Walmart Partners With Microsoft To Battle Amazon

The enemy of my enemy is my friend? Walmart has deepened it's partnership with Microsoft, going beyond simply working on a rival Amazon Go experience. The retail giant is also shifting what looks like a majority of their .com properties over to Microsoft Azure, Amazon's AWS competitor. The evolution of the anti-Amazon consortium building will be fascinating to see. If not for the Trump Administration's approach towards China and Chinese companies, I would have thought Alibaba to be more of a natural partner than Microsoft given they are years ahead when it comes to the 'future of commerce' experience. 


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