February 17th, 2017
Amazon and Walmart are becoming more competitive in their quests to dominate the retail market. This is good for consumers who benefit from low prices and new services: “The two companies also have differing emphases. Walmart is a discount retailer and is known for its ‘everyday low prices’ model. Amazon offers higher quality merchandise and approaches e-commerce with innovation. For example, it’s hard to imagine Walmart experimenting with drones to deliver packages.“ Supplier Takeaway As Walmart and Amazon hone their respective...Read More
February 17th, 2017
Analysts are speculating on what Walmart may have to report on Tuesday: “Wal-Mart is expected to report earnings of $1.30/share on $130.97 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $1.32. The Whisper number is the Street’s unofficial view on earnings.“ Supplier Takeaway All eyes are on Walmart’s upcoming earnings report, which gives investors, competitors, and suppliers alike an idea of the retailer’s health. Do you expect any surprises? Do you adjust your relationships with retailers based on their financial reports?...Read More
February 16th, 2017
Prepared foods are big business these days, and Walmart is leading in one category: Refrigerated Pizza. Walmart customers are thrilled to be able to pick up a freshly-made pizza for heating up at home: “Wal-Mart shows great understanding for the purchase occasion for refrigerated pizza. Its massive, high visibility displays placed in the perimeter capture shoppers’ attention as a good option for a convenient, same-day meal. Beverages are also often at hand to complete the meal purchase. The large assortment...Read More
WalmartNewsNow.com, a subsidiary of 8th & Walton, LLC is in no way associated with or endorsed by Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated or its affiliates. All references to Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated as well as its affiliates, trademarks and brands are used in strict accordance with the Fair Use Doctrine and are not intended to imply that 8th & Walton, LLC is a Wal-Mart Stores, Incorporated vehicle for advertising or for any other commercial purposes.