Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Losing $21.6 Billion Market Because Of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Smart Moves?

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has decided to give Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) a tough time in Canada. It has launched “Grab and Go” service using which users can avoid long wait times in stores. A buyer can easily pick up his bought packages and goods from certain pick up points by using a specific PIN number, thus avoiding cash delivery counter delays, loading times and other issues. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has a similar service called Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Locker in the US, but it is still not rolled out in Canada. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) will launch this service in 33 more stores in Toronto in the coming month, Financial Post reported.

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has another advantage over Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in Canada. It ships products to its users on Toronto and Vancouver same day. In order to tackle this, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) launched its same day delivery service but with some conditions. Users will have to order products before noon and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) will charge around $7 for the delivery service. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) seems to be one step ahead in the business in Canada. It has more penetration of stores and services.

The source said that users like to pick items from points at their own choice, because they are mostly on the move. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) seems to have understood this important aspect of the market. There are already 7% Walmart customers who book their orders by specifying to pick up items from the nearby post pick up points. But according to a recent report. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has $21.6-billion market share of Canada’s total e-commerce sales, which makes it around 7% of the total market. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) adds just 1.5%.

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