Walmart’s New Prime-Like Service

Walmart (WMT) recently announced its plans to test a new service for its online customers. At $50 per year, the service will provide free shipping on over one million items.

There’s no question that this is a direct response to Amazon Prime’s success in recent years. According to Bloomberg, Prime has over 35 million members. Prime’s membership is expected to blossom to a whopping fifty percent of US households within five years. Thats stunning!

So, will Walmart’s new Prime-like service be enough to compete with (or beat) Amazon Prime? Let’s see.

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Amazon Prime Day

Christmas in July?

Well, not exactly.

However, this year Amazon does have a few tricks up its sleeve that will rival Black Friday or Cyber Monday.

Let’s take a quick look at what’s in store for Amazon Prime Day.

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10 Free (or Almost Free) Ways to Show Dad You Appreciate Him

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st, 2015.

While finding the perfect gift for dad is an fathers day 2015admirable goal, it’s more important to reflect on the true reason for this special day.

Here are just a few ways to show dad you truly care – and appreciate all that he has done for you.

1. Write a letter – In today’s digital world, a handwritten letter really stands out as special. It doesn’t have to be a novel. Just tell your dad how much you love him.

2. Call dad – An unexpected call can really make dad feel special. Set aside 15 minutes of your day and give dad a ring.

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Summer Fun: Spalding Portable Basketball System

Summer will be here in a couple weeks
(although in many parts of the country, it feels like it already is!).

With the kids out of school, it’s important to find safe, healthy, and affordable activities to keep everyone busy. Most kids love to participate in sports, but league fees or gym memberships can quickly add up.

In this post, we’ll offer a review of the Spalding Polycarbonate Portable Basketball System – 50, which has been one of the hottest sporting items of 2015. We’ll also share a few tips for finding the best price on this basketball goal.

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Amazon’s Ever-Expanding Buzz Factor

There’s no question that Amazon’s online buzz is at record levels.

Why? Being the world’s #1 brand for online commerce certainly contributes to the Seattle-based company’s online growth curve. Some might argue that success is a byproduct of the online buzz itself. While there is a lot of truth to this argument, increasing brand awareness further expands the number of shoppers engaging online.

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