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A breakdown of Walmart's e-commerce acquisitions

In an effort to quickly grow its e-commerce business and acquire top e-commerce personnel talent, Walmart Inc. has been on an acquisition spree the last couple years. Since August 2016, Walmart has acquired 7 online retailers, including women's apparel brands Eloquii and Bare Necessities in October of this year. Here's who else Walmart has acquired, the value of the deals and e-commerce stats, such as shopper demographics, of each acquired retailer.

Walmart's latest acquisition Eloquii grew 22% online in 2017

Walmart will acquire plus-size apparel brand Eloquii, which sold $36 billion online last year, Internet Retailer estimates. This data shows Eloquii's web growth since relaunching in 2014 and a snapshot of each of Walmart’s six retail acquisitions in the last two years, including sales and demographic data of each site.

Top apparel sportswear retailers in 2017

JD Sports Fashion Plc announced plans to acquire Finish Line Inc., giving the U.K.-based JD Sports one of the largest sportswear brands in the U.S., according to Internet Retailer data.