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We’re doing everything we can to help strengthen our community of families, friends and associates. We’re taking preventative measures to keep our stores clean and maintain a healthy environment. Together, we’ll get through this. Read more about our efforts.
March 26, 2020
Since the White House announced a public-private partnership a week ago to support drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites, we have been working closely with federal, state and local officials to help our nation at this unprecedented time. Today, two federal sites located…
March 22, 2020
It’s been incredible to see Walmart associates step up to the challenge of serving America this month. During a very uncertain and stressful time, you have done your jobs with calm, compassion, and excellence. Because of you, Americans have been able to get the items and services they need from clean, orderly, stores — or delivered right to their doorsteps.
March 19, 2020
BENTONVILLE, Ark., March 19, 2020 — Walmart today announced plans to provide a special cash bonus for hourly associates for their hard work and dedication to serving customers in a time of an unprecedented national health crisis. The bonus is for all U.S. hourly associates in stores, clubs, supply chain and offices. The bonus will be $300 for…
March 19, 2020
Our associates have been nothing short of heroic in their commitment to serve customers, stock shelves as quickly as possible and keep their stores clean. When their communities needed them the most, our people have been at their best. Their efforts…
March 18, 2020
BENTONVILLE, Ark., — To help meet the critical needs resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $25 million to support organizations on the front lines responding to the outbreak. “In times of need, we see communities come together to do extraordinary things. This pandemic is no…
March 17, 2020
I could not be prouder of our associates and what they continue to accomplish for our customers. I don’t think any of us have been through an experience like this, and we continue to be amazed at what our people, whether in the stores or in the…
March 14, 2020
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, we know it is top of mind for our customers. We see it in the items people are buying and hear it in the conversations we’re having in our stores. So we believe it’s important to share the steps we are taking to keep our people safe and our facilities clean. We are monitoring this…
March 10, 2020
Thank you for all you’re doing to serve customers and members during this challenging time, as the U.S. deals with COVID-19 (coronavirus). We know how busy you are, and greatly appreciate what you’re doing for your communities.
March 10, 2020
Walmart is growing its trucking fleet by more than 500 truck drivers this year, mainly across the West and East Coast. The company is looking for good, experienced drivers, like Robert Sullivan, to work in one of the most highly sought-after jobs in the trucking industry. Sullivan was working as…
March 9, 2020
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — In response to the devastation caused by the recent tornadoes in Tennessee, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $250,000 in cash and product to support relief and recovery. A $200,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation will support the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT), an…
March 6, 2020
Consistent with the Walton family’s effort to maintain an appropriate balance of family and non-family ownership of Walmart by offsetting possible increases in its ownership percentage over time and helping fund charitable contributions, Walton Enterprises, LLC has transferred approximately 14 percent of Walmart’s outstanding shares…
March 6, 2020
At Walmart, we know we are at our best when we champion diversity and inclusion across our business. Women make up the majority of our associates and the majority of our shoppers, so it makes sense for us to use our strength to support women at all…
March 6, 2020