Category Archives: Digital

Walmart-backed CurrentC Hacked — Forbes.com

The much-anticipated CurrentC mobile payment system is the victim of hackers: “MCX, which describes itself as “the only merchant-owned mobile commerce network built to streamline the customer shopping experience,” told users that unknown individuals had gained access to customer email … Read More

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Huge Walmart E-Commerce Center Coming to Atlanta — Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta is proving to be a hotspot for e-commerce centers: “Knowledge of the Wal-Mart e-commerce center has been circulated for months among real estate developers, as Atlanta sees the busiest period of new industrial development since the recession ended. Wal-Mart … Read More

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ASDA Gears Up to ‘Lead Online’ with Expansion Plans — Press Release

Sept. 8, 2014 — Asda, the UK’s second largest retailer has today unveiled the latest development in its mission to be the UK’s most convenient online retailer with plans to expand its Home Shopping and Click and Collect operation. As … Read More

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Amazon Further Commits to Online Gaming with Twitch Purchase — NPR

  Amazon paid nearly 1 billion dollars to acquire Twitch, a video game streaming service: “Twitch now boasts 55 million monthly active users, a count that’s only growing. A puts Twitch ahead of Hulu, Valve and Amazon, behind just Netflix, … Read More

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Lumia Gains Exclusive Rights to Walmart Photo-Printing App — PCWorld.com

Lumia phone users can use the PhotoMart app to send their snaps to Walmart for processing: “In fact, PhotoMart is exclusively available for Microsoft’s Lumia phones, the company said. “Choose your print size (4×6, 5×7, 8×10, 4×4, 5×5 or 8×8), … Read More

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More on Walmart.com’s New Design — InternetRetailer.com

InternetRetailer.com offers insight into Walmart.com’s new design: “Walmart.com increased its global online sales by more than 30% in its last fiscal year to more than $10 billion, according to Internet Retailer estimates, and has projected its total online sales will … Read More

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Walmart Gets Serious About Mobile — VentureBeat.com

More on Walmart’s efforts in Mobile: “Walmart has been coming up with many new features for its mobile apps while also not neglecting its desktop website, which received a major makeover earlier this week. Meanwhile it’s built up a hefty … Read More

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Walmart Gets Serious About Amazon — TIME.com

TIME reports on Walmart’s renewed e-commerce efforts: “Walmart still dwarfs Amazon in terms of total revenue, having pulled in $473 billion in 2014 compared to Amazon’s mere $60.3 billion. But Walmart’s been woefully slow to embrace online commerce, a realm … Read More

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Walmart Focuses on E-Commerce in Back-to-School Promotions — Retailing Today

Walmart’s 2014 back-to-school sales have a digital focus: “The retailer sought to bring a bit of Black Friday and Cyber Monday magic to its back-to-school efforts with a series of price cuts and limited duration offerings designed to generate sales … Read More

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Walmart’s Website Overhaul — DailyFinance.com

Walmart has announced plans for a website overhaul with hopes of rejuvenating sales: “The increased personalization is part of a series of changes to improve the online shopping experience of its customers that are rolling out now and over the … Read More

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