Reuters is reporting that Walmart plans to “tear down walls” between online and offline buying teams. Below is Walmart’s response:
“Wal-Mart spokesman Lorenzo Lopez on Monday would say only that the company wants to create “a more efficient process that accelerates how we bring the full assortment of products in stores to Walmart.com.” He did not elaborate. The company expects Walmart.com’s buying team to focus on expanding the online assortment, Lopez said.“
Not long ago we posted a story about Walmart’s IT executive changes. These pointed to a greater integration of e-commerce and in-store sales. Current news reinforces these trends. How is your business responding?
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