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Walmart considers asking customers to deliver its online orders

Reuters: Wal-Mart looking into crowd-sourcing online delivery

www.engadget.com
Walmart is considering the slightly insane sounding idea of using its in-store customers to deliver online orders to help it compete with bricks and mortar-less competitors like Amazon, according to Reuters. The big box outfit currently ships internet purchases out from just 25 of its stores, using the likes...
Reuters: Wal-Mart looking into crowd-sourcing online delivery

Walmart crowdsourcing scheme may use customers as delivery drivers

www.guardian.co.uk
Crowdsourcing initiative, subject to legal approval, could see Walmart customers deliver food packages to online buyersWalmart is considering a radical plan to allow customers to deliver packages to online buyers in a shakeup of delivery services that could allow the supermarkets group it to better compete with Amazon.Tapping in-store customers...
Walmart crowdsourcing scheme may use customers as delivery drivers
People of Walmart.com, now you can pay in cash

Walmart.com Lets You Pay With Cash When Shopping Online

allthingsd.com
Walmart.com is launching today “Pay with Cash,” a new feature that enables users to place orders online and then pay for them at a nearby Wal-Mart. In an interview, Joel Anderson, president and CEO of Walmart.com said the new feature is targeting people who don’t have access to debit or credit...
Walmart.com Lets You Pay With Cash When Shopping Online
Wal-Mart takes cash for online purchases

Hey, Mobile Wallets Don’t Work for Everyone

www.betabeat.com
Wal-Mart (flickr.com/Monochrome) So, a decade from now, it's going to be all smartphone-enabled mobile wallets, right? Children being born right this minute will look at good old greenbacks the way today's teenagers think of VHS cassettes. Well, Wal-Mart apparently isn't so sure about that, because the big box behemoth has just launched...
Hey, Mobile Wallets Don’t Work for Everyone

Wal-Mart Wants Store Customers To Deliver Packages To Online Shoppers

www.techdirt.com
Having just seen cases where legacy players have felt threatened by more innovative startups that take advantage of more distributed "peer-production" rather than top-down centralized systems of old, it's interesting to see a counter example. Apparently, Wal-Mart is considering a plan in which it tries to get in-store shoppers to...
Wal-Mart Wants Store Customers To Deliver Packages To Online Shoppers
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