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Walmart Links Up With Adobe in e-Commerce Tech Business Push (YF)

The retailer said it will start offering cloud services and a number of other technologies to retailers operating on Adobe’s e-commerce platform. In doing so, the retailer said i... More

Genpact to Open New Sites in Costa Rica, Mexico Through Expanded Partnership With Walmart (MESA)

Genpact announced that it will open a new finance and accounting delivery center in Heredia, Costa Rica and a digital innovation hub in Guadalajara, Mexico focused on advanced anal... More

Inside Walmart’s Ambitious Streaming Video Plans (Digiday)

Walmart might have scuttled its plans to build a subscription video streaming service catering to the “heartland,” but the company still has streaming video ambitions.... More

Walmart’s Vudu Sets Originals for Free-Streaming Lineup (Variety)

Vudu wants to entertain Middle America with a lineup of free, ad-supported original streaming content — and the company also envisions the slate as a great way to get consumers t... More

Walmart May Bring ‘Shoppable’ TV Shows, Movies to Vudu in 2019 (The Verge)

Walmart is reportedly planning to bring at least six new original programs to its Vudu platform in the next year. A report from Bloomberg claims that the lineup will be comprised o... More

Walmart Bets on TV Shows for Families, Date Night in Media Push (Bloomberg)

Walmart already sells more TVs than anyone. Now it wants to make the shows you watch on them, too.... More

Walmart Abandons Plans for Video Streaming Service, Will Focus Instead on Vudu (CNBC)

Here’s a plot twist — one company is deciding not to launch a new streaming video service. At a time when NBC, Disney, AT&T, Viacom, Apple and others are considering subscripti... More

Walmart Rolls Out a Virtual ‘Toy Lab’ to Demo New Holiday Toy Product Lineup (Digiday)

To win over potential young customers, Walmart is getting creative. On Friday, Walmart launched a website called the “Toy Lab” that helps children learn about its products thro... More

Microsoft, Walmart to Open Joint Engineering Office in Austin as Part of Cloud Partnership (VentureBeat)

Microsoft and Walmart announced today that they’re opening a joint engineering office in Austin, Texas, as part of their recently announced five-year-strategic cloud partnership.... More

Walmart’s Vudu is Using Original Shows, Shopper Data to Stand Out in a Crowded Ad-Supported Video Market (Digiday)

The free, ad-supported streaming video market has gotten crowded, with Roku joining the likes of Pluto TV, XUMO and Tubi and Amazon reportedly waiting in the wings. But Vudu has an... More

Walmart Cuts Online Video Deals in Bid to Become Entertainment Hub (WSJ)

Walmart has struck deals with an old-school Hollywood studio and a next-generation interactive-video startup as part of the drive by the world’s largest retailer to become an ent... More

Walmart Launches Online Store for Ebooks, Audiobooks (Variety)

Amazon just got yet another competitor in the ebook and audiobook space: Walmart launched its very own digital book store Wednesday, selling ebooks as well as audiobooks through it... More

Walmart CIO: We Picked Microsoft for Huge Cloud Deal to Accelerate Digital Transformation (Forbes)

How does a global corporation with 2 million employees, 10,000 brick-and-mortar stores, daily revenue of $1.37 billion and a booming e-commerce business become a lightning-fast inn... More

Walmart Vudu-Branded Subscription Video Service Eyes Q4 Launch (Variety)

Walmart is in fact looking at entering the subscription-video space to compete with Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, sources confirmed — and the retailing giant is planning to launch th... More

A Walmart Streaming Service? Retailer Mulls Challenge to Netflix, Amazon (IBD)

The nation's biggest retailer is mulling the creation of its own subscription streaming video service, according to The Information. Walmart already operates Vudu, which the retail... More

Walmart, Microsoft Link Up on Cloud Technology (CNBC)

Retail giant Walmart signed a deal to use Microsoft's cloud and artificial intelligence technology on Tuesday, deepening a strategic partnership between two of Amazon’s major riv... More

Walmart May Have World’s Largest Private Cloud; Could it Become a Cloud Provider? (TechRepublic)

After spending countless millions of dollars over the past five years to build out its own private cloud deployment, key Walmart executives said that the investments are paying off... More

Vudu Pushing Digital Movie Cards at Walmart for the Holidays (HMM)

Vudu.com has upped promotion of branded digital movies via packaged-media SKU (“stock keeping unit”) on shelves exclusively at Walmart. The world’s largest retail star owns V... More

Walmart’s Future May Involve Digital Voice Assistants, VR Shopping (Fast Company)

When you think of Walmart, you probably think of the big-box retail stores that are sprinkled from coast to coast. It’s the biggest retailer in America, with more than 4,000 bric... More

Walmart’s Vudu Video Streaming Service is Coming to Apple TV on Aug. 22 (The Verge)

Walmart has confirmed a native app for Vudu, its video streaming service, is set to become widely available on Apple TV beginning August 22nd. The creation and integration of an ap... More