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TOKYO & BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 1, 2021 — KKR, Rakuten, Inc., (“Rakuten”) and Walmart Inc. (“Walmart”) today announced that KKR and Rakuten subsidiary, Rakuten DX Solution, have completed their previously announced share purchases in Seiyu GK (“Seiyu”) from Walmart.With the completion of the transactions, KKR owns a 65% stake in Seiyu, and…
March 1, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 25, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate at the virtual Raymond James 42nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference Tuesday, March 2 at 11:40 a.m. EST and the UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference Wednesday,…
February 25, 2021
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BANGALORE and AGRA, Feb. 25, 2021 – Walmart today launched a new Vriddhi e-Institute in Agra to provide small businesses in Uttar Pradesh access to skills and competencies to grow in a post-pandemic environment through online and offline channels such as Flipkart’s marketplace and Walmart’s international supply chain. With the new e-Institute,…
February 25, 2021
Last week, Walmart reported record revenue after growing eCommerce sales 79% in the past year, and a big part of this success is due to a growing Marketplace business. Sellers are responding to our commitment to being the most trusted, transparent and fair…
February 24, 2021
Immediately following the tragic murder of George Floyd, we knew Walmart had to be part of the solution. As the largest employer in the country, which includes a workforce of approximately 300,000 Black and African American associates, we quickly focused…
February 22, 2021

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Globally, people use about 1 trillion plastic bags a year, and each bag has a dismally short lifespan of as little as 12 minutes. Fewer than 10% of them are recycled in the U.S., and single-use plastic bags continue to be one of the top ten items found along beaches and waterways.…
February 22, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 19, 2021 — With the catastrophic storms, power outages and water shortages affecting Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind product donations to help with response efforts. As part of the commitment, funds will support…
February 19, 2021
Team - When I joined Walmart in 1993, one of the first things I learned working in the Garden Center at Store 100 in Bentonville, Arkansas, was that “Our people make the difference.” Today we’re releasing our FY21 results,…
February 18, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 18, 2021 — The Board of Directors of Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) approved an annual cash dividend for fiscal year 2022 of $2.20 per share, an increase of approximately 2 percent from the $2.16 per share paid for the last fiscal year. The fiscal year 2022 annual dividend of $2.20 per share will be paid in four quarterly…
February 18, 2021
Annual revenue of nearly $560 billion resulted in $35 billion of growth; $40 billion of growth in constant currency.2 Q4 FY21 GAAP EPS of ($0.74); Adjusted EPS2 of $1.39. Decision to repay property tax relief in the U.K. lowered GAAP EPS and Adjusted EPS by $0.07; COVID-related costs were $1.1 billion in Q4. Walmart continues to build the next generation business model, investing in automation to fuel future sales and earnings growth. FY22 capital investments are expected to be nearly $14 billion to build supply chain capacity and automation to stay ahead of demand, improve the customer experience and increase productivity.
February 18, 2021
Around the world, over 2.2 million people work for Walmart. In the U.S., where about 90% of the population lives within 10 miles of a Walmart store or Sam’s Club, we’re a source for advancement, providing a variety of opportunities for people of every background. Case in point: 75% of our store management teams started as hourly associates, and last year, we promoted more than 215,000 people to jobs with greater responsibility and higher pay.
LEEDS, UK, and BENTONVILLE, Ark., February 16, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (“Walmart”), Asda Group Limited (“Asda”), the Issa brothers and TDR Capital have today announced that the Issa brothers, founders and co-CEOs of EG Group, a global convenience and forecourts retailer, headquartered in Blackburn, UK, and investment funds managed by TDR Capital LLP, a leading UK-based private equity firm, have completed the acquisition of Asda, Walmart’s wholly-owned UK business, for an enterprise value of £6.8 billion, on a debt-free and cash-free basis.
February 16, 2021
The safety of our associates and customers is our top priority. Walmart’s Emergency Operations Center monitors winter storms and other potential disasters in real time. We assess the status of our facilities and will continue to operate as long as it is safe to do so. We pay close attention and follow local and/or state guidance. All stores and…
February 15, 2021