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Rethinking Retail: When Location Is A Liability

Rethinking Retail: When Location Is A Liability In the fifth article of a series that will be published over the coming year, authors Barry Libert, Megan Beck and Jerry (Yoram) Wind explore the need for traditional retailers to change their mental and business models if they want […]

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Alibaba Cloud Could Take On Amazon In The U.S.

Alibaba reported amazing fiscal first quarter earnings propelled by revenue that hiked by 59%, superseding Wall Street estimates. While the announcement was mostly about the increase in e-commerce transactions on mobile, analysts also paid attention to Alibaba Cloud, reports Yahoo Finance. […]

Wal-Mart And Jet’s Chance To Pose A Threat To Amazon

Wal-Mart And Jet’s Chance To Pose A Threat To Amazon

On Monday, Wal-Mart announced that the company would acquire Jet.com for $3.3 billion. Wal-Mart believes the acquisition will broaden their customer base and add additional capabilities, while Jet CEO Marc Lore appears excited about the scale of Wal-Mart’s purchasing and […]

Amazon.com, Inc. PTs Upped, Wall Street’s In Love

Amazon.com, Inc. PTs Upped, Wall Street’s In Love

Amazon thoroughly pleased Wall Street last night with its second quarter earnings report, and analysts from most firms have raised their price targets. The online retailer posted $30.4 billion in revenue, handily beating the consensus of $29.5 billion and coming […]