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Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle
Ecommerce

Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle

Given competing sales from two of the world's biggest retailers, other businesses may be bound for slow traffic this week.
Geoff Weiss
Filling an Order From Walmart Felt Fantastic, But I Made 3 Mistakes
Mistakes

Filling an Order From Walmart Felt Fantastic, But I Made 3 Mistakes

When you launch a business, it's best to prepare for the best-case scenarios as well.
Stephen Key
Wal-Mart to Spend $1 Billion Raising Employee Pay to at Least $9 an Hour
Minimum Wage

Wal-Mart to Spend $1 Billion Raising Employee Pay to at Least $9 an Hour

Nearly half a million Wal-Mart workers are about to get a raise.
Kate Taylor
Walmart Is Piloting an Exchange Program for Your Unwanted Holiday Gift Cards
Gift cards

Walmart Is Piloting an Exchange Program for Your Unwanted Holiday Gift Cards

Shoppers can now cash in gift cards from roughly 200 retailers, airlines and restaurants in exchange for a Walmart card.
Geoff Weiss
U.S. Wage Hikes to Impact a Third of Walmart Stores
Minimum Wage

U.S. Wage Hikes to Impact a Third of Walmart Stores

The world's largest retailer will adjust salaries in more than 1,400 locations due to minimum-wage hikes across the U.S.
Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.

Despite dismal forecasts, ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving topped $2 billion.
Laura Entis
5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently
Black Friday

5 Major Retailers That Are Doing Black Friday Differently

This year, stores are opening up shop earlier than ever on Black Friday. Check out how retail giants like Kmart, Walmart and Target are planning to start off the holiday sales season.
Kate Taylor
The Bigger the Brand, the More Likely Its Customers Feel Ignored
Customer Feedback

The Bigger the Brand, the More Likely Its Customers Feel Ignored

American consumers yearn to collaborate but the biggest companies are not getting the message.
Ray King
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay
Payments

50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay

The decision by Rite Aid and CVS to block Apple Pay within its stores over the weekend has shed light on a Walmart-led consortium of retailers developing a contactless payment system of its own.
Geoff Weiss
Tell Us:  Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?
Black Friday

Tell Us: Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?

Should Thanksgiving be a day of rest for employees, or should we accept that Black Friday now starts on Thursday?
Kate Taylor
Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty
Startups

Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty

Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed.
Bobby Campbell
Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market
Retail Center

Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market

The retailer says it will introduce a line of organic products priced at least 25 percent below comparable market prices.
Catherine Clifford
Why Businesses Fail: A Data Expert Explains It All
Starting a Business

Why Businesses Fail: A Data Expert Explains It All

Data scientist Thomas Thurston uses algorithms to understand the common traits between businesses that fail and succeed. Turns out, experience is only a small factor, and the best products can actually backfire.
Sarah Max