After launching less than a year ago, Wal-Mart is ending ShippingPass, a membership program meant to compete with Amazon Prime. In its place, Wal-Mart will now offer two-day free shipping on purchases over $35. But the company will have a lot of ground to make up as Amazon branches out into markets beyond retail.
Click the above audio player to hear the full story.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.
You make our
Support nonprofit news you love with a gift today.