As it seeks to play catch up with Amazon in online sales, Wal-Mart (WMT) has turned to its store...

|About: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)|By:, SA News Editor

As it seeks to play catch up with Amazon in online sales, Wal-Mart (WMT) has turned to its store employees to pack and mail items to customers, which the retailer reckons should help it save money and time. The method represents a further integration of Wal-Mart's brick & mortar operations with its Internet business. The latter is run separately and has suffered in the past from not being seen as enough of a priority across the whole company.