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Walmart ramping up e-commerce investment

US retailer to double its giant warehouses dedicated to online sales to 10 by end-2016

The massive warehouses are key to Walmart's e-commerce strategy because they enable the company to deliver packages more economically when shipping online orders with multiple items.


WAL-MART Stores Inc is accelerating its investment in e-commerce in a bid to narrow the gap with Inc and to give it an even more dominant position against the rest of the field in retail.

The world's largest retailer is now on track to double the number of giant...