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Annual meeting celebrates Walmart’s momentum

Annual meeting celebrates Walmart’s momentum

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Walmart wrapped up its annual shareholders’ week activities on Friday with a celebration of the company’s associates as “extraordinary people doing extraordinary things.” Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, credited Walmart’s 2.2 million associates worldwide with helping fulfill founder Sam Walton’s vision for Walmart as a merchant serving the

Tesco vet Belsham to lead Walmart’s Jet.com

Tesco vet Belsham to lead Walmart’s Jet.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has tapped Tesco PLC veteran Simon Belsham to serve as president of Jet.com, effective immediately. Belsham will oversee all operations, including the unit’s online grocery and general merchandise business, Marc Lore, president and chief executive officer of Walmart eCommerce U.S., said in a memo to employees. “With Jet Grocery being an

Walmart to offer products on Google Express

Walmart to offer products on Google Express

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is partnering with Google to give shoppers additional ways to buy its products online. Beginning in late September, hundreds of thousands of Walmart products will be available for purchase via the Google Express e-commerce platform, the companies announced on Wednesday. Besides increasing Walmart’s visibility online, particularly with people who use Google’s

Walmart adds free two-day shipping

Walmart adds free two-day shipping

SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Walmart customers in the U.S. can now get free two-day shipping on their Walmart.com purchases, without a membership fee. The new free shipping option, which is seen as sharpening its competition with Amazon.com Inc.’s popular Amazon Prime service, replaces Walmart’s previous Shipping Pass two-day shipping program, which required shoppers to pay