October 20th, 2017
Analysts are discussing the recent reports of Lord & Taylor selling on Walmart.com, along with the development of an online mall: “A deal between the two retailers, which is not yet complete, is a step in the creation of an online mall that consumers would access through Walmart’s site. Walmart-owned brands, including Bonobos, Jet.com, ModCloth, Moosejaw and ShoeBuy, also seem likely to be included.” Supplier Takeaway: Will an Online Mall Concept Succeed? Will Walmart be able to leverage its purchases...Read More
October 20th, 2017
Some analysts think that Walmart is going to continue dominating the retail scene, even with competitors like Aldi and Lidl: “Walmart is viewed as having a leg up on competitors such as Aldi and Lidl for several reasons, including its growing online/digital capabilities, expanding private label programs, one-stop shopping appeal, and highly efficient operations that help the retailer maintain highly competitive prices.” Supplier Takeaway: Don’t Discount Walmart. Ever. Walmart has the resources to continue its dominance, even if it...Read More
October 19th, 2017
There are reports that Lord & Taylor may begin selling via Walmart.com: “The move is part of an effort to bring in new, wealthier customers to Walmart’s website, which Walmart’s U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore, also the founder of Jet.com, has said is a new priority. “We do not comment on rumors and speculation,” a Hudson’s Bay spokesperson told Retail Dive, and a Walmart.com spokesperson declined to comment to Retail Dive on the story.“ Supplier Takeaway: Removing All Doubt If this report...Read More
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