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Walmart.com uses discounts for in-store pickups to fight Amazon

Walmart has made a few moves already to make shopping there more appealing vs. Amazon, but the latest one leverages its existing stores and distribution network. With a new program called “Pickup Discount,” it will lower the price for many items that…

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Vudu’s mobile app rips digital copies of your Blu-rays

Walmart's Vudu streaming arm has unveiled the “first mobile offering” to convert nearly 8,000 movies on DVD and Blu-ray to digital HD files, it says. It's an expansion of the company's existing desktop conversion service, but lets you convert your ph…

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Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon Valley

Like Target and Amazon, Walmart is trying to figure out what the future of retail looks like. The company already bought up startups like Jet.com and clothing store ModCloth to better compete online, but Walmart's next move will invest some of its si…

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Amazon lowers its free shipping threshold to counter Walmart

When Walmart ditched its Amazon Prime-style subscriptions and offered free two-day shipping for all orders over $35, it was a shot across the bow — we might not compete directly, but we can still undercut you. Well, Amazon is responding in kind. J…

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Walmart kills its Amazon Prime-style shipping service

After launching it less than a year ago, Walmart is scrapping ShippingPass, a subscription program meant to compete with Amazon Prime's free shipping. Instead, it will offer free two-day shipping without a membership, provided you order goods worth u…

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