Why Did Walmart Just Announce a $20 billion Share Buyback Program?

Well, to be honest, just because it can.Walmart is not just another retailer. It is the world's largest in terms of revenue, which means...

Why Amazon’s Fulfillment Costs are Rising Despite Economies of Scale

As the United States' retail wars rage on, every company is already in the "do whatever it takes" mode, slashing prices, enhancing delivery methods,...

Costco Stock Takes 6 Percent Hit on Minor Dip in Membership...

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) crushed its fourth quarter 2017 earnings, only to watch its own stock price crushed as a reward from investors. The...

Can Tesla Motors Overcome Model 3 Production Bottlenecks and Delivery Challenges?

Tesla (TSLA) is in a fix, but it's a problem that any carmaker would kill for. What's going on behind the scenes at Tesla...

Amazon and Flipkart: Spending Billions on India’s Billion Shoppers

Is it a coincidence that Amazon's Great Indian Sale just happened to be on the same days that its rival Flipkart announced its Big...

Is Mobile Traffic Growth Hitting Google’s Bottom Line?

Alphabet, Google's parent company, has gone from strength to strength in the last ten years, growing its revenues from just $16.59 billion in 2007...

Microsoft Decisively Sheds the Windows Revenue Growth Burden

The last year that PC sales registered growth was in 2011, when global PC sales grew by 4%. Since then, PC sales have declined...

Why Alibaba (BABA) Stock Has Bloated by a Whopping 90% in...

Alibaba (BABA), the Chinese e-commerce giant who we cannot stop comparing to Amazon (AMZN), has done one thing much better than Amazon this year...

FTC Will Not Pursue Antitrust Aspects of Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition

Earlier this Wednesday, the FTC cleared Amazon's proposed purchase of Whole Foods Market, a deal that is valued at $13.7 billion and is expected...

Essentially Amazon: Echo Creator Invests in Andy Rubin’s Essential Products Inc.

Joining Chinese media giant Tencent Holdings and Foxconn Technology Group, Amazon is now an investor in Android co-creator Andy Rubin's smart hardware startup, Essential...