Walmart Offers Discount for Store Pickup

| Mike O'Brien

In a move designed to save on shipping costs while offering flexibility to customers, Walmart will begin offering discounts when shoppers opt to pick up an online order in store. See what industry observers have to say about the move, including Walmart’s positioning against Amazon.

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Amazon Shuts Down Quidsi

| MCM Staff

Amazon announced it is shutting down Quidsi, the parent company to ecommerce sites, and others. See what this will mean for the ecommerce sites under the Quidsi company.

Walmart Plans to Acquire ModCloth

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is planning to acquire 15-year-old online vintage-inspired apparel retailer Modcloth. See what plans the big-box retailer has in place for Modcloth and what it means for them.

Walmart Making Great Strides in Ecommerce

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is seeing payoff from its significant investments in ecommerce, growing online sales 29% in the fourth quarter while gross merchandise value (GMV) increased 36.1%. See what plans Walmart has in place to increase its ecommerce footprint.

7 Ways to Control Parcel Shipping Costs

| Tim Parry

Giant omnichannel players such as Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 Imports and Target have lowered their free-shipping thresholds to better compete with Amazon. Here are how merchants of all sizes can look into their operations for ways to control their shipping costs.

Walmart Increases Its Stake in

| Daniela Forte

Walmart announced it is once again increasing its stake in Chinese ecommerce marketplace to 12.1%, seeing this as a better route into the massive market than an asset-heavy play. See what this will mean for ecommerce in China moving forward.

Walmart Goes After Amazon with Free Two-Day Shipping

| Mike O'Brien

Firing yet another salvo in its ongoing ecommerce war with Amazon, Walmart is eliminating its fee-based ShippingPass program that was designed as a counter to Amazon Prime, instead offering free two-day shipping on 2 million items at a $35 order threshold.