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BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 9, 2020 — The application process for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call is open, and the company invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their U.S.-manufactured products on Walmart shelves to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on Oct. 1, 2020 via virtual pitch meetings. The deadline to apply to…
July 9, 2020
A new school year brings with it a renewed sense of hope, and, of course, that familiar first-day-of-school excitement. Going back to school may look different for everyone across the country this year, but there’s no better place to help get kids, teachers and parents…
July 8, 2020
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The journey from tree, to pulp, to paper is a long one. It doesn’t happen overnight or without the input of people across the supply chain. And because that journey impacts forests around the world, we aim to have it begin and end with sustainability at its core. At Walmart, we believe a healthy…
July 8, 2020
BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 1, 2020 — Summer is here, and yet social distancing measures have drained pool parties, stalled out family vacations and left camp bunks bare. Now parents are in the hot seat to keep summer 2020 sweet for their kids. That’s why, today, Walmart announced two new experiences to help families make memories together, by…
July 1, 2020
Starting a new career can be daunting for anyone. And that goes double for U.S. military veterans cycling into civilian life. Earlier this year, Walmart fulfilled its commitment to hire 250,000 military veterans by 2020. I caught up with one of our proud military veterans, Jessica Huntsman, to…
July 1, 2020

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 1, 2020 — When Jessica Huntsman returned to civilian life after almost a decade of service in the U.S. Army, she found it more challenging finding a job than she’d expected. “I put in so many applications when I left, but no one wanted to take a look,” she said. “I asked myself, ‘I check all of these boxes, why does no one…
July 1, 2020
Retail checkouts have been evolving for years. Inside its stores, Walmart has introduced convenient check out options for years, including self-checkouts, pickup and delivery, giving customers more choice and changing the way they shop. But there’s one checkout area that hasn’t changed in a…
June 30, 2020
We are shocked and heartbroken about the horrific event that occurred at our Red Bluff, California, distribution center yesterday. It sadly claimed the life of a beloved member of the Walmart team, Martin Haro-Lozano.
June 28, 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.
Chicago, like cities across America, has seen its share of historic challenges these past months. And like the rest of the country, this great city is navigating a global health crisis while at the same time confronting the racism and discrimination that have perpetuated a set of systems that…
June 26, 2020