Wal-Mart’s recent announcement that it is expecting “lackluster returns for the next two years” has Wall Street up in arms. The reason? Wal-Mart plans to invest heavily in e-commerce and employee wages.
E-Commerce Only 3% of Sales at Wal-Mart
Online giant Amazon is calling the shots in the retail space these days with their 100% online commerce approach. Wal-Mart is reacting to that. Even staid old Macy’s has 8% of their revenues from online channels. Wal-Mart needs to climb on board the e-commerce train.
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