets have ratcheted up the already intense grocery wars and put new pressure on existing players, including Walmart.

07/26/2017 - 10:11am

As chief information officer for Walmart, GSK's new chief digital & technology officer led a multi-year effort to transform Walmart in the use of data, analytics and digital engagement with its customers.

07/25/2017 - 12:57pm

According to comScore, Walmart.com is one of the largest e-commerce sites, with up to 100 million unique monthly visitors.