Open Call

Walmart names finalists for 2022 Open Call event

Walmart names finalists for 2022 Open Call event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart has made its selections for the ninth annual Open Call event. With nearly 1,200 small and mid-sized business owners receiving official invitations, this year’s registrants mark the largest group ever selected to participate in the two-day event. Finalists represent all fifty (50) states, including the District of Columbia, with nearly sixty percent (60%)

Walmart accepting Open Call applications

Walmart accepting Open Call applications

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart plans to hold its eighth annual Open Call for products made, grown or assembled in the United States on June 30. The retailer, which on March 3 announced a new commitment to spend an additional $350 billion on American-made products, has invited companies to apply for the opportunity to meet with

Walmart held virtual Open Call event

Walmart held virtual Open Call event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — More than 800 small businesses from across the country pitched their U.S.-manufactured products during 30-minute, one-on-one meetings with Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants on Thursday as part of the company’s first-ever virtual Open Call event. Approximately 56% of these businesses self-report as diverse, and more than 175 received a “yes,” advancing them

Walmart makes Open Call event digital only

Walmart makes Open Call event digital only

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is accepting applications from entrepreneurs who want to participate in the retailer’s seventh annual Open Call, on October 1. The coronavirus pandemic is forcing this year’s pitches to be conducted virtually, but the goal for the retailer’s buyers and prospective suppliers remains the same — get new U.S.-manufactured products on the shelves

Walmart invites U.S. suppliers to Open Call event

Walmart invites U.S. suppliers to Open Call event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart on Tuesday invited companies with American-made products to pitch them at its sixth annual Made in the USA Open Call event, scheduled for June 18 and 19. The retail giant urged interested suppliers to apply by April 30 at Walmart-jump.com for a chance to get face-to-face pitch meeting with a Walmart buyer

Walmart’s open call to suppliers

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Hundreds of suppliers gathered at Walmart’s headquarters this month to pitch American-made products during the retailer’s fifth annual Open Call. The company invited more than 450 businesses to meet one on one with buyers for a chance to get their products on store shelves. Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer for Walmart U.S.,