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By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

The New Home Office will be built with a thoroughly modern and innovative material… wood.

When thinking of modern construction materials…
December 9, 2019
Dec. 13, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate Affairs There are only two days of the year visitors can’t tour Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia: Wreaths-in and wreaths-out. The wreath-laying ceremony, or “wreaths-in,” is held on Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 14. It involves laying wreaths in front of the headstones of fallen…
December 13, 2019
Dec. 10, 2019 By Tom Ward, SVP, Digital Operations for Walmart U.S. Today, we’re announcing a new pilot with autonomous vehicle company, Nuro. Nuro’s vision of using robotics to improve lives runs parallel with Walmart’s mission of helping customers live better. Through the Houston-based pilot, Walmart aims to develop, refine and continue learning…
December 10, 2019
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NEW DELHI, India, Dec. 9, 2019 – Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) today announced the creation of the Walmart Vriddhi Supplier Development Program (Walmart Vriddhi) to train and prepare 50,000 Indian small businesses to “Make in India” for global supply chains. Walmart Vriddhi will actively work with India’s micro-, small- and medium-size enterprises…
December 9, 2019
December 6, 2019 By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs The holidays are a time for giving, so it’s appropriate to share Walmart’s latest gift to the people of its hometown. Walmart is donating 75 acres of land to be developed into a park at the intersection of SW 8th and I Streets in Bentonville, Ark. When combined with a…
December 6, 2019
Dec. 4, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs For customers shopping for kids this holiday season, it can be hard to know where to start. From Legos to LOLs, and Elsa to Rey, the cast of characters can be downright dizzying. And with new influencers and vloggers (like Ryan Kaji, whose unboxing channel “Ryan’s World” has become a…
December 4, 2019

Upcoming Events

Dec. 3, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs This past summer, Walmart partnered with actress and advocate Jennifer Garner to issue a challenge to Walmart associates: You’re already doing awesome things in your communities – now showcase those awesome things on social media.Every day, Walmart associates make a difference for…
December 3, 2019
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 2, 2019 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Doug McMillon, Walmart president and chief executive officer, will participate in a discussion at the Barclays Eat, Sleep, Play - It's Not All Discretionary Conference on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. EST. The session will be webcast live through the “Events” link at…
December 2, 2019
Nov. 29, 2019 By Ashley Buchanan, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchant, Walmart U.S. eCommerce During our Black Friday event yesterday, customers discovered great gifts both in stores and on Walmart.com. Today, I’m excited to share that the savings will continue with more deals than ever on Cyber Monday.We’re kicking off Cyber Monday on…
November 29, 2019
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.
Nov. 28, 2019 By Steve Bratspies, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart U.S. This holiday season we’re staying focused on what our customers care about most – incredible prices on quality brands and convenience. I’m happy to report that’s exactly what our Black Friday event delivered. Our customers found amazing savings…
November 28, 2019