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Central to our mission at Walmart is helping people live better. That’s not just a statement – it’s a goal we work toward every day on behalf of our customers, members and communities. Helping people live better includes ensuring they have access to nutritious food, and for many people, that’s been a struggle…
April 5, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 30, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced that its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held in a virtual-only format and will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT. While shareholders will be able to attend the meeting online through…
March 30, 2021
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 30, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Kathleen McLaughlin, Walmart Inc. executive vice president and chief sustainability officer and Walmart Foundation president, will participate in the virtual Cowen 2nd Annual Consumer Platforms for the Next Generation Summit on Tuesday, April 6, at 11:20 a.m. EDT.…
March 30, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 23, 2021 — The application process for Walmart’s eighth annual Open Call is now open, and the company invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their products on Walmart shelves and online to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on June 30, 2021, via virtual pitch meetings. The deadline to apply for…
March 23, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 17, 2021 — As a healthcare services provider, Walmart is working to empower its customers with digital access to their health data, beginning with their COVID-19 vaccine record. Walmart will make vaccination records available digitally, so those vaccinated at Walmart and Sam’s Club can easily access their vaccine status as…
March 17, 2021

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BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 16, 2021 — Today, Walmart announced that acclaimed American fashion designer Brandon Maxwell is collaborating with the retailer as Creative Director for Free Assembly and Scoop, its exclusive, elevated fashion brands. This collaboration is a first for Walmart’s private brand apparel business, which has successfully…
March 15, 2021
TOKYO, Japan, March 12, 2021 – Today, Rakuten announced that Walmart Inc. will invest 16.6 billion yen ($153 million) to accelerate the growth of Rakuten’s ecosystem in Japan and globally. The investment will see Walmart take a 0.9% stake in Rakuten and is in line with other recent strategic equity investments the company has made that enable…
March 12, 2021
In December we partnered with TikTok to pioneer innovation for the fastest growing social community. We brought shopping to U.S. TikTok users for the very first time. The TikTok community enjoyed shopping while engaging with their favorite creators. During the event, we netted…
March 9, 2021
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 5, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Randall Stephenson, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Inc., as a new member of the company’s board, effective March 3. Stephenson became the 12th member of the board.Randall’s experience as a global business…
March 5, 2021
A few years ago, we made a promise that there would be no better place to learn, grow and build a career than Walmart. Today, we’re fulfilling that promise across the enterprise, building associate opportunity brick-by-brick and investing in the future of every associate who…
March 4, 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.
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 4, 2021 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that John Furner, Walmart U.S. president and chief executive officer, will participate at the virtual Bank of America 2021 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference on Thursday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. EST. The session will be webcast live through the "Events" link at…
March 4, 2021
When I joined Walmart in 1993, I remember reading about the company’s commitment to buy products that support American jobs. It was a continuation of Sam Walton’s “Bring it Home to the USA” initiative, launched in 1985. Supporting American jobs is part of who we are.Then in 2013, 20…
March 3, 2021