Excerpted from Fast Company April 30, 2019. Recommended read! Walmart’s AI-powered store of the future is nothing like Amazon Go There are cameras. There is AI. And the similarities end there. By Mark Wilson 5 minute Read When Amazon launched its first Go store in 2018, the public lined up around the block to see the future of… Read More »
FedEx Office, a subsidiary of FedEx, on Tuesday announced it will bring 500 new FedEx Office packing, shipping and printing locations to U.S. Walmart stores. At ShopTalk in Las Vegas the companies said a pilot program had successfully driven more traffic to the retailer while smoothing logistical problems.
I like the line from Doug Stephens — Walmart has clearly recognized that if it’s going to hold its own against Amazon, it needs to think less like an empire and more like a network.