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Consumers without masks can still shop at Walmart

Despite a mandate that consumers wear facial masks in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic Walmart isn’t enforcing the requirement within its stores. Customers without facial masks will still be...

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Shopify helps you create a web store

When the pandemic forced British pizza chain called Pizza Pilgrim to close its 13 stores in London and Oxford in March this year, the company reset production of 30,000 pizzas...

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Walmart Restarts Talks On Possible Sale Of Asda Stake

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, has restarted talks with potential buyers of a stake in its British supermarket arm Asda, a Walmart spokesperson said on Monday. The talks had been put...

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Walmart unveils new Walmart Health prototype

Walmart is opening a fourth freestanding facility devoted to health-and-wellness. The new Walmart Health is the first store in the format to be opened outside of Georgia. Located in Northwest...

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Walmart to stop keeping ‘multicultural’ beauty products in locked display cases

Walmart Inc (WMT.N) will stop keeping personal care products designed for people of color in locked display cases, the retailer said, after the practice drew flak online with many saying...

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Walmart joins secondhand resale

Beginning 27. May, Walmart is offering some 750,000 pre-owned women’s and children’s clothing, accessories, footwear and handbags through a new partnership with resale site ThredUp. Free returns can be made...

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Walmart: Artificial intelligence assists shoppers in China

Walmart China installed self-service smart scales from Malong Technologies in 100 stores. Malong participates in Omega 8, a communication platform designed to connect Walmart and innovative technology companies to develop...

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Walmart China introduces AI-powered self-service produce scales

Walmart China is deploying a self-service fresh produce scale that makes weighing produce more efficient and faster for the shopper, according to a press release. With conventional self-service scales, customers...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Walmart Canada plans to triple ecommerce capacity

In response to the strong demand for its online grocery service during the coronavirus pandemic, Walmart Canada is planning to triple its ecommerce capacity. The retailer shared details of its...

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As population works from home, Walmart reports increased sales for tops but not pants

In the age of social distancing, working from home has become the new normal. But coronavirus quarantine has led to an interesting trend in fashion: sales for tops are up,...

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Walmart Ups Minimum Wage In E-Commerce Warehouses As Orders Surge

Walmart Inc said on Monday it has temporarily raised entry wages for workers in its e-commerce warehouses by $2, following similar moves by rivals, as it attempts to manage a shopping...

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Two coronavirus testing sites open in Illinois Walmart parking lots

Walmart Inc (WMT.N) said on Sunday that federal drive-thru coronavirus testing sites have been set up in parking lots of its stores in Northlake and Joliet, Illinois to test first...

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Walmart’s Mexico unit pulls elderly workers from checkouts on coronavirus concerns

Grocers including Walmart de Mexico have begun bowing to pressure to pull from stores tens of thousands of elderly workers who pack bags at checkouts as concerns grow about their...

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Billionaire petrol industry entrepreneurs eye Asda

Asda is reportedly surrounded by petrol station tycoons and private equity houses after US owner Walmart confirmed it was in talks to sell its share last week. Walmart is thought...

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Walmart adds grocery feature to app

For many years Walmart operated two separate apps for general shopping and for grocery. Now the discounter is adding the function of its grocery app to its Walmart app. The...

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Walmart establishes emergency leave policy after associate tests positive for coronavirus in Kentucky

Employees will receive two weeks pay if they are under quarantine or their region is under quarantine Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer and employer of 1.4 million hourly workers, on...

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Walmart wants Verizon 5G network to support in-store health hubs

Walmart reportedly plans to offer in-store digital health services based on next-generation mobile connectivity. According to Pymnts, Walmart is negotiating with Verizon to provide a 5G wireless network that the...

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Walmart trials new technology to beat Amazon and Kroger

Walmart has been piloting a new technology called Alphabot. It is designed to enable quicker picking of online grocery orders at store level. The Alphabot system operates inside a 1,860m²...

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Magazine: Supermarkets can use private label products as a weapon

The Private Labels Manufacturers Association (PLMA) has a monthly news programme at PLMALive.eu, called Newsdesk, and our magazine now presents to you the highlights of the October edition. In the...

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Trade marketing in 10 years from now

Once again it was in the building of the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry where the year’s last Trade Marketing Club meeting took place in November. One of the...

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Amazon is the most valuable brand according to Brand Finance

Amazon is the most valuable brand in the world according to the 2020 Global 500 Ranking of the UK’s Brand Finance market research and business consulting firm. According to the...

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Food is already packed by robots at Walmart

Walmart on Wednesday unveiled its latest weapon in the battle against Amazon and Kroger for shoppers’ food spending: a grocery-picking robot – origo wrote after Business Insider. The machine, part...

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Walmart China to open 500 new stores

US retailer Walmart is planning to launch 500 new outlets in China within five to seven years. The expansion will more than double the firm’s presence in the territory in...

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Amazon 2019: Going strong in the USA

Those who visit the USA just occasionally might get the impression that Amazon has conquered the country, e.g. there are Whole Foods stores, Alexa-operated Echoes, PrimeVideo subscriptions, etc. AmazonGo is...

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Magazine: Anuga 2019: The place where worldwide supply and demand met

Early October 7,500 exhibitors (72 from Hungary) from 106 countries presented their products and services to more than 170,000 visitors for 5 days at Anuga, the world’s biggest food-themed trade...

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Siri comes to Walmart for online grocery

Walmart has partnered with Apple to make voice ordering of groceries available via Siri, the tech giant’s virtual assistant. Called the Siri Shortcut for Online Grocery, the service brings Walmart...

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Walmart’s InHome Delivery Service Completes First Deliveries

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s InHome Delivery completed its first delivery orders across multiple cities, including Pittsburgh; Kansas City, Mo., and Kan.; and Vero Beach, Fla. More than 1 million consumers in these markets can...

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Magazine: Technological development in an optimistic mood

Ian Cook, CEO of Colgate-Palmolive and co-chair of The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) told on the first day of the organisation’s Vancouver summit in June that more and more developed...

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Magazine: Generation Y is coming – and they want everything at once

As the purchasing power of Generation Y – consumers born between 1980 and 1995 – is growing, various aspects of sustainability are becoming more and more important. So that FMCG companies...

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Walmart Pilots Pollinator Gardens at Stores in 3 States

Walmart Inc. revealed that it has planted 21 pollinator gardens at stores in Oregon, Washington state and North Carolina. The gardens are designed to beautify the stores’ outdoor grounds while...

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