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.

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Walmart Launches Walmart Pay

| Daniela Forte

Walmart announced the launch of Walmart Pay which will work with any iOS or Android smartphone, any major payment type and at any checkout lane through the Walmart app. See what this will mean for the big box retailer.

Week In Review: It’s a Free for All for Jet.com

| MCM Staff

Jet.com has made a few splashes since the members-only marketplace officially launched 11 weeks ago. And word came this week that Jet.com eliminated its $50 membership fee. Here’s a look at Jet.com founder Marc Lore’s bold move, and the rest of the news that shaped the industry this week.

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Why Jet.com is an Ecommerce Game-Changer

| MCM Staff

International airfreight comparison site ParcelHero, an ecommerce fulfilment specialist, says Jet.com will be a game-changer in the industry, thanks to its unique cost saving approach to logistics.

WalMart Sees Slower Growth Globally in Q2

| Daniela Forte

While WalMart in the U.S. is moving full-steam ahead both online and in-store, internationally the company is seeing slower growth in several key markets. See how Wal-Mart is doing globally with its business.