Walmart

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere—Unless You’ve Been Acquired by Wal-Mart

The retailing giant bought Jet.com for $3.3 billion, then had to cope with its weekly happy hour<p>Hoboken, N.J.—Soon after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. bought Jet.com Inc., employees at the e-commerce startup learned how dry life under the retail behemoth could be.<p>That’s because Wal-Mart took away all the …

Trends

Forget Obamacare and Trumpcare: Boeing, GE, and Other Companies Are Reforming Healthcare on Their Own

How several of America's biggest companies are reforming healthcare regardless of what the federal government does.<p>Obamacare is struggling. Trumpcare …

Health Care

Amazon hits back after Walmart tells suppliers to stop using its cloud services

Amazon has accused Walmart of trying to coerce its technology suppliers into rejecting Amazon's cloud computing service in favour of rival …

Amazon Web Services

Walmart tells some tech providers not to use AWS if they want Walmart's business

Apple Pay

So Yeon Ryu wins in Arkansas; 1st 2-time winner this year

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate — without any hint of drama or suspense.<p>And the third-ranked South Korean might just have used victory Sunday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship as a springboard for a possible rise to No. 1 in the world.<p>Ryu became the LPGA …

Golf

When Will Amazon Replace Wal-Mart or Home Depot on the Dow?

The leading online retailer deserves a Dow 30 spot after its inevitable stock split, and it can replace either of the two existing retail …

Stocks

Wal-Mart Said to Steer Clear of Making Rival Bid for Whole Foods - Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc.’s path to acquiring Whole Foods Market Inc. looks clear.<p>Wal-Mart Stores Inc., one of the few retailers with the resources to mount a …

Business

Friday's Big Fight - Wal-Mart And Amazon Go Toe To Toe But Apple Is The Clear Winner

Russell "Reconstitution" will make for an interesting day.<p>Yesterday's Russell (/TF) long made a quick $500, Oil (/CL) jumped $1,300, Gasoline (/RB) …

Stocks

Hundreds Of Entrepreneurs Head To Bentonville, Ark., For Walmart's Open Call For U.S. Manufacturers

For the past four years, Walmart has set aside one day a year where manufacturers of American products – however small – could pitch their goods to a buyer at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters. This year, the retailing giant’s open call day will be next Wednesday, June 28, and more than 500 …

News (U.S.)

How the D-FW grocery market looks before Amazon puts Whole Foods on the doorstep | Retail

The grocery business is bracing for a tsunami.<p>And this one could be as forceful as the early 2000s, when Wal-Mart scaled an established industry to …

Trends

The Frame by Samsung - 55" Class 4K UHD TV - UN55LS003AFXZA - Sam's Club

Specifications<p>View a professionally curated library of 100 works of art from 10 different genres, or use My Collection to create a personalized art …

4K Ultra HD

‘Pick that cloud, lose our business’: What to do

Here’s a shocker: Wal-Mart is telling some technology companies that if they want Wal-Mart’s business, they can’t use Amazon Web Services. (Wal-Mart …

Amazon Web Services

My Wife and I Don’t Use a Budget - You Might Not Have to Use One Either

I have a confession. My wife and I no longer budget. We used to sit down at the beginning of every month and plan out our spending. We just no longer …

Budgeting

Could Walmart Buy Costco to Take on Amazon? Well ...

I heard a rumor out there that Walmart (WMT) might consider acquiring Costco (COST) to offset the Amazon (AMZN) buyout of Whole Foods (WFM) . Just a …

Stocks

Amazon Purchases Whole Foods: The Global Context

Much is being written about this purchase.<p>Some think Besos knows what he is doing.<p>We will see. He is entering a tough and highly competitive industry.<p>…

Business

The Absurd Idea That Amazon Should Be Broken Up As A Monopoly

That Amazon is a large company is true, that it continues to grow is also true. It is even possibly true that it has market dominance in some areas and thus pricing power. The question we want to ask though is not whether that is true, but is it exercising such power to the detriment of consumers? …

Opinion

Target’s Been Talking Food for a Decade. Now Amazon Could Eat Bullseye’s Lunch - Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc.’s $13.7 billion bid for Whole Foods Market Inc. sent shock waves across the retail industry: Investors and rivals suddenly had to …

Trends

41 Florida small businesses will present to Wal-Mart next week

Walmart is inviting more than 500 businesses from across the nation – including 41 manufacturing in Florida – to present their Made in the USA …

Fortune 500

Kroger, Walmart have time to bid for Whole Foods, but is it worth it?

It’s been one week since Amazon’s (AMZN) bombshell $13.7-billion bid for Whole Foods Market (WFM) was made public. But with the deal yet to be signed and sealed, there’s still time for other competitors to ignite a bidding war for the struggling grocery chain…the question is: Will the effort be …

Fortune 500

What Customers Want At Grocery Stores

Is Kroger's Customer 1st strategy a good use of time and resources?<p>Several observations show that price is the most important factor for customers at …

Stocks

A Bidding War for Whole Foods? Vetting Amazon's Potential Adversaries

Only a few companies are capable of disrupting Amazon's offer to acquire Whole Foods. Here's a look at the most likely candidates.<p>After <b>Whole Foods</b> …

Stocks

Cramer: This market is scared of Amazon, and it's fighting back

In a market that has plenty to worry about, whether it be the Senate health care bill, retail's demise, or impending deflation, Jim Cramer says it is …

Jim Cramer

Retail's Last Hurrah Against Amazon

Online shopping is a $395 billion industry, but it's only about 8% of total retail sales in the U.S.<p>Amazon is the 800-pound gorilla in online …

Business

Braven’s affordable Stryde 360 Bluetooth speaker is ready to hit the summer surf

Why it matters to you<p>Do you prefer to have a soundtrack for your outdoor adventures? Braven Audio's $100 Stryde 360 Bluetooth speaker is up to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Wal-Mart to Vendors: Get Off Amazon Cloud -- WSJ

The battle between the King Kong and Godzilla of retail has moved into the cloud.<p>Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can't run applications for the retailer on Amazon.com Inc.'s leading cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services, several …

Markets

This $10 Bottle Of Bubbly Is The Only Sparkling Wine You Should Ever Buy

You'll never guess where you can find it.<p>Like the award-winning but alarmingly cheap wines at Walmart, Sam's Club, and Costco before it, this bottle …

Sparkling Wine

How Will Costco Compete With Amazon-Whole Foods?

, Contributor<p>Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is likely to disrupt the grocery industry, and Amazon looks set to emerge as a strong competitor to players such as Wal-Mart, Target and Costco, eating into their market shares and changing the grocery industry dynamics. While most players have …

Whole Foods

Amazon's Whole Foods Buy Could Transform Retail CRE

<i>By Ian Ritter</i><p>Nothing has disrupted retail real estate over the last decade, save the Great Recession, more than Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The e-commerce …

Business

Wal-Mart Is Still Attractive

Amazon will need to invest substantially in distribution network to compete with Wal-Mart.<p>Whole Foods acquisition will not provide Amazon with the …

Business

3 Reasons Why Grocery Stocks Are Toxic Right Now

Grocery stocks plummeted last week following a weak earnings report by Kroger and the Amazon-Whole Foods deal. Here's why supermarkets stocks are …

Stocks