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U.S. Cyber Monday Sales Hit Record with $9.4 Billion

Consumers in the United States made it again. The record for Cyber Monday was hit and it amounted to $9.4 billion spent or 18.9% year-over-year growth, according to preliminary data by Adobe Analytics.However, most of the buyers didn’t wait until Monday to start shopping since retailers started sales earlier in the month, just after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. As we have already reported Black Friday online consumers spent $7.4 billion.Among the winners of this holiday season are Best Buy,...

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Walmart Canada Launches Blockchain Initiative for Freight Tracking and Payments Management

According to a November 14, 2019 press release, Walmart Canada is now embracing the use of blockchain as they will be launching its use for freight tracking and payment info management.And such an initiative is not surprising. Besides cryptocurrency, it’s most famous offering, taking over the world, there has also been the talk of blockchain becoming the next big technology used across various industries and this is for good reason. Blockchain, by its design, creates an irrefutable ledger of...

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Amazon Is Launching New Grocery Store Brand Next Year

E-commerce retailing giant Amazon is planning to expand its reach in the food industry and open a new brand of grocery store. As CNET has reported, a new grocery store will be opened in Woodland Hills, California, in 2020.Amazon spokesperson said:“Amazon is opening a grocery store in Woodland Hills in 2020.”When asked about Whole Foods acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion in 2017, the company has stated it is going to make a new brand totally different from this network and Amazon Go...

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Ripple’s Partners MoneyGram and Ria to Power Walmart’s Money Transfer Service

United States’ retail behemoth Walmart has decided to expand its current offerings of financial services by offering money remittance services within its network of nearly 5,000 stores across America. It already has two money transfer services (the Walmart2Walmart and Walmart2World service launched last year) but the retail giant has also decided to power Walmart2World with Ripple‘s partners MoneyGram and Ria.November 4, 2019."@Walmart is announcing the next step in its commitment to help...

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Coca-Cola to Use Blockchain Technology Developed by SAP

The IT company that backs Coca-Cola’s bottle manufacturing supply chain processes is apparently getting into blockchain technology.Dubbed Coke One North America (CONA), the company claims its pilot project that they are evolving together with software provider SAP is going to be widened from two to 70 of the manufacturers who are delivering the 160,000 bottles to Coca-Cola shops daily.The company said on Tuesday that this blockchain project is focusing on improving distribution for all of the...

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Walmart and Green Dot Cooperate to Build Fintech Accelerator

In what seems like a match made in heaven retail giant Walmart and financial services company Green Dot have both decided to extend their partnership beyond the Walmart MoneyCard Program and to build an accelerator that will enable fintech startups to thrive.The retail giant disclosed this yesterday and indicated that the focus of the accelerator would be towards retail products that would in their own words “sit at the intersection of retail…shopping and consumer financial services,”.The...

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How to Invest Like Bill Gates with Just $10,000

Everybody is familiar with the name of Bill Gates — an American business magnate, the founder of the world’s largest software business Microsoft, and the second richest man in the world. What is the key to his raving success and how can you receive high money if all you have is $10,000? The answer is in our article.Since the establishment of Microsoft in 1975, Gates has held several positions including those of the chairman, CEO and chief software architect. As early as 1987, he was ranked...

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