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Walmart’s latest move to undercut Amazon Prime is a huge win for shoppers

Walmart (WMT) has unveiled its latest move to undercut Amazon Prime (AMZN). On Tuesday, Walmart announced a new initiative that will see 2 million frequently ordered things like baby products, cleaning supplies, and some food items enjoy two-day free shipping. Marc Lore, former head of Jet.com and

Source: Walmart’s latest move to undercut Amazon Prime is a huge win for shoppers

Mark Ritson: Gap’s CEO is suffering from digital delirium | Marketing Week

 

This won’t be the last time we see a marketing director lose his job for excessive social media spending

Gap Inc’s Art Peck has been struck down by a severe case of ‘morbus digitalis’, a sickness characterised by erratic and irresponsible behaviour such as swapping TV advertising for Tinder.

Source: Mark Ritson: Gap’s CEO is suffering from digital delirium | Marketing Week

Supermarket chain My Local faces collapse as former Morrisons convenience stores prove unworkable

 

Life in retail is tough, whether bricks and mortar or online. It seems that location was one of the key factors that helped the demise, but once again it looks like they did not fully understand their potential shopper.

My Local, the retail company that bought Morrisons’ chain of convenience stores last September, is on the verge of collapse, after it filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators.

Source: Supermarket chain My Local faces collapse as former Morrisons convenience stores prove unworkable