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By Elizabeth Walker, Walmart Corporate Affairs In the coming weeks, Walmart will be breaking ground on a new project, and the result will be, well, groundbreaking.Shafter, Calif., will be the home of Walmart’s first high-tech distribution center for fresh and frozen groceries. What does that mean exactly? A traditional distribution center, or DC,…
By Matt Smith, Walmart Communications How do you know your food is safe to eat? This isn’t a question many of us often ask ourselves. But lately, food safety has been in the public eye: 2018 has already seen a large outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce and Salmonella in a number of products from eggs to breakfast cereal. Walmart Asks Suppliers…
An associate scans ice cream for grocery pickupWho doesn’t want a personal shopper? Many Walmart customers certainly do. Those who use Grocery Pickup and Delivery tell us that the No. 1 reason they use the service is to save time, followed quickly by enjoying the convenience of shopping in the comfort of their own homes – and also on their own…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Sept. 5, 2018 – As Walmart expands its Grocery Delivery service, giving its customers the option to shop when and how they want, the company today announced a new last-mile delivery pilot – Spark Delivery – exploring an additional way to get groceries from their stores to customers’ front doors.A driver delivers a Walmart…
Over the past two years, we’ve piloted and implemented dozens of new technologies in stores across the country as we continue our quest to save precious time for our customers and associates. Today, we’re taking another big step on that journey by bringing cutting-edge automation tech into the backroom of a supercenter.In collaboration with…
By Anthony Soohoo, SVP and Group General Manager, Home, U.S. e-CommerceIt’s hard to believe that it has already been four months since we launched our new digital shopping experience for home on Walmart.com aligned with how customers browse and shop the category. We’ve been laser focused on helping customers save time, effort and money. And when…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., – April 24, 2018 – Walmart and DoorDash today announced they are teaming up to help expand the retailer’s popular Online Grocery Delivery option beginning with the Atlanta metro area. DoorDash and Walmart will broaden their work together in more markets in the coming months as the retailer expands to reach more than 40 percent…
Editor’s Note: Check Out with Me is expanding to every Supercenter by Black Friday – just in time for the holidays. Associates will help customers pay by simply swiping their credit card and providing them with a receipt (paper or electronic) wherever they are in the store. To make this service even more convenient, we are positioning associates…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., – April 10, 2018 – Walmart and Postmates today announced an agreement to help expand the retailer’s popular Online Grocery Delivery option to more than 40 percent of U.S. households. Postmates will help power the Walmart’s Online Grocery Deliveries, beginning today in Charlotte, NC with further expansion planned in the coming…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., – March 14, 2018 – Walmart today announced plans to expand its popular Online Grocery Delivery option to more than 40 percent of U.S. households by the end of the year. The service, available today in six markets, will grow to serve more than 100 metro areas across the country.“We’re saving customers time by leveraging new…
If you’re a fan of BuzzFeed’s Tasty, the world’s largest social food network, you’ve probably stumbled across an amazing recipe that looks so delicious you want to make it ASAP. Well, we’ve got great news: Not only can you be inspired by these viral videos, but you can now order products directly from the app experience on Walmart.com and…
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – March 23, 2017 – Vudu, Walmart’s subscription-free, premium video streaming service, announced today the launch of the first mobile offering to convert DVDs and Blu-rays into digital libraries, right from a customer’s phone. Available beginning today, March 23, at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Mobile Disc-to-Digital turns DVDs and Blu-rays…