More on Wal-Mart (WMT) vs. Amazon (previous): As Wal-Mart pushes harder to compete with Amazon...

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

More on Wal-Mart (WMT) vs. Amazon (previous): As Wal-Mart pushes harder to compete with Amazon online, a giant albatross hangs around its head with complicated extra layers of distribution adding to its costs. The retailer's online shipping costs come to around $5 to $7 per parcel compared to the $3 to $4 Amazon sees.