Ecommerce

Should Amazon be worried about Walmart+?

Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum on Walmart launching a subscription service, Amazon getting into the luxury market, Hobby Lobby raising employee wages and Taco Bell coming out with a wine.

Coronavirus fueling Americans' search for online shopping deals

As Americans are strapped for cash and limited by coronavirus restrictions imposed on brick-and-mortar retailers, a new survey by online payment firm Paypal and online coupon browser extension Honey has found a surge in consumers who are seeking out online deals. 

Walmart launches long-awaited subscription service

Under the retailer's new subscription service, which reportedly had been delayed multiple times due to the pandemic, shoppers will receive unlimited free delivery on more than 160,000 items from stores (shoppers must spend a minimum of $35), fuel discounts and "access to tools" that are said to make shopping even faster, according to Walmart.