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Is Sears Making a Back-to-School Comeback? — Forbes.com

August 3rd, 2015

  Sears has had its share of problems over the past couple of years with slow sales and a discouraged workforce. But 2015 back-to-school may be the season of Sears’ comeback: “Sears, which has suffered a decade of sales declines, is hemorrhaging money and closing stores, generated the greatest value perception hike of all retailers measured compared to 2014, the survey found.“ Resources for Walmart Suppliers 8th & Walton Blog Saturday Morning Meeting for Suppliers Courses for Walmart Suppliers  

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Jet Flies on Price: Is That Enough? — RetailDIVE

August 3rd, 2015

  Jet has taken off and at least some analysts are saying that it’s beating both Walmart and Amazon on price. Still, that may not be enough to ensure the e-commerce membership club’s success: “Goldberg says that Amazon has excelled at finding value for its customers, with added perks to its Prime membership like free photo cloud storage and video streaming. There are other variables beyond price that consumers respond to (with their wallets): return windows, faster shipping, ease of … Read More

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Walmart Opening in Nigeria: Media Roundup

July 31st, 2015

Big news this week for Walmart International: Nigeria will soon be getting the country’s first Walmart stores. While Walmart does have a Nigerian presence through Massmart, Nigeria will now be home to Walmart-branded stores as well. Here is what some media outlets have to say: Pulse.ng — Retail Giant to Launch in Lagos Soon: “[Governor] Ambode said Walmart’s presence in Lagos would go a long way not only to create jobs for the teeming youths, but also boost the state’s economy. Information … Read More

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