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Walmart to Amazon: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid

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Despite Walmart's ubiquity (scary fact: 96% of Americans live within 20 miles of a Walmart), shoppers prefer the convenience of online shopping from virtual marketplaces like Amazon. So what's a big box retailer to do? Step up its e-commerce game, for starters. Walmart has revamped its online shopping experience in an effort to outpace Amazon and become America's go-to supplier of anything and everything. [Racked]