Wal-Mart's latest digital move will make reordering frequent purchases easier for its online shoppers. The retailer recently announced an "Easy Reorder" feature, which registers Wal-Mart purchases and saves them to a shopper's purchase history.
Many say retail is changing, or that it's evolving too fast for retailers to keep up. But this is just a pixel of the digital transformation picture. The hard truth is shoppers are changing and Generation Z (everyone born after 1995) is giving us a glimpse into the near future of the retail revolution.
Cin7, a cloud-based inventory management company, has integrated its product suite with the Wal-Mart Marketplace. The marketplace enables sellers to leverage the power of the world's largest retailer, with their items appearing on Walmart.com alongside those being sold by Wal-Mart and other marketplace sellers.
Walmart is testing a new way to appease online grocery shoppers that prefer self-service. The retail giant has rolled out an automated kiosk in Oklahoma City that allows shoppers to pick up groceries any day or time.
Amazon. To the customer the word is synonymous with low prices, unlimited assortment, and fast and free shipping. To retailers it is a constant reminder that the retail landscape has been forever changed and they need to adopt to keep pace or be left on the outside looking in.
Wal-Mart is testing six next-gen approaches in two recently opened supercenters in Tomball, TX, and Lake Nona, FL. These stores were fully reimagined from a new layout, to building and environmental enhancements, to added technology that all improve the shopping experience, according to a blog post written by Jeff Muench, senior director of business development.