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Last year was pivotal for our country. It forced us to sit in an uncomfortable state of self-examination individually and collectively. In turn, we made conscious decisions to change. To do better. But change…
As our business continues evolving to meet the needs of today’s customers, having a robust supply chain is more important than ever. That’s why we’re excited to announce that our team is growing...
Many of us had hoped this summer would bring resolution to the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic. Yet, as we begin another school year and turn the corner to the back half of the year, we are reminded daily of the continuing impact of COVID-19. Infection rates…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 27, 2021 — Today, Walmart announced it will pay 100% of college tuition and books for associates through its Live Better U (LBU) education program. Starting Aug. 16, the $1 a day fee will be removed for associates, making all education programs paid for by Walmart. This means approximately 1.5 million part-time and…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 29, 2021 — Today, Walmart launched a site to help veterans and military spouses, whether early career, mid-career or experienced professionals, “Find-a-Future” and achieve their goals. Walmart associates and non-associates can register for free on the platform, use tools to audit their current skills and experience and…
Immediately following the tragic murder of George Floyd, we knew Walmart had to be part of the solution. As the largest employer in the country, which includes a workforce of approximately 300,000 Black and African American associates, we quickly focused…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 19, 2020 — Today, Walmart and America’s largest and top-ranked historically Black university, North Carolina A&T State University, are announcing plans to launch the Equity in Education Initiative, a new program aimed at increasing the number of African American college graduates securing careers in fields critical to…
Walmart has a rich history of supporting our veterans over the years, starting with our first veteran, founder Sam Walton. Earlier this year, we announced that we had achieved our Veteran’s Welcome Home Commitment of 250,000 veterans hired since 2013. To date,…
Starting a new career can be daunting for anyone. And that goes double for U.S. military veterans cycling into civilian life. Earlier this year, Walmart fulfilled its commitment to hire 250,000 military veterans by 2020. I caught up with one of our proud military veterans, Jessica Huntsman, to…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 1, 2020 — When Jessica Huntsman returned to civilian life after almost a decade of service in the U.S. Army, she found it more challenging finding a job than she’d expected. “I put in so many applications when I left, but no one wanted to take a look,” she said. “I asked myself, ‘I check all of these boxes, why does no one…
BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 10, 2020 — Even before the current economic climate, Walmart’s response to an economy going through a technology-fueled transformation with evolving consumer habits has been focused on investing in associates. Over the last few months, Walmart has committed to invest almost $1 billion in U.S. associate bonuses and today…