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Exclusive: Walmart's Chief Technology Officer leaves company as e-commerce wars flare

20 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc. Chief Technology Officer Jeremy King is leaving the company, according to an internal company memo, even as the retailer races to transform its e-commerce business and close the gap with rival Amazon.com Inc.

Amazon's second headquarters clears blocks in Virginia funding vote

17 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc's planned second headquarters in northern Virginia cleared a key test on Saturday when local officials approved a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million amid a small but vocal opposition.

Amazon's second headquarters faces new blocks in Virginia funding vote

16 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc's plan to set up a second headquarters in northern Virginia, after being rebuffed in New York, will face its first test when local officials vote on Saturday on a proposed financial package worth an estimated $51 million. | Video

Walmart seeks ad business boost in fight with Amazon

26 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Walmart Inc will consolidate advertising sales for its stores and websites, it said on Tuesday, aiming to boost profits from an untapped business as the world's largest retailer competes with marketing titans Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc.

Walmart hopes to boost ad business by letting P&G, Unilever advertise in stores, online

26 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 Walmart Inc will allow consumer companies like Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Mondelez International Inc to advertise to shoppers in its stores and online in a renewed push to grow its advertising business and drive profits.

Walmart holiday-quarter sales jump, says consumers still spending

19 Feb 2019

Walmart Inc posted its strongest holiday quarter in at least a decade on Tuesday, boosted by higher grocery and e-commerce sales, and said it saw no signs of weakness in U.S. consumer spending despite recent signs of a slowdown. | Video

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers

14 Feb 2019

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Jeff Leonard slides behind the wheel of his burgundy Honda Accord and heads to a nearby Walmart Inc store, where he picks up the package of groceries waiting for him. | Video

REFILE-FOCUS-Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers

14 Feb 2019

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb 14 Jeff Leonard slides behind the wheel of his burgundy Honda Accord and heads to a nearby Walmart Inc store, where he picks up the package of groceries waiting for him.

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