Today’s Wall Street Journal reports that a group of Yahoo investors have written a letter to company Chairman Maynard Webb questioning CEO Marissa Mayer’s leadership and calling on her to step down from Walmart’s Board of Directors in order to focus on Yahoo’s problems.
A new study reveals that Walmart puts online consumers’ personal data at risk, given the limited standards Walmart requires for users’ passwords. Walmart was named among the lowest-ranked companies evaluated in the study, with a score of -35, on a scale from -100 to 100, where 100 is the best.
A WalmartLabs’s subscription e-commerce business, Goodies.co, will be closing down. What’s behind the demise of Goodies and the monthly snack boxes it mails out to subscribers? A sampling of the comments on the Goodies Facebook page suggests that there were some fundamental problems with the service.
Fascinating New York Times story this weekend on Walmart’s battle to catch up in the likes of Amazon in e-commerce. A few choice quotes: