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  • The Motley Fool: Walmart Has an Answer for Amazon Go

    Read the full Motley Fool article  Anyone who's done any holiday shopping knows that long checkout lines are one of the most frustrating parts of ...
  • NBC: Soon you'll be able to check out at Walmart without going to the register

    Walmart’s new online shopping offers coincide with Target’s new shipping offers. Last week the Minneapolis-based retailer unveiled a new promotion that offers free two-day shipping on most of its items with no minimum purchase necessary. Amazon is also getting in on the shipping battle, offering its Prime members free one-day shipping on a number of its items, with a minimum purchase of $35.

    Retail analysts say offering consumers an enhanced online shopping experience is key, as more consumers than ever before are expected to shop online this holiday season.

    “We’re seeing shoppers go online more and more,” said Hitha Herzog, a retail analyst for H Squared Research. “That whole in-store shopping experience is dwindling.”

    Online shopping is expected to grow 20 percent this holiday season, to more than $120 billion — though online purchasing is still only about 10 percent of all retail
  • TechCrunch: Walmart and Target embrace in-store mobile checkout for the holidays

    Read the full TechCrunch Article  Two of the U.S.’s largest brick-and-mortar retailers, Walmart and Target, are launching new mobile checkout syst...
  • Business Insider: Walmart is eliminating the most dreaded part of holiday shopping

    Read the full Business Insider Article   Walmart wants to help shoppers avoid long checkout lines this holiday season.For the first time, the comp...
  • Yahoo Finance: Walmart's clever plan to keep checkout lines moving during the holiday season

    Read the full Yahoo Finance article With Halloween about to wrap up this week, Walmart (WMT) is already looking forward to December and what its e...