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WMT  // Posts tagged as "WMT"

ChannelAdvisor’s Agile Tools Fill a Pivotal Need for Bigger Retailers

Research Question: Does ChannelAdvisor’s software fill a key gap for online retailers and deliver a meaningful ROI? Companies: AMZN, BABA, EBAY, ECOM, EXPGY, GOOG/GOOGL, JD, MELI, MRIN, N, ORCL, OSTK, SAP, SHLD, TYO:4755, W, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings ChannelAdvisor Corp.’s (ECOM) channel management software plays a […]

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Market Conditions Prime for More Generic-Drug Price Increases

Research Question: Will declining competition and supply shortages in the generic drug segment continue to drive up prices, or will third-party payers, the FDA and Congress intervene? Companies: ABC, ACT, CAH, CVS, IPXL, LCI, MCK, MYL, RAD, TLV:TEVA, TSE:ENL, WAG, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The trend […]

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Aug 12 2014 Retail, Services

PetSmart Sales Not Rebounding Enough; Online Competition Increasing

Research Question: Is PetSmart seeing a continuation of its first quarter slide or will its second quarter be the beginning of a performance rebound? Companies: AMZN, COST, PETM, TGT, WFM, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings PetSmart Inc.’s (PETM) second quarter does not appear to be rebounding enough from […]

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TrueCar Increasingly Accepted, More Geared to Low-End Dealers

Research Question: Are auto dealerships increasingly using TrueCar to drive leads and sales? Companies: ABTL, CAR, COST, GCI, TRUE, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sixteen of 23 sources said car buyers are increasingly using the Internet to research prices before making a purchase. TrueCar Inc. (TRUE) is becoming […]

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Game Downloads More of a Threat for GameStop Than Walmart

Research Question: Will Walmart’s used video game business cripple GameStop’s dominance in this area? Companies: AMZN, BBY, GME, GOOG, MSFT, NFLX, TGT, TYO:6758, TYO:7974, WMT By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings GameStop Corp.’s (GME) core business will be threatened more by digital game downloads than by Walmart Stores Inc.’s (WMT) […]

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Generic Drug Joint Purchasing Will Squeeze Manufacturers

Research Question: Will joint drug-purchasing agreements made by the largest pharmaceutical retailers and distributors achieve generic-drug price reductions? How will the generic drug channel be affected? Companies: ABC, ACT, BOM:500359, BOM:524715, CAH, COST, CVS, ESRX, KR, MCK, MYL, NVS, RAD, SWY, TLV:TEVA/TEVA, TSE:CTT, WAG, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings […]

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Gun Enthusiasts Are Shooting First, Stockpiling Later

Research Question: Are gun enthusiasts shooting more ammunition or hoarding it? Companies: ATK, CAB, DKS, GD, OLN, RGR, SWHC, WMT By: Chris Jenks Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Nine of 14 firing range personnel said customers/members are intent on shooting the ammunition they purchase and would use even more ammo if available. […]

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GameStop Whisper

GameStop Whisper

Research Question: Will Walmart’s used video game business cripple GameStop’s dominance in this area? Companies Covered: GameStop (GME), Walmart (WMT) Report Available: May 9, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research shows Walmart attempting to take a big bite of the used video game trade-in and resale business while GameStop’s bread-and-butter video game trade-in business stalls, though it is […]

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Keurig 2.0 Won’t Save GMCR from Unlicensed Marketshare Grab

Research Question: Can Keurig Green Mountain successfully consolidate market share through the development of its Keurig 2.0? Companies: BBBY, COST, DNKN, GMCR, JAH, JAMN, KR, KRFT, MDLZ, VTX:NESN, SBUX, SJM, SWY,  TGT, THI, THS, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The introduction of the Keurig 2.0 will not enable Keurig […]

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Sysco’s Buying, Pricing Power Could Rise After US Foods Deal

Research Question: How will Sysco’s purchase of US Foods change the dynamics of the food distribution industry in the United States? Companies: AMZN, ARMK, COST, PINC, SDXAY, SYY, TSN, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Sysco Corp. (SYY) is poised to reap significant benefits from its proposed acquisition of […]

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