PhillyEnterpriseTech Highlights July 4: Guru, Walmart eCommerce, Amazon, Comcast

The future of customer service in the spotlight with Guru CEO Rick Nucci https://t.co/TS1dfdGtBiJuly 3, 2019

Diginomics, which goes in-depth on enterprise software, looks at what Guru is really about
“The field of customer service is a crucible of technology-driven change right now, and Guru is a company at the nexus of several of these trends. “

Walmart’s eCommerce biz is running a $ billion + annual loss. Is it Penn grad Marc Lore’s fault, or is Lore the victim of internal politics? Both perspectives:

Lore’s position getting difficult ?
Walmart’s e-commerce biz is reportedly racking up $1 billion in losses and that’s only one problem it has https://t.co/QoGu4eXpIFJuly 3, 2019

Sources: Walmart is projecting losses of $1B+ for its US e-commerce division this year; e-commerce CEO Marc Lore is exhausted by internal politics (Jason Del Rey/Vox) https://t.co/x1tzzLhY4F #mustreadblogs #feedly
July 3, 2019

If they do a remake of “The Office”, as rumored, they must include this character: Ex-Scranton mayor pleads guilty; details of ongoing undercover investigation revealed https://t.co/GvOeMRZh35 Biden should be angry at what this guy has done to his native town July 3, 2019

WeWork isn’t even close to being profitable — it loses $219,000 every hour of every day https://t.co/kdL7UyLiDd via @businessinsider
July 3, 2019

Questions I share. Perhaps why SoftBank turned a could shoulder towards it.


Amazon is a deft buyer of companies, but increased government scrutiny of large tech companies could complicate matters https://t.co/zDDHJtvWJb via @WSJJuly 4, 2019

to date, Amazon has only made one huge acquisition, and that was mostly non-horizontal. What’s the big problem?


When MLB was putting together a bid for the Fox Sports-branded RSNs, it approached AT&T, Charter and Comcast with an idea to combine the RSNs and let MLB manage the group. Comcast said no. AT&T agreed. SBJ Media Newsletter:🔒 https://t.co/FqFE2g2fsl🔒 pic.twitter.com/lRqgUmbfpr— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) July 4, 2019

Univision seeks sale, but #Comcast‘s Telemundo has cut into its audience https://t.co/p1t09GcoKy via @WSJJuly 5, 2019

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