Walmart Earnings Miss as Online Growth Slows
Walmart's Q4 results show “the pressure traditional retailers are facing to keep pace with consumers who are increasingly shopping online."
Employees Criticize Amazon on Climate Policies Despite Risk to Jobs
More than 340 Amazon employees signed onto a post criticizing the company’s climate stance and protesting its external communications policy.
Ring Suit Alleges Cameras Vulnerable to Hackers
“Ring does not fulfill its core promise of providing privacy and security for its customers, as its camera systems are fatally flawed,” the suit says.
E-Commerce Posts 18.8% Holiday Season Gain
Retailers offered omnichannel sales earlier in the season, "meeting consumers’ demand for the best deals across all channels and devices."
Amazon Profit Dives on One-Day Shipping Costs
“There’s a lot of cost in the short run” from expanding the free one-day delivery program, CFO Brian Olsavsky says.
U.S. Supreme Court Denies Amazon Bid to Block Worker Suit
Warehouse employees say they should be paid for time spent in security screenings.
eBay Matches Amazon With Logistics Option
A new eBay service will enable merchants to store inventory in strategically located warehouses, resulting in faster delivery times.
Alibaba Seeks Share of U.S. B2B E-Commerce
Alibaba's move to open its platform to U.S. sellers puts it "in direct competition with Amazon in the business-to-business online marketplace."
Amazon to Spend $700 Million to Upskill Employees
The retail and tech giant will expand its training programs to help employees move into more advanced roles.
Walmart Gets Big Sales Boost From E-Commerce
"Walmart is now a major competitive force in e-commerce and is capable of capturing shopper share from Amazon and others.”
Amazon Profit Doubles to Record $3.6B in Q1
The company "has entered a new era with comparatively sluggish sales growth, but a consistently profitable business.”