Walmart Sees 37% Sales Growth in Ecommerce in Q1

| Daniela Forte

Walmart reported 37% growth in ecommerce sales in the first quarter, with online grocery as well home and fashion categories as the primary drivers. Total revenue for the quarter was $123.9 billion, an increase of $1.2 billion or 1%.

Walmart Removes Products from Google Express, Shopping Actions

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is removing its products from the Google Express delivery service and the Google Shopping Actions platform, after offering them there for a little over a year in an effort to grow ecommerce sales and do battle with Amazon. Here is a look back at the Google and Walmart partnership.

Walmart to Acquire Bare Necessities, Continues Brand Shopping Spree

| Daniela Forte

Walmart, refusing to slow down, announced the acquisition of Bare Necessities, adding an online intimates retailer to its list of ecommerce properties. This news comes hot on the heels of the retail giant’s October purchase of plus-sized fashion retailer Eloquii. Here is why Bare Necessities fits well into Walmart’s group of acquired ecommerce brands.

Walmart Acquires Cornershop for $225 Million

| Daniela Forte

Walmart announced the acquisition of Cornershop for $225 million, an online marketplace for on-demand delivery from supermarkets, pharmacies and specialty food retailers in Mexico and Chile. Here is how this acquisition makes it possible for Walmart to leverage omnichannel in Mexico.

How to Select the Right Marketplace for Your Business

| Daniela Forte

Selecting the right online marketplace for your ecommerce business is a tough choice. Partnering with the right marketplace holds the greatest potential for success. But which one do you choose? In our latest MCM CommerceChat podcast, Dennis Worth, Vice President of Business Development for Seta Corp., discusses best practices in marketplace selection and how his business has benefited, and shares tips on how to make the marketplace adoption process go smoothly.

Walmart Sees Boost in Ecommerce Sales

| Daniela Forte

Six months removed from a fourth-quarter stumble in ecommerce that caused some concern among analysts and industry watchers, Walmart is continuing on a strong online growth path, increasing ecommerce sales 40% in Q2 after a 33% jump in the prior quarter.

Walmart Launches 3D Virtual Shopping Tour and “Buy the Room”

| Daniela Forte

Walmart is testing a new experience that enables customers to take a virtual shopping tour of a curated apartment showcasing nearly 70 items from both national brands and private labels. See how Walmart is making the shopping experience easier for customers through this virtual experience.