After a few rather action-packed weeks in the race to win the consumer’s whole paycheck, this week was notably slower-paced. Table-setting for the always frenetic back end of the year seemed to be on the agenda at both Amazon and Walmart this week, with steps forward on advancing services for consumers.
Which is not to say there weren’t a few turns in the path. Amazon finds itself going to court to defend its marketplace practices against the accusations of illegal poaching by a very irate eBay. And Walmart very quietly made a rather unexpected step into a very new arena […]