Giving it more direct access to rapidly emerging technologies.
Walmart is opening its own tech incubator in Silicon Valley
The retail giant wants to get a foothold in emerging technologies. by Andrew Dalton ...
" ... According to Jet.com founder Marc Lore -- now CEO of Walmart's e-commerce division -- the group will be called "Store No. 8" and will focus on investing in companies that cover all the buzzwords from virtual and augmented reality, to machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence. .... "