Category: Retail & Wholesale

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President Trump’s Post Office Scam Feud With Amazon Just Got Hotter

April 13, 2018

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump ordered the creation of a task force to review business practices at the United States Postal Service, a move that could affect one of the president’s favorite corporate targets: Amazon (AMZN, +0.98%). “The USPS is on an […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon slides after Trump says he’ll take a ‘very serious look’ at policy changes related to the company (AMZN)

April 6, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Shares of Amazon were sliding Friday morning, down 1.66% ahead of the opening bell, after President Donald Trump unleashed another attack at the company. Those losses are a bit larger than the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100’s 1.2% drop that’s expected at […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon stock bounces, after Trump tweets ‘concerns’ about U.S. Postal Service, taxes

March 30, 2018

Via: Market Watch

President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday about his “concerns” that e-commerce giant Inc. isn’t paying its fair share of taxes and is hurting the U.S. Postal Service, sending shares initially to a seven-week low before they recovered in late […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Toys R Us will close or sell all of its US stores

March 15, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Toys R Us officially filed liquidation papers early Thursday, according to USA Today. The company told employees on Wednesday that it would sell or close each of its more than 700 US stores. In its liquidation filing, the company says […]

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Amazon could make billions of dollars by utilizing an ‘advertiser’s dream of data’ (AMZN)

March 13, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Amazon’s exposure to consumers gives the company the ability to not only interact on many levels with customers, but to also get to know their spending habits and their interests. This data gives the ecommerce behemoth significant clout, and represents […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Target Had a Strong Holiday Season. But It Came at a Big Cost

March 6, 2018

Via: Fortune

Back in October, Target (TGT, -1.53%) made it clear it wasn’t going to let rivals Walmart (WMT, +1.35%) and (AMZN, +2.18%) run away with the prize during the 2017 holiday season. It seems its plan worked. The discount chain’s […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart tumbles after online sales growth slows (WMT)

February 20, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Shares of Walmart fell as much as 6% in early trading Tuesday after the retailer posted a 42% drop in fourth quarter earnings that missed Wall Street’s expectations. However, the word’s largest retailer reported better-than-expected revenues of $136.27 billion, where […]

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Retail investors would ‘bear the brunt’ of a cryptocurrency market collapse, study says

February 19, 2018


Retail investors would feel the impact of a cryptocurrency market collapse the most, while institutional investors would be better protected against such an event, according to researchers. “At this stage, we think that retail investors would be the first to […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart jumps after it partners with a Japanese e-commerce giant to take on Amazon (WMT, AMZN)

January 26, 2018

Via: Business Insider

Shares of Walmart rose in pre-market trading on Friday after the company announced a deal with Japanese e-commerce site Rakuten to sell Rakuten’s Kobo e-readers and content in the US mass market. The alliance brings two of the biggest retailers […]

Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart Is Boosting Its Starting Hourly Wage to $11 Because of Tax Reform

January 11, 2018

Via: Fortune

Wal-Mart Stores is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. The increase takes effect next month and will cost $300 million […]