Motley Fool: Walmart’s Answer to Amazon’s One-Day Shipping Launches

After Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced plans to “evolve” its Prime two-day shipping to one-day shipping during its first-quarter earnings call last month, it was only a matter of time before the big brick-and-mortar competitors stepped up to the challenge. Walmart (NYSE:WMT)…

Motley Fool: Target’s Latest Move Puts Pressure on Walmart

For nearly a year the amount of job openings in the U.S has exceeded the number of people seeking work. That has made it hard, at least in some markets, for companies to fill jobs. Even workers lacking college degrees,…

Motley Fool: Retail Tech's Upcoming Revolution

In this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods, host Nick Sciple talks with fool.com analyst Dan Kline about the coolest trends he saw at this year’s Shoptalk conference — namely, the democratization of cutting-edge retail technology. Find out just…

Motley Fool: What Kroger Wants You to Know

Kroger (NYSE:KR) just closed the books on what normally would be considered a solid fiscal year. The grocery giant met the growth goals it issued at the start of 2018 while slashing costs and taking concrete steps toward a new multichannel…

Motley Fool: FedEx Is Helping Big-Box Retailers Compete With Amazon

Big-box retailers such as Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Target (NYSE:TGT) have always had one big advantage over Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN). They have hundreds of stores spread throughout the United States, which they can use to help get items to online customers’ doorsteps more…