Morgan Stanley, the America based Global financial services firm has described Cincinnati based Kroger as a potential business competitor to Amazon, Walmart followed by a study. The new ecommerce platform has got momentum and enormous popularity due its unique offerings. However, another study has depicted Kroger as a threat to Publix, still remaining away from Amazon or Walmart.
Target stores are getting more foot traffic and shoppers are spending more in each trip, raising the company's annual profit outlook and increasing its second-quarter net income three folds, announced the discount-store chain Wednesday.
Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store U.S. sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier, according to data released Sunday by an industry group.
Wealthier U.S. shoppers are likely to drive the most bountiful holiday season in three years as retailers slash prices to cope with tighter budgets, analysts said on Tuesday, as a new survey showed 2014 retail sales rising 4.1 percent.
Rakuten Inc sought court action to stop the passage of the bill to prohibit the over the counter sales of certain drugs over the Internet.
Blitsy, the online crafts company and site, received over a million dollars in seed funding from known institutional and angel investors.