McCombs Supply Sees Success with Shipping Technology

| MCM Staff

For appliance parts supplier McCombs Supply Co., finding new way to ship smarter in the face of swelling ecommerce demand was critical to its success. Learn how the company decreases shipping costs and increased productivity with a shipping technology platform.

Toys ‘R’ Us Launches Online Marketplace

| Mike O'Brien

Toys ‘R’ Us announced it is launching an online marketplace in 2018, less than two weeks after declaring bankruptcy and saying it will keep its stores open through the process. The move makes Toys ‘R’ Us more competitive with eBay, where it has maintained an online store for more than a decade.

Can Grocers Survive the Amazon and Walmart Squeeze Play?

| Rick Chavie

With Alexa now serving grocers as breakfast for Bezos, have we forgotten that Walmart has had their lunch as the #1 grocer since the turn of the century? What will it take for today’s grocers to keep a seat at the adult dinner table? And is this seat dependent on beating the titans or staying ahead of remaining, traditional competitors?

Prepping for Amazon Prime Day

| Mike O'Brien

As Amazon Prime Day number 3 approaches – which will most likely fall around July 12, possibly featuring deals running for a week – there are different approaches merchants can take in response to the new mega-ecommerce event, sort of a U.S. version of Singles Day in China.

Walmart.com Top Choice of Amazon Sellers Looking to Expand

| Mike O'Brien

The highest number of respondents to a January survey of Amazon sellers – 29%- said they planned to expand to Walmart.com in 2017, an indication of growing interest in the channel. Nearly half of them said it makes up 80% or more of their sales, with home/kitchen goods the most popular category. See what else the survey found.

Walmart Transforms Its Ecommerce in the Age of Amazon

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is taking the bull by the horns in its efforts to compete with Amazon, with a slew of rapid changes primarily spearheaded by its head of domestic ecommerce Marc Lore, founder and CEO of Jet.com. See what industry experts had to say about how Walmart is positioning itself against Amazon.