How Wal-Mart Is Losing to Amazon

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This video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which developer Chris Bledsoe and consumer goods editor and analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, Chris and Austin discuss how Wal-Mart is losing to Amazon.com. The 800-pound gorilla that is Amazon continues to slowly creep into brick-and-mortar stores' market share. In February alone, Amazon had twice the traffic of Walmart.com, so the world's largest retailer has some serious catching up to do. Watch the video below to learn more about whether our analysts think the company will be able to pull it off.

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At the time this article was published Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Chris Bledsoe has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Staples, and Wal-Mart Stores.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com, Staples, and Wal-Mart Stores. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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