Sports fans know that even the greatest winning streaks end sooner or later. The same can be said of stocks,Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The same-day delivery war will be won by the company willing to stick it out, invest money, and spend several years slowly building up and rolling out its service. In that time, we’re liable to see consolidation and alliances Walmart or Amazon.com teaming up with Google Express, or Google contracting with Kroger or Uber to provide deliveries.Read more