Android Pay Adds 60 Banks in a Day

Typical examples of the new financial institutions on Android Pay include the Rock Canyon Bank, the North Texas Credit Union and the Libertyville Savings Bank. The major coup for Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL) here is getting all the credit unions signed up.

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What Companies will benefit from Hyperloop?

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) – The Everything Store is basically a logistics company and Hyperloop is a next generation logistics solution. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd has even described his company’s technology as “Amazon Prime on steroids.” Hyperloop would make Amazon more profitable by greatly reducing transportation costs while speeding up delivery times. A fulfillment center in Ohio would be able to provide same day delivery for merchandise ordered in Chicago or New York by utilizing Hyperloop.

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Is GrubHub Making Money?

This shows me that GrubHub has the potential to become a cash rich company fairly quickly. It managed to generate $16.07 million in cash from financing and accumulate $361.27 million in cash and short-term investments by the end of first quarter 2017.

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Who would Buy Uber??

A leaderless Uber with its value destroyed will be a natural acquisition target.

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Kroger is winning the Grocery Wars; Amazon has Bought Whole Foods

Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) are winning the grocery wars. Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) has given up

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Ten Threats to Dollar General (and Dollar Tree)

The conventional wisdom is that Dollar General is “Amazon Proof,” but conventional wisdom is often dead wrong about the Everything Store.

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Ten Threats to Amazon

Netflix loses money like crazy but it has built up a global platform for delivery of digital products. A danger is that Netflix might start selling products like video games, software, insurance, or financial services in addition to video entertainment. Another is that Netflix might team up with a retailer to start selling goods through its platform. A grave danger for Amazon would be Walmart or Alibaba buying Netflix and offering a Prime type delivery and entertainment option through it.

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The Bon-Ton Stores will not survive the Retail Apocalypse

The lesson here is clear the department store business model no longer works in America. Investors should stay away from this sector, far, far away if they want to make money. The Bon-Ton Stores’ present reality is the future for brands like Macy’s; and JC Penney’s, unless they can change radically.

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Eleven Threats to Kroger

Despite all that Kroger’s position is far from secure. There are some serious threats to the grocery giant out there that can undermine its business.

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Walmart wants to make everybody a Delivery Person

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) wants to turn every cashier, stocker and assistant manager in its stores into a delivery person.

A new program would pay employees to drop packages off at customers’ homes or business after they leave work, The Washington Post reported. The delivery initiative is already being tested at Walmart stores in New Jersey and Arkansas, Walmart.com CEO Marc Lore told reporters.

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