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Walmart filed a patent for virtual stores, and it could be the next front in its battle with Amazon

Walmart could soon let customers shop virtually, if a plan detailed in a recent patent comes to fruition. The potential plan seems to involve shopping a virtual store that's just like a regular store.

Walmart’s new feature has its e-commerce business growing faster than Amazon’s

Morgan Stanley says Walmart's e-commerce business grows faster than Amazon's because of its successful Click & Collect services and steady growth in overall comparable grocery sales.
Jeff Bezos.

Amazon is reportedly planning to take on TiVo with a device for recording live TV

Amazon is reportedly working on a device that would record live TV — a move that directly challenges TiVo's hold on the DVR industry, Bloomberg reports. After recording, users can stream the video to their phones.

The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
A Landmark Theatres location in Manhattan.

Amazon is reportedly looking into buying a chain of movie theaters. Here’s why that makes sense.

Amazon is reportedly in the running to purchase Landmark Theatres. There are a few reasons why that would make sense for the online shopping giant, apart from just having a place to screen Amazon Studios productions.
20 customers reported being burned or shocked by the hair dryers.

Thousands of hair dryers sold by Walmart and Amazon are being recalled after people reported being shocked and burned

The Allure and Allure Pro 2200W ionic ceramic hair dryers were manufactured in China and sold online between October 2014 and August 2018 at retailers including Amazon, Walmart, and eBay.
Primark sales are up 103% from last year.

These are the fastest-growing retailers in America right now

Primark, Bass Pro Shops, and Build.com are some of the fastest-growing retailers in America right now. See what other retailers are on the rise.

The 9 most popular Twitch streamers in the world, one of whom makes an estimated $560,000 a month playing video games

Amazon is trying to position its video-game streamer Twitch as a YouTube competitor, and these nine Twitch stars and video game enthusiasts already have millions of followers on the site.
Don't do this in your next interview.

Talking about your team’s success too much in an interview could cost you the job, according to an Amazon engineer who got hired right out of co...

Your interview is a key setting to sway recruiters during the job search. Corey Salzer, who was hired at Amazon right out of college, said leaning too much on your team's accomplishments can alienate recruiters. Instead, show that you were a key contributor to your company.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

It looks like Google is preparing to open its first-ever standalone retail store

The Chicago Tribune reports that Google is expected to soon finalize a lease for nearly 14,000 square feet on two floors in Chicago's meatpacking district. With an extensive and growing list of products, the move makes sense.