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In 2017, Walmart proved it’s still the undisputed king of retail

Walmart kicked its e-commerce initiatives into high gear in 2017. It has maintained its dominance in brick and mortar while becoming a real competitor online. For those reasons, we’re saying it’s the most impressive retailer of 2017. Walmart entered 2017 as something of an underdog. It’s a position the retail […]
In 2017, Walmart proved it’s still the undisputed king of retail
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Shopping changed a lot in 2017 — and smartphones are to blame

More shoppers made purchases from their phones in 2017 than ever before. Optimised apps and websites and integration with speedy services like Apple Pay have made mobile shopping more streamlined. This represents a new stage of e-commerce and was the biggest way that shopping changed in 2017. 2017 will go […]
Shopping changed a lot in 2017  —  and smartphones are to blame
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Amazon dominated online shopping in the US in 2017 — and it wasn’t even close

Amazon dominated online sales in 2017 – and it wasn’t even close. The company launched new features for customers, greatly expanded its private-label assortment, expanded into physical retail with the purchase of Whole Foods, and responded aggressively to competitors. That’s why we’re naming Amazon our e-commerce retailer of the year. […]
Amazon dominated online shopping in the US in 2017  —  and it wasn’t even close