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Walmart Touts Same-Day Delivery to Almost Half of US Homes

Grocery delivery sure is competitive

(Newser) - Look out, Amazon: Trying to keep pace with the online leader, Walmart is expanding its same-day online grocery delivery service to more than 40% of US households, or 100 metro areas, by year-end, reports the AP . Tom Ward, VP of Walmart's digital operations, says the retail giant is powering... More »

CVS Takes 'Preemptive Strike' Against Amazon

It will offer same-day, next-day drug delivery

(Newser) - CVS customers will soon be able to get their prescriptions, along with other merchandise, delivered for free the next day—or even the same day in some cities. The move, announced Monday, will start in 2018, and USA Today reports it's likely a "preemptive strike" at Amazon, which... More »

Walmart's New Delivery Service: You

Retail behemoth looks to crowd sourcing for home delivery

(Newser) - If Walmart is too understaffed to stock its own shelves , how can it hope to move into home delivery? Turns out, the retail behemoth could be turning to people like you. Yes, Walmart is looking into crowd-sourcing home deliveries, paying its customers to deliver packages for them, reports Reuters . "... More »

Now Post Office Tests Same-Day Delivery

Service will roll out in San Francisco next month

(Newser) - First Amazon , then Walmart ... now the post office is trying out same-day delivery. The struggling USPS thinks it may be able to cash in on all those Internet shoppers desperate to get their holiday gifts delivered just as quickly as if they had gone to a store. It will begin... More »

Now Walmart Testing Same-Day Delivery

Retailer intensifies competition with Amazon

(Newser) - Walmart is going head-to-head with Amazon in yet another area: same-day delivery. The retailer has started testing it in several US cities, soon after Amazon started doing the same . Walmart has become increasingly concerned with the threat from Amazon, as its low prices and free two-day shipping for Prime members... More »

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