Bonobos fans aren't happy about the Walmart takeover

Bonobos fans aren't happy about the Walmart takeover

Big Picture: Walmart has been expanding its online offerings to keep up with Amazon.com, buying clothing company Bonobos on Friday. And of course, anything you buy there will give money to Walmart, who is bad.

Shortly before Walmart bought Jet, the online retailer had purchased ShoeBuy for about $70 million. Wal-Mart reported its USA e-commerce sales jumped 63 percent during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, but much of the growth was because of the two-day free shipping program and other initiatives introduced by Lore.

The brands Dunn will be responsible for, including Bonobos and the recently acquired ModCloth, will be offered on Jet.com and possibly other Walmart venues in various countries over time.

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According to commentators the move would give Amazon a significant advantage in the food retail business (See: Amazon to by Whole Foods, sends jitters thru USA grocery market). Sears and Kmart are just several of the once-highly-successful retail chains that have closed a multitude of stores over the past two years while trying to compete with both Amazon and Walmart. "In fact, Andy will be a great influence on the company, especially in leading our collection of exclusive brands offered online". Under the new deal, Bonobos clothing will not, as of yet, be sold in Walmart stores; it's not clear yet what will happen to the brand's current presence in Nordstrom or Bonobos' own brick-and-mortar locations, if anything. He also saw the actual impact of the news on Bonobos' sales.

"We began Bonobos 10 years ago to give men a completely different product and shopping experience: better-fitting, higher-quality clothing, in new and imaginative ways", Dunn said.

Walmart retained ShoeBuy CEO Mike Sorabella and about 200 of his staffers. And Moosejaw CEO Eoin Comerford and his team are still at the helm of their outdoor-focused site.

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That knowledge is also being drawn upon to benefit the entire e-commerce network.

"That will enhance the customer experience for our existing customers, " he said, while Walmart "can help the business of the companies that are new to our e-commerce family through synergies, through efficiencies in cost of goods and shipping rates".

Bonobos customers are not having it. "Therefore, if Walmart's play is to acquire Bonobos to broaden its appeal to customers who do not see Walmart as relevant, the negative perceptions associated with the Walmart brand and its inconsistencies with the Bonobos brand mean the strategy is doomed to fail".

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