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Nov. 27, 2020 By Scott McCall, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart U.S. This year has certainly been unlike any other. We’ve been adapting all year long as customers have shopped differently during the pandemic, and a few months back we made some big decisions about this holiday season, including closing on Thanksgiving as a way to say thank you…
November 27, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and cases continue to rise, Americans around the country remain focused on safety. At Walmart, so do we. Our priority throughout the pandemic has been the safety of our associates and customers, and it’s as strong…
November 25, 2020
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 25, 2020 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will participate in the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. A discussion with Doug McMillon, president and chief executive officer, will be webcast live through the “Events” link at www.stock.walmart.com. The session will…
November 25, 2020
This holiday season is one like we’ve never seen before. Customers are shopping more and more online, and you keep hearing of the potential shipping woes that come with that. The good news is that Walmart is continuing to find ways to help customers get what they want…
November 24, 2020
The holidays are upon us, and amidst all of the things 2020 has given us to worry about, there is a familiar source of (mild) anxiety lurking around the corner – trying to find the perfect gifts for everyone. Customers are gift shopping earlier than ever this year, with 87% of Walmart customers planning to seek out deals earlier to…
November 24, 2020

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 23, 2020 — This year’s holiday season feels like it needs more than the standard set of lights. Instead, think drones. To help families end the year looking up, Walmart is gifting the “Walmart Holiday Drone Light Show,” an all-new magical experience that brings the joy and wonder of the holiday season to the skies of select…
November 23, 2020
There’s a difference between existing in a community, and being part of one. At the core of that difference is a question: How well do you listen? Since a wave of civil unrest shook the nation in June, we’ve been listening intently to the citizens of Chicago. And…
November 20, 2020
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 20, 2020 — Families in the Chicago area can now experience new ways to save money, while living better – and healthier – lives, with the opening of two new Walmart Health centers adjacent to two newly remodeled supercenters at 4650 W. North Ave (Austin) and 8331 S. Stewart Ave. (Chatham). Both stores and their partnering health…
November 20, 2020
In marketing, we talk a lot about the significance of data and metrics. Heading into this holiday season, our teams have spent hours discussing research and sentiment. But when it comes down to it, it’s really as simple as asking customers, “How are you? How are you…
November 19, 2020
Nov. 19, 2020 By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from. In June,…
November 19, 2020
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.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 19, 2020 — Today, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically Black university, North Carolina A&T State University, are announcing plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to…
November 19, 2020
The holiday season is defined by its traditions. And while they’re all meaningful, from standing beneath the mistletoe to frantically wrapping gifts, for many, there are a few central figures: The Christmas tree and lights.This year, Walmart is making it even easier for our customers to…
November 18, 2020