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Walmart and Amazon are locked in a bitter retail war — but they're becoming clones of each other in the process

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Frances Buoy
Dec 03, 2017 09:10
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If you want to know what the Walmart of the future looks like, it's best to look at Amazon for a rough sketch.

Walmart continues to move its business online as Amazon moves offline, and they're becoming the first two truly omnichannel retailers in the process.

Walmart is still the indisputable leader offline as the largest retailer in the US — and possibly the world— by sales, while Amazon still dominates online.

As businesses start to think about an equilibrium between online and brick-and-mortar, there's no better time to consider what America's biggest retailers will look like in the future.

Walmart was first to the punch, launching its limited pilot program with August Home in September.

There are larger examples from just this year

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