Breakingviews: Wal-Mart’s tortoise-like digital pace may pay off

Breakingviews
Jennifer Saba
Source: Walmart

Wal-Mart Stores' tortoise-like digital pace may yet pay off. The $218 billion retailer is making some strides with its e-commerce efforts as sales increase. August's $3 billion purchase of Jet.com will accelerate the push to compete with Amazon. Patchy customer service and a brick-and-mortar image are some of the remaining hurdles to the plodding retailer's online success.