Better store experience and improved employee morale are keeping Walmart ahead of other brick and mortar retailers, says The Motley Fool's Dan Kline.
The disparity was so wide, it's almost as if Walmart and Target weren't operating on the same planet, says Wedbush Securities' Michael James.
Walmart is investing back in its stores amid a difficult retail environment, says Consumer Edge Research's David Schick.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at today's markets including China trade figures helping iron ore and steel companies and Walmart buying Jet.com
Wal-Mart is set to acquire online retailer Jet.com in the largest-ever acquisition of an e-commerce company, Recode reports.
The world's largest retailer is in negotiations to acquire the online discount retailer, according to a Dow Jones report.
It would be a marriage out of necessity for both sides, and one that probably makes too much sense not to happen. Recode reports.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports that Walmart is in talks to buy Jet.com, according to Dow Jones.
Dollar General said this week that it has purchased 41 of the former Walmart Express locations.