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Walmart to Buy JoyRun Assets to Enhance Last-mile Deliveries

Since the coronavirus outbreak, the food delivery channels have seen a shift in the customer’s order decisions. Our reliance on digital technology has further paved the way for online delivery methods. And with the holiday season coming in, these consumers are likely to add more demands for online shopping. The online orders will also see an extra rise in the areas where the virus cases are high. Hence, going forward, the focus will be on delivering on-the-ground great customer service. As such, Walmart has decided to…

KKR and Rakuten to Acquire Stakes in Seiyu from Walmart

Walmart Inc., KKR & Co. Inc., and Rakuten, Inc., announced the signing of definitive agreements under which KKR will purchase a majority stake and a new Rakuten subsidiary will purchase a minority stake in Seiyu GK in a deal valuing the business at ¥172.5 billion (approx. $1.6 billion). Under the terms of the agreements, KKR will acquire a 65% stake in Seiyu, and Rakuten will acquire a 20% stake, through a newly created subsidiary focused on retailer digital transformation. Walmart will retain a 15% stake in Seiyu.…

Walmart Teams Up with Cruise to Pilot All-Electric Self-Driving Delivery

U.S. retailer Walmart and automated vehicle firm Cruise are collaborating to test the delivery of groceries in Scottsdale, Arizona. Under the scheme, consumers would be able to put an order from their nearest Walmart store and send it to one of Cruise's stand-alone, Chevy Bolt electric vehicles. Although cars can work individually, there will still be a human safety operator behind the wheel. The collaboration is part of the retailer's overall automated vehicle testing and efforts to consider the potential role of technology…

KFC Is Ready To Ignite Your Holiday Season With The Return Of Its Fried Chicken-Scented Firelogs

Forget chestnuts roasting over an open fire, because KFC's famous fried chicken-scented 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog is back for its third consecutive holiday season. Created once again in partnership with Enviro-Log, the famous fried chicken-scented firelog is available while supplies last exclusively in the U.S. at select Walmart stores and on Walmart.com. The KFC 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog, from Enviro-Log is designed to make your home smell like fried chicken and feel as warm as an Extra Crispy drumstick in a KFC …

eko Welcomes Hershey into Camp By Walmart with First Branded Integration

eko and Hershey Bring New Halloween Activities to Camp By Walmart for a Safe and Socially-Distant Season eko, the leader in choice-driven entertainment, announced that Hershey has joined Camp by Walmart as the first branded integration in the star-studded virtual camp. Powered by eko and presented by Walmart, Camp by Walmart offers interactive online activities to keep families and kids active, creative, and engaged, and now includes Halloween activities presented by Hershey. As part of this integration, audiences can…

Everseen Appoints Former Coles and Walmart Executive to Lead Product Innovation

Everseen, the Visual AI company driving profitability for the world’s largest retailers, announces the hire of Josh Osmon as Vice President of Product Management. Osmon will work directly with Everseen’s retail clients to tailor the company’s Visual AI applications to their specific needs, as well as incorporate both common and emerging use cases into the product roadmap. Osmon joins Everseen from Coles, the Australian supermarket, retail, and consumer services chain, with over 800 physical stores. Osmon was responsible…

605 Signs Measurement and Analytics Deal with Walmart

605, a leading television measurement, attribution, and analytics company, announced that it has signed an agreement with Walmart Inc., one of the world’s leading retail and e-commerce companies, to provide television advertising insights via 605 PLATF0RM, a next-generation TV measurement and audience analytics platform for national television networks, advertisers and agencies. Walmart and 605 have worked together for a number of years in support of advanced television advertising initiatives that provided sophisticated…

Walmart Introduces Walmart+

Retailer launches a membership program that helps put more time back in customers’ day while continuing to save them money Walmart is launching a new membership program that brings together in-store and online benefits to save customers money and time like no other retailer can: Walmart+. Walmart+ uses the company’s unique assets to make life easier for busy families. Along with the power of its online presence, Walmart+ has the reach of more than 4,700 stores, including 2,700 stores that offer delivery as fast as same…

Nielsen And SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder Combine Tools To Empower Walmart Suppliers To Optimize Online Content And Performance

Nielsen Global Connect and industry-leading e-commerce experts SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder announced a joint effort to help Walmart suppliers optimize their content on Walmart.com. As SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder joins Nielsen's Connect Partner Network, this strengthened relationship will deliver a powerful new solution for companies to enhance item discoverability, search rankings, content and sales withi data analyticsn Walmart's online ecosystem. Marketing Technology News: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Automated Digital…

Creating the Best E-commerce Customer Experience with Design

As e-commerce sales skyrocket, all businesses are looking for ways to grow their sales by relying on the limited channels at their disposal. According to Salesforce, Q1 e-commerce sales in 2020 received 20 percent revenue growth, compared to 12 percent in Q1 of 2019. In particular, there was a 41 percent spike in digital revenue during the final 15 days of the quarter. Customers are frequenting websites for everything, from groceries to family-friendly games. A poorly-designed e-commerce site that is difficult to…

Nielsen Brandbank And SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder Team Up To Bolster Rich Media Capabilities For Walmart Suppliers

Nielsen Brandbank, the world's largest provider of digital product content for eCommerce platforms, and industry-leading rich content experts SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder will be expanding the reach of their global strategic alliance to enable brands and suppliers to add rich media to product pages. As two of Walmart's Connected Content Partners, Nielsen Brandbank and SKU Ninja + WhyteSpyder will combine top rated product content with rich media hosting modules for brands and suppliers to enrich consumer engagement and enable…

Walmart Partners with Shopify to Opens Walmart Marketplace to Small Businesses

Walmart announced that it has partnered with Shopify, an all-in-one commerce platform used by more than 1 million businesses, to open the Walmart Marketplace to its sellers. The company said that through this integration with Shopify, it is focused on U.S.-based small and medium businesses whose assortment complements Walmart's and have a track record of exceeding customers' expectations. Marketing Technology News: Talkdesk Propels Palmer Johnson Power Systems Customer Service With Cloud Contact Center Innovations The…

Tinuiti Announces New Walmart Ecommerce Acceleration Program Supported by Proprietary Technology

Available for Walmart sellers, vendors and brands looking to expand their reach Tinuiti, the largest independent performance marketing agency across the triopoly of Google, Facebook and Amazon, officially launched its Walmart Ecommerce Acceleration Program, one of the first Walmart advertising and creative offerings in the market. The full-service program is designed to apply Tinuiti's proven methodology with marketplace advertising and performance brand creative to profitably grow a brand's sales on Walmart. Tinuiti's…

DataWeave Launches Platform That Reports Stock Availability of Consumer Essentials Across US Stores Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

DataWeave, a provider of AI-powered Competitive Intelligence as a Service to e-commerce businesses and consumer brands, today announced the launch of its new online platform to track and report on the stock availability of consumer essentials across hundreds of U.S. stores. The insights provided on the platform will help consumers shop at well-stocked stores nearest to their respective locations. "As concerns surrounding the COVID-19 crisis heighten, the resulting buying frenzy has triggered an unprecedented and sustained…

These 5 Trends Will Dominate Online Shopping in 2020

By the end of 2019, the total value of eCommerce retail sales could reach $3.4 trillion, closing a decade of steady growth. The online shopping landscape has developed massively to provide a constantly better experience for shoppers. And with the ever-growing consumer demands, novel technologies, and fresh practices, maybe the best is yet to come. The only way to stay ahead of the curve is by keeping an eye on the latest trends. So, what should eCommerce retailers focus on to welcome the new decade in all its glory? 1.…

The Search Monitor Set To Add Walmart.com, Target.com and BestBuy.com Search Listings

The Search Monitor announces plans to add Walmart, Target and BestBuy search listings to its competitive intelligence ad monitoring platform The Search Monitor plans to add more marketplaces to its shopping monitoring platform including Walmart.com, BestBuy.com and Target.com. The Search Monitor currently offers the feature for Amazon.com and is excited to open additional shopping engines for its clients. This exciting technology gives advertisers unprecedented access to the data they need to compete effectively in…

Bestbuy Wins Biggest Share of Google’s Page One Searches for Consumer Electronics – Amazon Comes Second

Searchmetrics Q4 2019 study reveals retail websites are failing to satisfy informational searches for consumer electronics Bestbuy.com is the most visible website in Google’s (Google.com) page one results when people search for consumer electronics topics such as computers, laptops, video and mobile phones according to a new Searchmetrics study. Second and third are Amazon.com and Walmart.com. For searches related to mobile phones, t-mobile.com is the most visible on page one, followed by bestbuy.com. However, nearly…

Stella Connect Chooses Two Industry Powerhouses to Accelerate Company Growth

Dave R Taylor selected as CMO to lead Stella Connect's global marketing organization; Julie Li chosen as VP of People Stella Connect, a fast-growing, disruptive provider of Customer Experience and Contact Center quality management solutions, announced that it has hired Dave R Taylor as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Taylor comes from a five-year run as CMO of high-growth channel software provider, Impartner. Stella has also recently hired Julie Li as Vice President of People. Li has experience in managing talent and…

6 Unexpected Uses for Artificial Intelligence

There is no question that Artificial Intelligence is a transformative technology – so much so that we can’t even begin to imagine the impact it will have in the next five, ten, or even twenty years. At the same time, AI is already being used in innovative and unexpected ways across a variety of industries. The following are just some of the interesting applications that have emerged over the last few years: 1. Building Robot Bees to Help Pollinate Crops Bees perform an important ecological function, especially for farmers…

Walmart and Roku Launch New Atvio Roku TV Lineup in Mexico

New 32, 50 and 55 inch models available exclusively at Walmart stores in Mexico starting at $3,499 pesos Walmart and Roku, Inc. announced the launch of the new Atvio Roku TV lineup of smart TVs, exclusively available in Walmart stores in Mexico. Atvio Roku TVs will offer consumers a smart TV experience that is easy to use so they can enjoy streaming entertainment at an affordable price. Atvio Roku TV models will be available in the upcoming weeks and will include a 32 inch HD screen, and a 50 and 55 inch UHD screen,…