Walmart and JD.com Expand China Partnership

| MCM Staff

Three months after entering into a strategic alliance to expand the breadth and convenience of online shopping options for Chinese consumers, Walmart and JD.com have announced a series of new ways for customers to access high-quality products from around the world. The initiatives include exclusive Sam’s Club store and a Walmart cross-border store on the JD.com platform and two-hour delivery from Walmart stores.

Jet.com

Jet.com Will Help Walmart Gain Back Share But Not Increase It

| Mike O'Brien

The recent acquisition of Jet.com by Walmart for $3.3 billion will give the retail giant advantages like a more robust ecommerce platform, a stronger digital brain trust and an expanded online catalog, but it won’t appreciably close the wide gap between Walmart and Amazon. See what else ChannelReply CEO Michael Dash had to say about the deal and what it does for Walmart.

Target Corp.

Target’s Head of Digital Departs Suddenly

| Mike O'Brien

Jason Goldberger, who had just been promoted to chief digital officer by Target in May, has suddenly left the company in the wake of disappointing ecommerce growth figures in recent quarters. The news is seen in the context of Target’s competition against market leader Amazon by many industry observers.

How Walmart’s $3.3 Billion Push Into Ecommerce Affects You

| Zeke Hamdani

Walmart has long been the brick and mortar giant in the United States known for being extremely difficult to compete with. The company’s recent online push just got a dose of serious “rocket fuel” through its $3.3 billion acquisition of Jet.com. Will it be able to duplicate this stature online?

Walmart Confirms Jet.com Acquistion

| Daniela Forte

Walmart Stores Inc., and Jet.com announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for $3.3 billion. See what this will mean for both Walmart and Jet.com moving forward as it relates to ecommerce.