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Walmart marks milestone in carbon reduction effort

Walmart is making significant progress in its initiative to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from supply chain partners. The discount giant is now more than halfway toward its goal to...

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Walmart Stops Cigarette Sales In Certain US Stores

Walmart Inc is stopping cigarette sales in some US stores after years of debate within the retail giant’s management team about selling tobacco products, the Wall Street Journal has reported....

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Password: Consumer’s Trust

In 2022, retailers hope to get back to normal. This year, the focus is on investing a great amount of money in supply chains, as with the pandemic it became...

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Walmart Aims to Hire 50,000 U.S. Workers by End of April

Walmart Inc. wants to hire tens of thousands of workers by the end of April as the country’s largest private employer pushes to expand its retail and other businesses in...

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Walmart to deliver to 30 million homes by the end of the year

Walmart is set to expand its home delivery service to 30 million homes. To this end, it will hire some 3,000 associate delivery drivers and build a 100 percent electronic...

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Restaurants in the Metaverse

Multinational giants are preparing for the future already, for instance McDonald’s is said to have applied for no less than ten virtual trademarks for the Metaverse from the United States...

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Walmart Plans To Expand InHome Delivery To 30m Homes In 2022

Walmart has announced that it will expand its InHome delivery service to 30 million US households by the end of this year. To achieve this target, the retailer plans to...

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Walmart to extend night operations

About 500,000 containers are waiting to be offloaded from cargo ships at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Walmart, FedEx and UPS will step up their efforts to help...

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Walmart announces biggest-ever distribution center for groceries

Walmart has announced plans to build what will be its largest-ever distribution center for groceries. The 720,000+ square-foot facility for fresh and frozen groceries in South Carolina’s Spartanburg County is...

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Magazine: Are hypermarkets only popular in the USA or we Europeans like them, too?

In Hungary the last few years were about discounters – Hungarian shoppers like it very much that they are smaller than hypermarkets, offer a growing selection of products and good...

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McDonald’s Closings 2021: Why Hundreds Of Locations Are Closing At Walmart

As the pandemic shifted consumer eating and shopping habits, McDonald’s (MCD) has made changes to its restaurant model by pulling hundreds of restaurants from inside Walmart (WMT) as a result....

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People of Walmart – Picture of the day

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Walmart pushes zero waste efforts with ‘bagless’ pilot

In an effort to cut back on the use of disposable plastic bags, Walmart has started a “bagless” pilot in Vermont, according to a blog post on Monday from the...

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Walmart keeps store operations cool with IoT

Walmart manages temperature, operating functions and energy use in stores using a network of connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The discount giant currently has more than 7 million unique...

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Walmart testing smart cooler grocery delivery

Walmart will start testing a grocery delivery program that involves a smart cooler at a customer’s home. The Walmart smart cooler test will start this spring, with the pilot program...

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Walmart goes electric with its latest self-driving vehicle delivery pilot

Walmart will test drive all-electric autonomous delivery vehicles from Cruise. The discount giant will pilot delivering orders to customers, contact-free, in Scottsdale, Ariz., via Cruise electric self-driving cars. The pilot...

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Walmart lays off inventory robots, keeps humans

It seems robots don’t beat humans when it comes to checking inventory on shelves. The retailer is cancelling its contract with Bossa Nova Robotics whose 500 robots were checking shelf...

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Billionaire Issa brothers buy Asda

Blackburn-based Indian billionaires the Issa brothers and private equity group TDR Capital bought Asda from Walmart for GBP 6.8 billion. Walmart has kept a minority share in the business and...

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Convenience = safety: Convenience during and after the pandemic

This year isn’t only about good prices or quality products, but also about practical, fast and safe shopping. The meaning of convenience changed with the outbreak of the pandemic, shoppers...

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Walmart transforming four locations into omnichannel test stores

Walmart will be testing new ways to operate and help its employees better serve online and in-store customers alike in four designated locations. The discount giant has identified four stores...

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Walmart turns Black Friday into multi-weekend sales campaign

In a quest to keep crowds down in its stores during the holiday shopping season, Walmart is slicing up its traditional Black Friday sales approach into a multi-weekend sales strategy...

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Walmart leaves Britain

The US retail giant is selling its UK chain, Asda, worth 6.8 billion pounds to TDR Capital’s owners. The new owners plan to invest1 billion pounds in the company. Walmart...

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Walmart Sells Asda To Billionaire British Brothers And TDR For $8.8bn

The British billionaire Issa brothers and private equity group TDR Capital have agreed to buy the British supermarket chain Asda from Walmart for an enterprise value of $8.8 billion and...

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Walmart Tests Drone Delivery Of COVID-19 Test Kits

Walmart Inc has launched a pilot project to deliver self-collection test kits for coronavirus through automated drones at customers’ doorsteps, the retailer has announced. The US retailer has partnered with...

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Walmart joins other retailers in extending store hours

After reducing its store hours amid the pandemic, Walmart will join other retailers who are starting to keep their stores open later. The retail giant  is extending the store closing...

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Walmart partners with Impossible Foods to offer customers meatless burger

Walmart is selling the Impossible Burger, made by Impossible Foods, in more than 2,000 stores as well as online and through its mobile app. With the partnership the burger product...

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Walmart-Yahoo cooperation makes new type of grocery shopping possible

‘Groceries from Walmart’ is the name of the programme that allows Yahoo Mail users to browse, add to cart, and buy essential groceries from Walmart within Yahoo Mail. To improve...

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Talks restart for selling Asda

Asda’s parent company Walmart has restarted talks over the potential selling of a stake in the grocery retailer. The step comes more than a year after its failed merger with...

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