Bonobos CEO on Walmart, changing retail industry

| November 20, 2017

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In 2007, Bonobos was one of the first retailers to begin selling clothing exclusively online. Four years later, it launched guide shops, where you try clothes on at their brick and mortar store, but everything you buy is shipped to you. This past summer, Walmart bought the company for $310 million.

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