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Report: Suppliers of Wal-Mart and Jet at risk for audits, chargebacks

The low cost mission of Wal-Mart is similar to that of Jet.com, and the recent purchase of Jet by Wal-Mart could spell audit trouble for suppliers …

Why Amazon Is Leaving Legacy Retailers in the Dust

What is the secret to the unparalleled success that keeps Amazon growing while so many traditional retailers are shutting their doors?

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​Amazon plaatst pakketautomaten bij Aldi

Amazon heeft in Duitsland afhaalautomaten geplaatst bij filialen van Aldi. In vier supermarkten kunnen consumenten hun bestellingen bij Amazon …

Jack Ma’s New Global Trade Dream: empowering SMEs!

Founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, announced the creation of an electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP), last september. He made it a …

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Amazon has weaknesses. You can compete — without discounts.

An article from<p>Amazon has taken over in such a way that the phenomenon is called, the Amazon Effect. The experience shoppers have with your brand and …

How Amazon is disrupting grocery

Of all Amazon’s retail ambitions — an online juggernaut that began with books and has expanded to everything under the sun — its grocery effort …

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Amazon to control 70 percent of the voice-controlled speaker market this year

Amazon is dominating the voice-controlled speaker market, according to a new forecast from eMarketer out this morning. The maker of the Echo-branded speakers will have 70.6 percent of all voice-enabled speaker users in the U.S. this year – well ahead of Google Home’s 23.8 percent and other, smaller …

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Study: Amazon private label brands crushing competitors across categories

Dive Brief:<p>Amazon's private label initiatives are experiencing runaway growth across a range of key product categories, even emerging as the online …

Why the Retail Crisis Could Be Coming to American Groceries

The American grocery store has so far been mostly immune to the ravages of online shopping and the all around apocalyptic outlook facing the nation's …

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Amazon’s Ambitions Unboxed: Stores for Furniture, Appliances and More

SEATTLE — Last Sunday in Palm Springs, Calif., Jeffrey P. Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot and began flailing his arms as though warming up for a workout, causing the robot’s enormous appendages to mimic his movements.<p>“Why do I feel so much like …

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LOHAS Consumers Shop Their Values Driven by Health & Environmental Concerns 2017 Market LOHAS Survey – MilTech

<i>Health & the environment are changing the way many consumers shop for groceries, according to the 2017 Market LOHAS Health & Natural Consumer</i> …

Amazon Launches Premium Service in Mexico

Amazon fights for Mexican market share with established competitors<p>MEXICO CITY--Amazon.com Inc. on Tuesday launched Amazon Prime in Mexico, raising its profile in a country where at least a half-dozen companies are competing for market share.<p>Mexico is the 13th country where Amazon is offering the …

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AmazonFresh now bringing groceries to South Florida doors

AmazonFresh is now bringing the bacon -- along with eggs and milk -- to South Florida doorsteps.<p>The Seattle-based retailer's online grocery service …

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The Bad News and the Really Bad News for Retailers Fighting Amazon.com

Amazon.com’s ability to sustain its retail growth rate will determine the fate of the rest of the retail industry<p>Here is a thought that should make investors in U.S. retailers tremble: Amazon.com could inflict roughly the same amount of cumulative pain on its competitors over the next three years …

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In Its Battle With Amazon, Best Buy Gets A Fighting Chance From Shoppers

It’s been five years since Best Buy unwittingly acquired the “showroom” moniker thanks to online-upstart-turned-serious-competitor Amazon.com. I’ve previously detailed the showroom showdown between the two electronics giants as well as Best Buy’s issues converting its shoppers into buyers. And …

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Amazon Alexa taps WebMD to answer your health questions

WebMD has announced that its glut of medical and health information is now accessible through Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, giving users a way to …

How an army of postmen is turning China's rural stores into the world's largest retail network

Lou Wener works damn hard. "Five am to 10pm, seven days a week, including national holidays," the 45-year-old shopkeeper says distractedly behind the …

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AmazonFresh Moves In to South Florida

<b>SEATTLE, WA -</b> As Amazon continues to seek a firmer foothold in grocery and other retail sectors, its Fresh arm has announced an expansion into the</b> …

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Amazon Rolls Out Private-Label Vitamins

Share Email<p>The variety of Amazon private-label products continues to grow, adding convenience for brand-loyal Amazon Prime members and causing …

Driving CPG Innovation with a Digital Lab

How can consumer packaged goods organizations optimize their processes and resources in order to achieve faster innovation? Today, CPG laboratories …

Virginia is the first state to pass a law allowing robots to deliver straight to your door

Idaho and Florida may be next.<p>Virginia has made robotics history. The commonwealth is the first state to pass legislation allowing delivery robots to operate on sidewalks and crosswalks across the state.<p>The new law goes into effect on July 1 and was signed into law by the governor last Friday.<p>The …

Walmart Pay tweaked to speed up pharmacy refills, money transfers

Walmart U.S. CEO Greg Foran recently said the retailer would unveil new convenience options with its mobile app. And so they have. The retailer …

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Brand X Journal •

<b>Harvard Business Review</b>: “Despite the many advantages of … digital goods, companies find again and again that people value and are willing to pay …

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Amazon confirms its checkout-free grocery store will sell alcohol

Back in December, Amazon unveiled its vision for the grocery industry: Amazon Go. A concept store in Seattle with no lines, checkouts, or registers, …

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Amazon vs. Google: Who Will Win the Most Voice-First Shoppers?

Remember The Clapper? The plug-in device flipped on and off your household lights with a double clap of your hands. The Clapper blew... > Read …

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Amazon Can't Kick Its Spending Habit - Bloomberg Gadfly

Which is the real Amazon.com Inc.? Is it the company whose 2016 operating profit was five times the level of three years earlier? Or is it the Amazon …

Beer to go? Amazon applies for liquor license at its secretive grocery store

SAN FRANCISCO – Amazon has applied for a liquor license for its secretive drive-through grocery store in Seattle, one of the first official documents that links the almost-complete site to the online sales behemoth.<p>Plans for the 9,700 square-foot building describe it as “a new model of grocery …

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