The Evolution of Wayfair: What’s Next?

Blue Wayfair couch sitting next to a plant may have went public in 2014, but the furniture empire was created 15 years prior by college roommates Steve Conine and Niraj Shah. The evolution of Wayfair has resulted in it becoming a one stop shop in the U.S. home goods market with a vast selection of products. Home furnishings are sold not just […]

Alibaba vs. Amazon: Alibaba a Threat to Amazon?

E-commerce packages from Amazon and Alibaba

When it comes to dominating e-commerce, Amazon instantly pops into mind. Alibaba is not far behind as they dominate China. Alibaba vs. Amazon, who wins? In 2014 when Alibaba went public, they had a net worth of $230 billion. Amazon had approximately $150 Billion. Alibaba may have been beating out Amazon, but in 2015 they […]

The Amazon Pricing Strategy and the Pressure on Competitors

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At one point or another you have made an Amazon purchase. The Amazon pricing strategy is what keeps people purchasing. Whatever you were looking for whether it was apparel, toiletries, or electronics, Amazon has it. With the click of a button customers buy exactly what they want a discounted price. Let’s not forget Prime members eligibility for free shipping […]

Walmart’s Retail Link System Talks to Suppliers Through Data

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It is an all-encompassing tool that provides sellers with all the data to be successful. However, with all of that information comes a responsibility. Since Walmart’s Retail Link® System is so comprehensive, Walmart holds its suppliers accountable for managing their inventory. A well-maintained inventory is one of the keys to being a successful seller on […]

Walmart’s Retail Link-Point-Of-Sale Data

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Walmart’s Retail Link® Point-Of-Sale Data Walmart’s Retail Link® is a comprehensive tool used to pull Point-Of-Sale (POS) data. This data has many uses for retailers who sell through Walmart.  The data predicts buying patterns, trends and inventory management. It ensures supply chain reliability and provides other important information.  POS data goes together with customer satisfaction and brand awareness. […]