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BENTONVILLE, Ark., and SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2020 — Walmart and Nextdoor announced today the launch of their “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” program, an effort to make it easier for neighbors across the country to help one another during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this new program, a first for both companies, Nextdoor members in cities across…
Throughout this pandemic, your health and well-being has been our top priority. It was just over a month ago that we announced our COVID-19 emergency leave policy, and since then, we have taken more steps to protect you, our customers and our members with the guidance of our state and local public health officials, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as our company’s own Chief Medical Officer.
Walmart is committed to helping our fellow Americans seeking work, while serving our customers during this unprecedented time. We recently committed to hiring more than 150,000 new associates by the end of May. Since then, we’ve had over 1 million applicants, hiring an average…
As you may have heard, this week the government began issuing stimulus funds as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. We know getting immediate access to funds during this time of financial uncertainty is a priority for everyone…
Editor’s note: Pregnant women and caregivers of infants younger than 3 months can now also participate in this dedicated Pickup hour. BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 14, 2020 — Walmart is launching a Pickup hour for people most at-risk for COVID-19. Each day at select pickup store locations, the hour from 7 to 8 a.m. will be reserved for customers over…
In June of last year, we launched a pay at pickup option that allows families using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to pay when they use our Grocery Pickup service in the 3,300 stores where it’s offered. We knew it was a big step forward then, but today, we know it means even more.
As I was walking into the vestibule of one of our Supercenters in Burlington, North Carolina yesterday, two separate customers stopped in their tracks, looked me in the eye to make sure I was paying attention, and expressed…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 3, 2020 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced that, as a result of the public health impact from the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting set for Wednesday, June 3, 2020, will be conducted by a virtual meeting only. While shareholders will be able to attend the meeting online, there will…
In this taxing and uncertain time, our associates have gone above and beyond to help Americans get the food, medicine and supplies they need. We care deeply about our associates’ health and well-being, and in recent weeks we’ve taken steps such as…
Yesterday, Vice President Mike Pence visited our Distribution Center in Gordonsville, Virginia, and I was privileged to be there with him as he met associates and addressed everyone. I want to share part of his message to our team…
March 31, 2020 As our company and country continue to deal with the spread of COVID-19, we remain focused on the health and safety of our associates…
We’re in unprecedented times. The way we’re all living and shopping is changing. We know customers want and need to be served differently. And, we’re moving quickly to adapt to those changing needs. It’s one way we can help to add some stability to our customers’ lives. We’re adapting by…