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.

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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.

Jet.com

Why Jet.com is Kind of a Big Deal for Walmart

| Tim Parry

At press time, Walmart has yet to acquire Jet.com, as The Wall Street Journal suggested was a $3 billion possibility on August 3. But industry experts say Walmart’s acquisition of Jet.com could be kind of a big deal. Here’s a look into all the possibilities a marriage of Walmart and Jet.com could bring.

Jet.com

Is Walmart Making a Play for Jet.com?

| Tim Parry

Walmart is in talks to buy ecommerce marketplace startup Jet.com, according to an article published August 3 by The Wall Street Journal. And the price tag is not a Rollback deal: According to the article, sourced say Walmart is willing to pay $3. Lets take a look at why Jet.com is a vital piece to Walmart’s ecommerce puzzle.

Yihaodian

Walmart Creates New China Strategy, Sells Yihaodian to JD.com

| Daniela Forte

Walmart has entered a joint venture with JD.com that will create a shift in Walmart’s ecommerce strategy in China. The U.S. retail giant has sold its Yihaodian ecommerce marketplace to Chinese marketplace operator JD.com, and plans to retain the Yihaodian direct business and set up a retail presence on JD.com. Here’s what the deal means to both retailers.

Hayneedle

Hayneedle Acquisition an Opportunistic One for Jet.com

| Mike O'Brien

The acquisition of home goods seller Hayneedle by Jet.com was a matter of right place, right time, not the result of an active pursuit in that category. Find out more about what Hayneedle brings to the table from Jet.com’s perspective, and about Jet’s performance and growth seven months after its launch.

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Jet.com Acquires Home Goods Seller Hayneedle

| Mike O'Brien

Startup and Amazon challenger Jet.com has massively expanded its inventory of home furnishings, acquiring ecommerce seller Hayneedle for an undisclosed sum. The move adds millions of new items like patio furniture and pet supplies to a Jet.com inventory that is heavily skewed toward everyday consumer goods.