Walmart And Target Have Changed The Game For Amazon

by MR Magazine Staff

Target and Walmart have changed the retail game for Amazon. They have merged online and offline sales, speeding up delivery time. That’s according to Stanley Philipose 1st, author of the book Retail Apocalypse; The Death of Malls, Retailers, & Jobs.“ Amazon made 2-day delivery table stakes for e-commerce,” he says. “Retail giants such as Walmart and Target have caught up and countered by turning stores into fulfillment centers, offering customers next day or even same day pick-up and delivery options. Amazon knows that speed is as important as pricing to consumers, so it is investing heavily to shrink that window faster than the competition in order to stay ahead.” Read more at Forbes.