Wal-Mart launches retail technology startup incubator Store No. 8

32317 At Shoptalk 2017, Marc Lore, head of Wal-Mart’s U.S. nike air max 1 print donna adidas superstar e-commerce unit, said the Silicon Valley-based initiative will help build “startups that have a responsibility to change the course of retail.” LAS VEGAS — Wal-Mart is creating a Silicon Valley-based retail startup incubator designed to nurture and accelerate to market cutting-edge technologies including virtual reality, drone delivery and personalized shopping.

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