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How Walmart is taking on Amazon

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Between a flurry of acquisitions, strong digital sales and an increased international presence, Walmart is going toe-to-toe with Amazon in the online retail battle.
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Lenka Utsugi (6 months ago)
Amazon win
Mark R (9 months ago)
If Walmart wants to compete with Amazon, in my opinion and suggestion is to convert all their stores to Warehouses, not only they have the real estate advantage of the World, but also the proximity to their customers. People want their stuff in hours not on days. The main question here is the Automation and the Tecnology of Logistics, Amazon have the advantage here, for the moment.
john smith (9 months ago)
fuck shit mart and fuck they waltons their stores are killing america
Nas Is (10 months ago)
they will fail amazon is king
Ant Nam (10 months ago)
They have the money to compete.
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Lol fuck Walmart its only for Americans I'm from Ireland and amazon has always been for people worldwide
Darrell Westphal (10 months ago)
I don't know what's going on in the head Department of Walmart the CEO of the head people in that company are doing the worst job they could ever possibly do if they don't change or fired some people that store is going out. I have been a customer of Walmart's for years and I've seen it decline over the years but just recently I would say the past two years it has gotten very bad all of the merchandise that I have purchased from them seems to be the worst cheapest crap I have ever bought most of it does not work or it breaks very easily everything and that store has gone down in quality the only thing that is good for is the food and as we all know we can go elsewhere for that. In fact I am no longer buying anything that does not have to do with food from that store anymore I used to go there for convenience but it is better to go a little bit out of my way and go to a store specifically made for that item and get better quality merchandise then to buy from Walmart and have a piece of junk to deal with. And if they don't straighten your act up there going to lose the people that are going there for food too because we all know we can go to Kroger's or Albertsons or some of the grocery store to get our food. I hope that the CEOs of Walmart read my message they better get it together they're losing customers in droves by the hundreds each week who are our nation. What I said is a fact I recently purchased a DVD burner I have been buying Magnavox burners from them since 2006 2 every two years and recently I got the worst one that I have ever purchased and it is not due to the fact that this one is self is bad though it is it is also because they changed brands to make it cheaper for themselves not us and in doing so made the product to where it practically does not do half as much as they used to do and then very poorly I am so displeased with it that I'm about to give it away for free and buy one new at Best Buy or someplace like that I will never again shop in Walmart for nothing but food. I have recently bought last summer a window air conditioning unit they used to be constructed very well they had a plate in between that separated the outside to the inside temperature used to be made the metal jacket that separated the outside temperature from the inside temperature was made of a metal jacket with Styrofoam in the middle they recently took away the metal and just left the styrofoam they are getting cheaper and cheaper in their products and they think that we the customers cannot see what they are doing they think us to be foolish but we are not and because they feel that way towards us and their product they are losing customers hundreds every week throughout the nation soon if they do not change their ways they will go the way of Kmart I hope they see my message and get the message if they don't they probably will fall within 2 years. I recommend that all of you out there that are reading this message and know it to be true find somewhere else to buy your goods you will be much happier for doing so. Thank you for your time and you all have a good day.
Brock Wise (10 months ago)
I hate Walmart, Amazon all the way
Mike Ziav (1 month ago)
why you hate walmart for?
Richard Magness (10 months ago)
My experience with Walmart has been poor in their shipping of my orders either they are placed out in the open on my stairs or damaged where the contents are exposed. I do work at Amazon and I am also close to people who work at Walmart so I can testify that the work environments are different. Both are demanding but Amazon rewards your effort with employee benefits and support while Walmart in this area falls short. It will be interesting to see how both companies fair as they evolve their acquisitions or take lessons from their successes and failures.
bengalibadass (10 months ago)
Bezos needs to be pinned down. Amazon needs to be shut down. They are absolute frauds
Jeremy Kosiba (1 month ago)
Three Dog Bengali Badass needs to put the blunt down lol
Three Dog (10 months ago)
bengalibadass you know nothing, Amazon and e commerce are the future of consumer goods and walmart is updating and improving the way they sell and not letting amazon have the edge
Andy Raman (10 months ago)
Walmart is really pushing do or die in India as of now
x5914sT7d931Hw 8C41A7g3M0s6x4 (10 months ago)
I own 3,000 shares of Berkshire Hathaway; 13,500 shares of Apple; 1,400 shares of Amazon; 10,000 shares of Coca-Cola 2,000 shares of GE; and other investments/real estate. I started investing when I was 17 years old. I am very tight with my money. I do not like buy anything. I only like to buy stocks. I have a economics degree from MIT, a finance degree from Harvard. In high school I was a book worm. My parents/lawyers would hire professors and they would come to the house and teach me advanced mathematics, economics, finance, and other subjects. I went to a private Catholic high school. Advice for the young-get into a private all boys or all girls school, do very well, study hard, forget about friends, score high on SAT, then you can get into Harvard, Yale, MIT, John Hopkins, etc. Good luck.
Clee4000 (10 months ago)
Wal Mart will just lose too Amazon. Wal Mart can't go toe too toe with Amazon! Amazon has way more stuff then. What? Wal Mart's sells.
Zion lords (7 months ago)
Clee4000 WalMart is a giant I don't think Amazon will end Walmart they will both be around just competing with eachother. Walmart is just yo smart and too damn big and they got so much money.
Xandy Mi (10 months ago)
Two-day shipping from Walmart is debatably better than Amazon’s My city doesn’t have an amazon store but it does have 5+ Walmart’s
Xandy Mi (10 months ago)
Sultan Alsobh lol bakersfield
Sultan Alsobh (10 months ago)
Xandy Mi Which city honey, I will demand Amazon to build a new store just for you, :D
Tough Shit (10 months ago)
Why so greedy Walmart....does this mean they can afford to give their retail staff better raises.....YES THEY CAN
Jek Tono Porkins (10 months ago)
Last time I checked Walmart pays $11/hour while the federal minimum wage is $7.20/hr.
isaiahbruckhaus (10 months ago)
Rob M be that as it may. 29 Billion in Family worth within a year... i hope its still worth the struggle for them. 10 Billion was the net income of 2018 not just 'sales'. The revenue was more akin to 500 billion. Though I agree they can't raise wages. If every company in (online)retail has its stick that makes them profitable like *Amazon* argues its employees are *working in warehouse logistics and not retail* and *Costco* has the lowest profit margins in the industry but is still on solid footing with *high volumes per individual purchase* despite standout employees pay+benefits. So does Walmart not open stores in States exceeding a set amount of minimum wage, because their business model intrinsically relies on their *employees self exploitation.* The projection of their principles in buying inventory either you accept this price or *you are not* towards their employees. Sure that might be oversimplified but its the essential problem Walmart has in public perception and they know it, which is why their recruitment material sounds like every sentence will end in _"see we aren't that bad to our employees"_ which granted their conditions aren't so much different to Amazon but at least amazon doesn't require you to smile like an accidental lobotomized.
Interesting Economics (10 months ago)
Manush Shah you're wasting your time. These economic retards don't understand how business works at all. They hear numbers like 10 billion dollars in sales and they think every executive and big investor is making and will continue making billions every year. They are completely oblivious to how much a company like walmart is actually struggling to make sure it doesn't start closing stores in a few years.
Manush Shah (10 months ago)
Tough Shit Can you not? If Walmart doesn’t do what they are doing right now they will be a dead company in few years. They have to spend money on this to compete against amazon and is not an option for them.
Bobby mays (10 months ago)
Why did i get notified with this?
Riccardo Bassini (10 months ago)
Mee too wtf
Tobias Adams (10 months ago)
Ok wall-e