Top

Category: Retail & Wholesale


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Why Amazon Buying Whole Foods Might Not Shake Up the Grocery Industry Like You Might Expect

October 18, 2017

Via: Fortune

Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com‘s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Walmart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

October 10, 2017

Via: Fortune

Walmart (WMT, +3.81%) expects little abatement in the pace of its torrid e-commerce growth next year, and the retailer’s latest forecast sent shares up 2% on Tuesday. The world’s largest retailer, for years slow to respond to Amazon.com (AMZN, +0.45%) […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Costco has two new weapons in its battle against Amazon (COST)

October 6, 2017

Via: Business Insider

Costco is rolling out new delivery options in an effort to take on Amazon. On Thursday, the retailer announced that Costco Grocery will offer two-day delivery on nonperishable items, like cookies, cereal, and canned foods, starting this week. Delivery will […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Nordstrom Talks to Go Private Could Be in Trouble

October 2, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN – Get Report) tumbled over 5% in premarket trading Monday, Oct. 2, after insiders said talks to take the Seattle-based retailer private could be in danger of failing, according to the New York Post. The […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

iPhone 8 sales softness hits Asia suppliers

September 25, 2017

Via: Market Watch

Consumer disappointment with Apple’s new iPhone offerings have sent shares of the tech giant’s key suppliers in Asia, notably those in Taiwan, further into the red as earlier hopes of a supercycle for the flagship device have faded. In the […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Retail & Wholesale, Trading

There’s an Amazon-based retail trade that’s quadrupled the stock market’s return this year

September 12, 2017

Via: Business Insider

You could’ve made four times the S&P 500 this year if you fully embraced an Amazon-driven retail apocalypse. All you had to do was make bullish bets on Amazon, while placing bearish wagers on the most-shorted retailers, in proportion to […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Retail & Wholesale, Trading

Jeff Reeves’s Strength in Numbers: These cheap retail stocks can hold their own against Amazon

September 5, 2017

Via: Market Watch

When it comes to consumer stocks, it’s the best of times and the worst of times. On the plus side, consumer sentiment is strong. The Conference Board’s measure of consumer confidence hit a 16-year high a few months back, and […]


Finance Tech, Industries, Retail & Wholesale, Trading

Sprouts drops nearly 10% as Amazon cuts prices at Whole Foods

August 29, 2017

Via: CNBC

Shares of Sprouts Farmers Market and other grocery stocks fell again Monday as Amazon.com rolled out price cuts at Whole Foods stores. Sprouts fell nearly 10 percent, Supervalu lost more than 2 percent and Target fell 1 percent. Wal-Mart closed […]


Industries, Retail & Wholesale

Amazon is cutting prices at Whole Foods

August 25, 2017

Via: USA TODAY

Following the news that Amazon.com’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market received FTC approval, Amazon announced that it is striving to make Whole Foods more affordable for the average consumer. While stressing the same high standards and values will be maintained, […]


Finance Tech, Retail & Wholesale, Trading

Will Walgreens Ever Get to Spend $5.2 Billion on 2,186 Rite Aid Stores?

August 21, 2017

Via: TheStreet

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and Rite Aid Corp. (RAD) are still hoping to avoid another lengthy go-round with the Federal Trade Commission as they seek antitrust approval for the “Plan B” they unveiled after canceling their merger on June […]