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Nov. 27, 2020 By Scott McCall, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart U.S. This year has certainly been unlike any other. We’ve been adapting all year long as customers have shopped differently during the pandemic, and a few months back we made some big decisions about this holiday season, including closing on Thanksgiving as a way to say thank you…
Nov. 27, 2020 By Scott McCall, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart U.S. At Walmart, we’ve been adapting quickly to meet the evolving needs of our customers in this unique year. Take our Black Friday event, for example. We spread out savings from a single day to three events and made more deals available at Walmart.com to meet customers where…
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and cases continue to rise, Americans around the country remain focused on safety. At Walmart, so do we. Our priority throughout the pandemic has been the safety of our associates and customers, and it’s as strong…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 25, 2020 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will participate in the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. A discussion with Doug McMillon, president and chief executive officer, will be webcast live through the “Events” link at www.stock.walmart.com. The session will…
This holiday season is one like we’ve never seen before. Customers are shopping more and more online, and you keep hearing of the potential shipping woes that come with that. The good news is that Walmart is continuing to find ways to help customers get what they want…
The holidays are upon us, and amidst all of the things 2020 has given us to worry about, there is a familiar source of (mild) anxiety lurking around the corner – trying to find the perfect gifts for everyone. Customers are gift shopping earlier than ever this year, with 87% of Walmart customers planning to seek out deals earlier to…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 23, 2020 — This year’s holiday season feels like it needs more than the standard set of lights. Instead, think drones. To help families end the year looking up, Walmart is gifting the “Walmart Holiday Drone Light Show,” an all-new magical experience that brings the joy and wonder of the holiday season to the skies of select…
There’s a difference between existing in a community, and being part of one. At the core of that difference is a question: How well do you listen? Since a wave of civil unrest shook the nation in June, we’ve been listening intently to the citizens of Chicago. And…
CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 20, 2020 — Families in the Chicago area can now experience new ways to save money, while living better – and healthier – lives, with the opening of two new Walmart Health centers adjacent to two newly remodeled supercenters at 4650 W. North Ave (Austin) and 8331 S. Stewart Ave. (Chatham). Both stores and their partnering health…
In marketing, we talk a lot about the significance of data and metrics. Heading into this holiday season, our teams have spent hours discussing research and sentiment. But when it comes down to it, it’s really as simple as asking customers, “How are you? How are you…
The holiday season is defined by its traditions. And while they’re all meaningful, from standing beneath the mistletoe to frantically wrapping gifts, for many, there are a few central figures: The Christmas tree and lights.This year, Walmart is making it even easier for our customers to…
This holiday, more than ever, we know how important it will be for customers to use time saving services like pickup and delivery – and we’re prepared to serve them with more than double the number of personal shoppers versus last year. This means customers can rest easy…