How China’s Shopping Malls Survive And Thrive In The E-Commerce Age

Fortune: Walmart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

The future of grocery–in store and online | McKinsey & Company

June 10

US retail giant Walmart launches flagship online store on JD.com | South China Morning Post

What China Reveals About the Future of Shopping

March 31

Winning Omni-Channel Shoppers in Thier Micro Moments. 

Good read on those, “micro-moments—intent-driven I-want-to-know, I-want-to-go, I-want-to-do, and I-want-to-buy moments.”  Considering the explosion of smartphone ownership and the increasingly easy mobile online purchasing experience, it’s no wonder that the impetus to purchase in a micro-moment is a natural habit.    https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/articles/winning-omni-channel-shoppers-micro-moments.html

Health and Beauty Sees Big Increase in Mcommerce Transaction 

February 27

Check out P&G’s New CEO is Unhappy About China on Fortune.com:

Crest nailed this in China so curious why other brands didn’t follow suit. http://fortune.com/2016/02/18/procter-gamble-china/

RetailWire Discussion: Is there any stopping Aldi as it makes SoCal move?

Walmart Online Focus After Earnings

POP Displays Grabbing Brick-and-Mortar Consumer’s Attention | Inc.com

You need to know these 33 shocking Walmart & Shopper Marketing facts | Benjamin Brooks | LinkedIn

Some interesting data on Walmart as well as basic shopper marketing research. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/you-need-know-33-shocking-walmart-shopper-marketing-facts-brooks?trk=v-feed

February 13

eMarketer.com: Are Retailers Providing a Consistent Omnichannel Experience?