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May 17, 2024
Consumers Want Payment Options That Help Manage Spending

As consumers look for simpler and more intuitive eCommerce experiences, Harvest Hosts sees providing more payment options as key to meeting shoppers’ demand to be able to control how they manage their...


May 17, 2024
UK Antitrust Regulator Won’t Investigate Microsoft-Mistral AI Partnership

The United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will not investigate Microsoft’s partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) startup Mistral AI. “The CMA has decided that Microsoft Corporation’s partnership with Mistral...


May 17, 2024
Ex-Walmart US CEO Bill Simon Says Retailer Won’t Keep Affluent Shoppers

Walmart shouldn’t count on keeping the affluent customers it has recently gained, the retailer’s former U.S. CEO Bill Simon said Thursday (May 16). Speaking on CNBC’s Fast Money, Simon said that when the...


May 17, 2024
Amazon, Walmart Aim to Retain Lower-Income Shoppers Amid Luxury Push

Amazon and Walmart may be setting their sights on high-income consumers, but as the two retail giants compete for shoppers’ spending, they are working hard not to lose their lower-income...


May 16, 2024
Walmart’s Luminate Data Platform Goes International

Three years after its launch in the United States, Walmart Luminate, the retailer’s insights solution, is being rolled out worldwide. Walmart’s data analytics product suite will be expanded to Walmex in Mexico before...


May 16, 2024
The Orchestrated Platform: Why Payments Orchestration Is Not Just for...

Merchant aggregators, marketplaces, platforms — there are many names for these organizations, but there is no doubt that they have risen to the fore in eCommerce. Whether food delivery aggregators,...


May 16, 2024
AI Turns Streaming Video Search Into Churn-Reducing Conversations

Streaming platforms have transformed the content and digital entertainment landscape. Platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and many others all offer subscribers access to thousands of movies, TV shows,...


May 15, 2024
Arizona Attorney General Files Suit Against Amazon Over Unfair Business...

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes has taken legal action against retail giant Amazon, alleging unfair and deceptive business practices that violate state consumer protection and antitrust laws. The lawsuit, announced...


May 15, 2024
Online Retailers Beware – Amazon US Website Found to Target...

By: Robert Beveridge (Mills & Reeve) In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeal decision that Amazon’s US website targets UK consumers. This judgment addresses...


Walmart Vs. Amazon Whole Paycheck: Battle For The Digital-First Consumer
Amazon, Walmart Gain Q3 eCommerce Sales, But Lose Share of Total Spend  Spoiler alert: This edition of the Whole Paycheck Tracker report, the exclusive PYMNTS data dive on the claim Amazon and Walmart make on their share of the U.S. consumer’s whole paycheck, does not contain the customary exponential increases associated with these two retailers.
The Battle for Consumer Retail Spend: Amazon Versus Walmart Q2 2022: The Discretionary Spend Play
Amazon’s Lead in Consumer Discretionary Spend Remains Unchallenged  In the clash of the retail titans, Walmart leads in grocery and personal care spend, but Amazon dominates in clothing, furniture, appliances and hobbies, the Q2 2022 edition of "The Battle For Consumer Retail Spend: Amazon Versus Walmart" found, while also exploring ways consumers stand to gain from the rivalry.