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The natural world is having a moment. As the coronavirus pandemic has pushed people to rediscover the outdoors, many are turning to gardening as a way to express creativity and relieve stress. But the importance of greater greenery serves an even more fundamental purpose: enabling pollinators. Pollinators are animals like…
April 15, 2021
Over the years we’ve been doing a lot to learn more about the role autonomous vehicles can play in retail, and we’ve seen enough to know it’s no longer a question of if they’ll be scaled, but when. Today we’re taking the next step in our work with autonomous vehicles by making an…
April 15, 2021
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Even with all the change of the past year, we have continued to focus on creating even more opportunity for associates at Walmart. Retail trends have accelerated, and we’ve evolved how we serve customers and the roles that support them. Today, we’re excited to…
April 14, 2021
Imagine mornings without orange juice, summer picnics without strawberries or holiday dinners without apple pie. Such a future is possible if we don’t take collective action to begin restoring pollinator habitats around the…
April 13, 2021
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

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As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up and vaccine eligibility widens, Walmart is administering vaccines in more than 3,800 stores and clubs across 48 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Walmart has worked to administer COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of…
April 2, 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
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
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 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