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Walmart's new feature has its e-commerce business growing faster than Amazon's

Walmart's e-commerce business is growing faster than Amazon's thanks to a big boost from its Click & Collect feature, which allows customers to order online and pick up in store without delivery fee.<p>"C&C is clearly driving loyalty and greater frequency to Walmart stores," Simeon Gutman, Morgan …

eCommerce

14 wonderfully unusual names for groups of animals

A quiver of cobras. A huddle of walruses. Can you guess the names of these groups of animals?

Walruses

Recycling in the United States is in serious trouble. How does it work?

You probably have no idea how recycling works.<p>Most Americans — who recycle nearly 87 million tons of waste each year — likely think that the plastic …

Sustainability

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

Scientists Have Just Measured The 'Speed of Death' of a Cell And It's Surprisingly Beautiful

The end comes in waves.<p>For the first time, scientists have watched death moving through a cell, and measured the speed at which it travels.<p>The …

Biology

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

L’Oréal looks to drive up ecommerce sales in AR partnership with Facebook

L’Oréal is partnering with Facebook to develop augmented reality experiences for its brands as it looks to improve the customer experience and drive …

eCommerce

How to Drive Traffic to Your E-commerce Website

Running after the organic audience can be a woe if not done in the right way, read how to drive the specific and targeted audience to your e-commerce website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur …

Marketing

5 Tips for Starting a Successful Side Hustle

The side hustle is more popular than ever. According to a recent survey, 51 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 37 occasionally moonlight, …

Entrepreneurship

Python Disrupts the Programming Language World- Gets Hot and Popular

Python is one of the fastest growing languages currently. It is undeniable that more and more programmers use Python and deploy it to the best of …

The thought experiment: What would happen if everyone on the planet suddenly went vegan?

Believe it or not, releasing billions of domesticated animals into the wild would presents a few logistical problems (but also solves some others).<p>1. …

Diets

An Amazon Search Is Worth a Lot More Than a Google Search

Amazon's ad business still has a lot of growth left in it.<p><b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) has become the No. 1 source for online product searches, besting …

eCommerce

Why Venmo Is Not A Social Network (And Shouldn't Want To Be One)

Payment platforms are ten-a-penny these days (Square, Stripe, WorldPay, Google Wallet the list goes on) but most stories in this arena cite Venmo thanks to its early-mover status, smart marketing and having PayPal as its parent company. Recent stories from Buzzfeed and others have poked at Venmo …

Venmo

Don’t know what size screw you’re looking at? Amazon’s Part Finder can help

Your days of going to Lowe’s or Home Depot with a random screw in your hand and a look of quiet desperation on your face will soon be behind you, and …

Lowe's

How Kylie Jenner Built One of the Fastest-Growing Beauty Brands Ever

It took less than two years for Kylie Cosmetics to reach an estimated $630 million in sales.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Excerpted from</i> Growth IQ: Get Smarter About The Choices That Will Make Or Break Your Business <i>by Tiffani Bova with permission of Portfolio, an</i> …

Social Media

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Amazon, Alibaba And Nike All Point To The Next Innovation In Retail: Personalized Physical Spaces

Last week I wrote a piece entitled, “Amazon Go Means Goodbye Status Quo.” <i></i>The piece not only heaped praise on Amazon but also highlighted how Amazon Go, over the long-run, is about far more than the mere buzzwords of “checkout-free shopping.” The thesis is that if one studies Amazon Go closely, he …

eCommerce

When Cost-Plus Pricing Is a Good Idea

Cost-plus pricing is a lot like the romance novel genre, in that it’s widely ridiculed yet tremendously popular. Almost every manager I know will claim they hate pricing based only on costs. Yet cost-plus pricing remains the most widespread pricing method, used to price everything from a bottle of …

For Amazon, Prime Day Is More About the Future Than the Present

Amazon.com's (AMZN) annual Prime Day has become a big hit, but not just for the sales it generates on the day itself.<p>Sure, the e-commerce giant will …

Fashion is undergoing a fundamental shift, and it's great news for Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters is at the forefront of a new trend in fashion, and analysts say the retailer could benefit for the next 10 years.<p>For over a decade, skinny jeans and loose-fitting tops have been the dominant fashion trend. Now these items are increasingly being replaced by high-waisted jeans and …

What’s Next for Cult Fashion Items on Instagram as the Platform Becomes More Shoppable

There was once a time when scrolling through an Instagram feed full of influencers was the equivalent of people watching in a fashion-forward …

The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

How soccer players communicate in the age of highly multilingual clubs

During this season’s Champions League group stage, a photo circulated online of Italian club AS Roma’s “Player Languages” sheet. The list denoted the …

'Ant-Man' Physicist Who Named the Quantum Realm Explains What It Is

Caltech mathematical physicist Spyridon “Spiros” Michalakis named the Quantum Realm for Marvel. He wrote this to help us understand it<p>There is real …

Scientists use test-tube science to save nearly extinct rhino

Scientists say they’ve used human test-tube baby techniques to try to save the nearly extinct northern white rhino.<p>In an improbable experiment, they are trying to resurrect an entire subspecies using dead males, two infertile remaining females, and some closely related southern white rhinos.<p>And …

Walmart Adds Chief Customer Officer Role to Further Integrate Stores and E-Commerce

Walmart (wmt) announced the creation of a new c-suite role, chief customer officer, a top-level position aimed at making sure its digital business …

China’s heartland towns have given rise to a new e-commerce giant

For the past several months, the most-downloaded shopping app for the iPhone in China hasn’t been Alibaba’s Taobao or Tmall. Nor has it been from JD.com, the e-commerce giant known for lightning-fast deliveries.<p>Instead it’s been Pinduoduo, according to data from App Annie. An online shopping …

eCommerce

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

3 Psychological Reasons Why Buyers Crave Reviews

Consumers use reviews as a source of information and to increase their sense of social belonging.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter where you look, it seems like every piece of marketing advice is highlighting the importance of customer reviews. From Google star …

Marketing

The three types of Amazon buyers — and how other e-tailers can lure them away

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly why and how customers are buying on Amazon — and …

eCommerce