Dragon Boat

Amazon Shuts Down Quidsi

| MCM Staff

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

When Politics and Retail Collide

| Daniela Forte

Retailers are continuing the “dump Trump” trend, at least in terms of products bearing his family name, as the controversial businessman-turned-president makes moves executives have concerns about – or as they anticipate or experience customer blowback. See which brands and retailers are taking the stand against President Donald Trump and what it means for each of them.

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.

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.