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Walmart Invests in E-Commerce With Tech Incubator Store No. 8

Store No. 8

In late March, Walmart announced its latest technology endeavor, Store No. 8, which was established to incubate startup companies, reports Forbes. According to Forbes, it will fund e-commerce startup companies. “We’ll be bringing in entrepreneurs and giving them capital,” says Jet.com ... Read More »

Amazon Arrives in Australia, Hardware Association Responds

Australia

Since the mid-1990s, Amazon.com has evolved from an online bookstore to the e-commerce giant that has in many ways forced brick-and-mortar businesses to change the way they do business in the U.S. Additionally, Amazon has found its footing globally, establishing a presence in several countries ... Read More »

Home Depot Customer Information Exposed

Home Depot

A spreadsheet including about 8,000 Home Depot customers’ transaction details and personal information was briefly posted on a Home Depot website for an unknown length of time, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). Although financial data was not included in the information, this comes a ... Read More »

Jet.com Founder Helps Walmart Innovate

Store No. 8

Walmart is making some noticeable company changes with the help of an e-commerce innovator it picked up with the purchase of Jet.com. The innovator is Marc Lore, founder of Jet.com—the online retailer Walmart bought for about $3 billion in 2016. Lore’s ideas ... Read More »

Expert Perspective: Retail Is… Technology

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To view a PDF of this story, click here. Technology is an ever-changing, ever-advancing piece of your business, your life and the lives of your customers. Think about how quickly our reaction to new technology goes from “wow” to “duh.” ... Read More »

Exec Changes May Mean Target CEO Is ‘Feeling Some Pressure’

feeling some pressure

Minneapolis-based Target Corp. has announced the coming departure of one of its top executives, after the retailer’s leadership team decided to abandon multiple tech innovation projects. On April 27, Target CEO Brian Cornell publicized the exit of chief strategy and innovation officer Casey Carl ... Read More »

Get Smart About the Future of Housewares

housewares

In an increasingly connected society, it should come as no surprise that consumers are looking at how technology can improve and streamline their day-to-day lives. People are accustomed to having solutions at the touch of a button, and housewares manufacturers are ... Read More »

Amazon Charging Sales Tax in More States

sales tax

Amazon now charges state sales tax in every state that has one. That means, as of April 1, Amazon started paying state sales taxes in Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico, CNN Money reports. The only states where the company ... Read More »