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For those who have already stalled on their 2020 fitness goals, maybe this will help: Walmart is offering gym memberships to associates and their families for as low as $9 per paycheck. It’s no secret that wellness and fitness are essential to good health. Through the Walton Life Fitness…
January 23, 2020
Dec. 18, 2019 By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs If you’re of a certain age, you probably have childhood memories of an adult in your life (perhaps a grandmother or your fourth-grade teacher) wearing a holiday sweater. These knit sweaters, worn in earnest, often involved a pom-pom or applique, and they were almost always hideous.…
December 18, 2019
Dec. 17, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate AffairsArt has the power to change your perspective and even your mood. And, the right piece of art can help to bring a community together. Across America, murals on prominent buildings give hometowns a sense of personality and identity. These paintings create a shared experience where neighborhoods,…
December 17, 2019
Dec. 17, 2019 By Matt Smith, Walmart Corporate Affairs If you’ve ever gone through a remodel in your home or office, you know how frustrating and time-consuming it can be. The Walmart real estate team knows how disruptive store construction is for customers, so they’ve created an unexpected career path for associates – remodeling stores full…
December 17, 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
Dec. 9, 2019 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, wood might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But mass timber is different. Designed with precision specifications and engineered…
December 9, 2019
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
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