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We applaud final congressional passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. North America is core to Walmart’s operations as a global company with more than 2,800 Walmart retail units in Mexico and Canada, supporting nearly 430,000 jobs, in addition to more than 5,000 U.S. stores and clubs…
THOMASVILLE, GA. — Today Walmart announced the opening of a case-ready facility that is part of the company’s new Angus beef supply chain. Governor Brian Kemp joined Walmart executives…
Over the last couple of years, our stores have been testing grounds for all sorts of innovations to improve the shopping experience. From our Intelligent Retail Lab in New York to InHome Delivery in Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Vero Beach, we’re learning a lot…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Nov. 20, 2019 By Charles Redfield, EVP, Walmart U.S. Food We know how important fresh, high-quality produce is to our customers.That’s why, a few years ago, we committed to a relentless focus on quality improvement and giving our customers the best fresh produce possible. We added more organic and locally grown foods. We deepened our relationships…