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The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon The Strength of Beauty: Why Cosmetics is Withstanding Amazon

Jeff Bezos just became the richest man in modern history with a net worth of over 150 BILLION dollars. This news,  announced yesterday, only further illustrates the fact that the Seattle-based Amazon has become a force to be reckoned with. While...

  • Wal-Mart Goes High TechWal-Mart Goes High TechAt the end of the world there will nothing but cockroaches, polyester and Wal-Mart. Or so we believed. Wal-Mart has been untouchable for decades. But with Amazon’s foray into pretty much everything, box stores have found themselves questioning their immortality....
  • When finding Wholesalers, Look for Direct LiquidationWhen Finding Wholesalers, Look to Direct LiquidationAll across the world, hundreds of thousands of individuals are the proud owners or, aspiring owners, their own businesses. This is especially prevalent in North American some the motion of, “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps,” has been engrained in...
  • Google Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashGoogle Looks to Turn Product Searches into CashMaybe Google needs increased revenue to equip their Silicon Valley headquarters with more nap pods, build a new gym, or to start an organic farm on-site for employees? Or, maybe they’re just trying to level the online marketplace playing field?...
  • Despite Amazon’s Meteoric Rise, Alibaba and JD Won’t Be PushoversDespite Amazon’s Meteoric Rise, Alibaba and JD Won’t Be PushoversAmazon has seen its value increase significantly in recent years. Whether you just read another article detailing their next move or acquisition, or just had something from the marketplace delivered to your doorstep, Amazon is engraining itself in our daily...
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  • Wal-Mart Purchases Boston’s Shoebuy for $70 million To Strengthen Jet.comWal-Mart Stores Inc. has purchased one of the largest online shoe stores to add to their recent acquirement of Jet.com. In 2000, according to Top500Guide.com, ShoeBuy launched and has had great success selling now on many online shopping locations such...
  • Target Opening Smaller Stores Targeted At MillennialsAmidst the ongoing battle of declining traffic and sales, Target is slated to open several small stores in predominantly urban centres where millennials live. From New York City to Pennsylvania and California, these smaller, focussed stores, will target (excuse the...
  • Wal-Mart Invests In Textile Manufacturing In The United StatesAs of June 21, 2016, nearly seven million dollars has been invested into small motors, textiles, and plastic moulding by The Wal-Mart United States Manufacturing Innovation Fund, according to Vice President Cindi Marsiglio of US MANUFACTURING Wal-Mart has stated. Cindi...
  • Better Buy Now – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. vs. Costco Wholesale CorporationPeople are usually entertained by corporate battles (think Coca-Cola and Pepsi, Apple and Microsoft and others). Wal-Mart and Costco have been in the discount seller business for a long time, and they are both powerful and popular. Yet, we want...
  • German Wholesaler METRO Eyes Expansion in India, Plans 50 More Stores by 2020German Wholesaler METRO Goes Toe-to-Toe with Wal-Mart in India, Plans 50 More Stores by 2020METRO Cash & Carry, a chain of self-service wholesale stores based in Germany, plans to expand in India with 50 more stores by the end of 2020, the German company said Monday. India, where retail is closed to foreign direct...
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  • Walmart Pledges to Buy More American-Made MerchandiseWalmart has pledged to increase domestic sourcing by up to $50 billion over the next ten years. The plan comes alongside a commitment by the largest U.S. retailer to further more career opportunities to its employee, as well as war...
  • Walmart to Start Monitoring Third-Party WarehousesImage source: The Guardian Walmart has announced plans to start overseeing local warehouses that sort and move imported goods headed to Walmart outlets, Wall Street Journal reports. The announcement came following legal issues and worker strikes amid complaints that subcontractors...
  • Hurrican Sandy Affects RetailersRetailers Brace for Decline in November Sales as Hurricane Sandy RecedesAt a Wal-Mart store in Riverhead, New York. October 28, 2012 (Reuters)   Retailers are not likely to emerge unscathed from the ill effects of Hurricane Sandy, which barreled across the East Coast right before the most important shopping months...
  • New Semantic Search Engine Boosts Wal-Mart SalesBy now, you’ve heard about Wal-Mart’s new search engine that gets 10 to 15 percent more in sales when shoppers search for products. Called Polaris, the engine is based on semantic search technology, which not only helps users find the...
  • Pork Scandal in China Closes Some Wal-Mart StoresWal-Mart in China is accused of selling ordinary pork as organic pork in the southwestern city of Chongqing. As a result, some Wal-Mart stores will close temporarily. "We have agreed to temporarily close some stores in Chongqing for 15 days. We believe this will allow us to complete comprehensive actions to upgrade the standards in these Chongqing stores," said a Wal-Mart spokesperson in a statement.
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  • India Buying Into Global Economy with Enormous PotentialINDIA - Forget about the war of the onion traders who recently called off a strike after meeting with India's chief minister; although it's worth noting that business returned to normal at Azadpur wholesale market after lifting the strike. The real news today, where India is concerned, is about how quickly the Asian giant is buying into the global economy, with wholesale stores leading the trend.
  • Holiday Apparel Sales 2010: So Far, It’s Looking So GoodReports are already coming in about the commencement of the holiday shopping season having signs of a “solid start” across the board, leaving many cautious retail outlets heaving an early sigh of relief. As many others in the industry had anticipated, the consumer reaction to the start of the season's sales has been positive, with signs of a healthy year-end on the horizon. Here are the highlights, as experts predict the outcome of the event, and early numbers help shape the trends today.
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