1. Walmart shuts down its experimental personal shopping service, Jet black  TechCrunch
  2. Walmart’s text message-based Jetblack shopping service shuts down  The Verge
  3. Walmart's Jetblack service is shutting down, laying off workers - Business Insider  Business Insider
  4. Walmart will discontinue high-end Jetblack service this month  CNBC
  5. Walmart to shut down Jetblack shopping service  MarketWatch
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Walmart is shutting down its personal shopping service, Jet black, on February 21, after struggling to find adoption or additional investment. The service had allowed New York-area customers to text message orders for home delivery. According to its website, Jet black will now no longer accept new orders and will refund its customers their most […]Walmart is shutting down its personal shopping service, Jet black, on February 21, after struggling to find adoption or additional investment. The service had allowed New York-area customers to text message orders for home delivery. According to its website, Jet black will now no longer accept new orders and will refund its customers their most […]

Walmart shuts down its experimental personal shopping service, Jet black – TechCrunch

Walmart’s experimental personal shopping service, Jetblack, is shutting down. The service launched in 2018 and allowed customers in Manhattan and Brooklyn to shop at Walmart stores by texting the service, and employees would receive and fulfill those orders.Walmart is still struggling to innovate for the internet era.

Walmart’s text message-based Jetblack shopping service shuts down - The Verge

Of around 350 total Jet Black employees, only 58 will be retained, according to a Walmart spokesperson.Of around 350 total Jet Black employees, only 58 will be retained, according to a Walmart spokesperson.

Walmart's Jetblack service is shutting down, laying off workers - Business Insider

The move was not much of a surprise, as Walmart has said very little about Jetblack in recent months amid a broader restructuring of its U.S. ecommerce business, which is growing but remains unprofitable.The move was not much of a surprise, as Walmart has said very little about Jetblack in recent months amid a broader restructuring of its U.S. ecommerce business, which is growing but remains unprofitable.

Walmart plans to close Jetblack personal-shopping service in New York

“My first story for @CNBC... Walmart will end its high-end personal shopping service, Jetblack. https://t.co/MEe323xRjC”

Melissa Repko on Twitter: "My first story for @CNBC... Walmart will end its high-end personal shopping service, Jetblack. https://t.co/MEe323xRjC"

“Update: @Jetblack, Walmart's personal shopping by text message opperation in New York City, will shutter. 293 of their around 350 workers will be laid off. Some with become part of the customer team within @Walmart: https://t.co/dyQjqlHylp via @WSJ”

Sarah Nassauer on Twitter: "Update: @Jetblack, Walmart's personal shopping by text message opperation in New York City, will shutter. 293 of their around 350 workers will be laid off. Some with become part of the customer team within @Walmart: https://t.co/dyQjqlHylp via @WSJ"

“Walmart scaling back Jetblack, its experiment in personal shopping and delivery in New York City as some of the talks it held with potential investors last year have fizzled out https://t.co/dKMXACxYx4 via @WSJ”

Tonya Garcia on Twitter: "Walmart scaling back Jetblack, its experiment in personal shopping and delivery in New York City as some of the talks it held with potential investors last year have fizzled out https://t.co/dKMXACxYx4 via @WSJ"

Walmart is also laying off roughly 350 staffers.Walmart is also laying off roughly 350 staffers.

Walmart to shut down Jetblack shopping service - MarketWatch

"Our technology will be rolling into Walmart to power its conversational commerce capabilities," the service said."Our technology will be rolling into Walmart to power its conversational commerce capabilities," the service said.

The retail giant is shutting down its personal-shopping unit and laying off most of its roughly 350 staffers after abandoning plans to find investors for the unprofitable operation.The retail giant is shutting down its personal-shopping unit and laying off most of its roughly 350 staffers after abandoning plans to find investors for the unprofitable operation.

Walmart to End Jetblack Shopping Service - WSJ

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