If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Online Marketplaces

| Ian Goldman

Retailers tend to view online marketplaces such as Amazon or Walmart as threats; however, savvier retailers are shifting their mindset and starting to look at these conglomerates more as opportunities. Here is what you need to know about selling on a marketplace.

Why Would a Brand’s Website Not Sell Any Products?

| Tod Yazdi

There are many brands that have a robust site to interact with consumers, but then push the actual buying experience to another digital marketplace. Here is what you need to know about selling products on your own website.

Walmart Enters Voice Ordering Fray with Google Partnership

| Mike O'Brien

Walmart is jumping with both feet into voice-directed ordering through a partnership with Google that will let customers place voice orders through the Google Home system and have them fulfilled and delivered as part of the Google Express marketplace and delivery network. See what else the deal entails, and the one major way that Walmart has it all over Amazon’s Alexa.

How to Level the Playing Field as Amazon Eats the World

| Dr. Amir Konigsberg

Headlines proclaiming that “Amazon is Eating the World” and that Amazon’s market-altering dominance – AKA the “Amazon Effect” – is causing immense concern for the retail industry as the playing field appears to be growing frighteningly imbalanced. Here is how you can level the playing field in an Amazon world.

Sears Holdings to Launch Kenmore Products on Amazon

| MCM Staff

Sears Holdings announced the launch of Kenmore products on Amazon.com, as well as the integration of the full line of Kenmore Smart appliances with Amazon Alexa. See how this will enhance the distribution of Kenmore products.