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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…
December 4, 2019
December 6, 2019By Dan Bartlett, Executive Vice President, Corporate AffairsThe 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. 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
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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
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

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Nov. 27, 2019 By Janey Whiteside, EVP and Walmart Chief Customer Officer Walmart has an amazing story to tell. We, in many ways, represent America.One hundred and sixty million customers shop with us each week. And 1.4 million associates make our more than 4,700 stores tick every single day. What we all do together fuels communities across the…
November 27, 2019
Nov. 27, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate Affairs Super shoppers across America know that planning is important for any successful Black Friday trip. Luckily, at Walmart, there’s a quick and easy way to find the items you’re looking for: the store maps feature in the Walmart app. Launched in November 2018, store maps, which allow customers to…
November 27, 2019
Nov. 27, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs Peggy Kraus is on a mission. As a Long Island-based counselor for people with diabetes, she has made it her goal to help her patients manage – and even erase – their disease through lifestyle modification. Peggy had already built a career in cardiac rehab when she took on an additional…
November 27, 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. 21, 2019 By Chris Burgess, Senior Director, Financial Services, Walmart We’ve all seen the posts on social media: “Click this link for a chance to win $1,000!” Every day, it seems like there’s a new pitfall to avoid. Unfortunately, consumers lose more than $1 billion each year to scams.Fraud is especially prevalent during the holidays, when…
November 21, 2019