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Walmart Opens E-Commerce Marketplace to Non-US Vendors

A Walmart sign at a store in Duarte, Calif. (David Swanson/Bloomberg News) A Walmart sign outside a store in Duarte, Calif. (David Swanson/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. has removed rules requiring sellers on its marketplace website to be registered in the U.S. — an attempt to close the e-commerce gap with Amazon .com Inc. and tap into China’s vast network of manufacturers.

March 19, 2021
Business

Walmart Narrows Gap, but Amazon Prices Still Cheaper, Study Finds

A Walmart employee organizes store shelves Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Walmart Inc. is narrowing the online price gap with low-cost leader Amazon.com and is beating the world’s biggest e-commerce company on prices for baby products, according to a new study.

November 8, 2018