A former online bookseller and one of the largest brick-and-mortar chains will soon battle it out for e-commerce supremacy. Amazon and Walmart are about to go toe-to-toe to see who reigns supreme. According to an article on Forbes, Walmart clearly dominates in the retail arena, but pales in comparison to Amazon when it comes to the web. Does that give Amazon an advantage when it comes to e-commerce? It might not at the moment, but it could soon.
Office supply retailer Staples announced Monday that it is going to allow Amazon to install its shipping lockers in its U.S. stores. The lockers, which have been previously installed in select 7-11 locations, allow customers to place orders online and pick them up in the store.
For this post, you’ve got ringside seats to the bout pitting the big box veteran against the online “underdog.” We’ll go three rounds with BIG insights to see who might have more long-term stamina.
Retail stores are racing to develop yet another tool to help the lazy stay on their couches — delivering online shopping packages the day they are ordered.
According to a recent consumer perception study conducted by leading market research firm ClickIQ , a large number of consumers are checking out products at their local retail stores then going online to make the purchase from Amazon and other online retailers.
Netflix, Google and Amazon top a list of the 10 “simplest” U.S. brands, according to Siegel+Gale’s second annual Global Brand Simplicity Index.