Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which is the U.S. largest retailer, informed on 20th of September that it had decided to stop selling Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle tablets and e-readers. By making this decision Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has joined another retailer, Target Corp., in its choice to drop sales of Amazon Kindle tablets. The move seems to be made just after a pricing dispute. Furthermore the decision of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is said to be a sign of growing competition between the world’s largest store chain and Amazon.com Inc. Company’s official informed concurrently that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. would focus on the sale of Apple Inc.’s iPad and other gadgets, which consumers are more interested in.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday (and probably Thanksgiving now) are three of the biggest shopping holidays of the year. In fact, Black Friday got its name from the fact that this one Friday brought many businesses out of the red and into the black. So, just how did businesses do this year at the start of the 2011 holiday shopping season?