Top Retail News Digest of 14-04-2017

Here is the most interesting retail news of the last week, chosen carefully by our team:
Consumers shop wherever, however, whenever they want. Especially on mobile
Walmart looking ways to compete against Amazon with Pickup Discount
Amazon is to hire 30K part-time workers in 2017. In addition to 100K full-time positions.
3,500 physical stores are expected to close in the next couple of months in the US. The media has already invented a term Retail Apocalypse for this.
80% of shoppers (!) compare prices online before shopping in stores. What a number!

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