Shopify Merchants Can Now Sell On Walmart.com Through New Partnership

Walmart Shopify Partnership

Shopify and Walmart partner to launch a channel enabling Shopify merchants to sell their products on Walmart.com. This marks the first time Walmart has partnered with a commerce platform empowering small to medium-sized businesses to sell through its online marketplace. According to Walmart, over 120 million Americans visit walmart.com every month, discovering and buying an […]

Report: Walmart is Developing Amazon Prime Competitor

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This week, Walmart officially launched Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS) for marketplace sellers to entice brands and entrepreneurs to use its fledgling marketplace. While Walmart has stocked up its online inventory with a greater variety of every-day big brand products, it has not seen the same enthusiasm for its marketplace,¬†where smaller brands and entrepreneurs could offer […]

Walmart Q4 Earnings Call Touts eCommerce Successes But Ignores Third-Party Marketplace

This week Walmart announced its fourth quarter earnings for 2018 which includes significant improvements in its online revenues. For the quarter, online sales increased by 43 percent YoY. For the year, Walmart’s online sales are up 40 percent, nearly doubling that business over the last two years. While these sales gains are impressive, the company […]

Walmart Manages Shipping Costs with New Out-of-Stock Algorithm

The Wall Street Journal reports that Walmart has begun to show some products out-of-stock to shoppers to control shipping costs on large and bulky items. This new fulfillment algorithm takes into consideration the distance between a shopper’s address and the nearest fulfillment center and the cost of shipping the order. For bulky or heavy products, […]

Walmart Lands Bombshell on Marketplace Sellers – In-Store Returns!

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First, it was free shipping, then it was free and fast shipping, now it’s returns that are becoming the battleground in eCommerce. Amazon always seems to lead the industry down a path that is difficult for small and micro businesses to follow. Even big box companies are struggling to keep up with the giant eCommerce […]