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Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart entered the green bond market Wednesday with a record-setting $2 billion offering. The giant retailer said that net proceeds from the green bond offering will be used to fund projects designed to help Walmart achieve its sustainability goals. “It certainly seems like they’re serious about taking a sustainability leadership role within

Walmart to offer pay raises to over 565,000 employees

Walmart to offer pay raises to over 565,000 employees

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced this week that it will be issuing a new pay hike and around 565,000 employees will benefit from it.   John Furner, Walmart’s US president and chief executive officer, announced the news to its workforce through a memo. It stated that starting Sept. 25, staff associates working in the company’s

Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain associates

Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain associates

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart plans to hire an additional 20,000 workers in its distribution centers, fulfillment centers, and transportation offices, the company said Wednesday. The retailer will hold special hiring events on September 8 and 9 in an effort to attract the best and brightest candidates to staff its supply chain locations and support its

Walmart launches GoLocal delivery business

Walmart launches GoLocal delivery business

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is turning its delivery expertise and infrastructure into a service that other companies can tap into to serve their own customers. On Tuesday the retailer launched Walmart GoLocal, which is billed as a white label delivery service available to other businesses of all sizes. The move is part of Walmart’s strategy

Walmart celebrates back-to-school season

Walmart celebrates back-to-school season

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is celebrating the back-to-school season with a TikTok Challenge and a “Homecoming” concert series that will include a livestream event. The retailer said Monday that its “Homecoming” concert series will celebrate students and teachers across the country with the help of three musical artists — Imagine Dragons, Chance the Rapper and

CVS, Target and Walmart launch sustainable bag pilots

CVS, Target and Walmart launch sustainable bag pilots

NEW YORK – The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag is launching  a series of tests and first-of-a-kind multi-retailer pilots from CVS Health, Target and Walmart to advance sustainable alternatives to the single-use plastic bag and accelerate their potential to scale. The pilots will help refine winning solutions from the Consortium’s global Beyond the Bag

Always and Walmart help girls stay in sports

Always and Walmart help girls stay in sports

CINCINNATI — Always and Walmart are taking action, in partnership with the Women’s Sports Foundation, to help girls stay in sports by highlighting the important life skills that come from continued participation through puberty. To further rally society to #KeepHerPlaying, they are continuing their partnership with Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez and enlisting social

Walmart adds high-tech DC system

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal­mart is implementing new warehouse technology that “will fundamentally alter how products get to stores,” says executive vice president of supply chain operations Joe Metzger. The discounter is installing Symbotic’s high-tech automation system in 25 regional distribution centers. Walmart and Symbotic have piloted the system in the chain’s Brooksville, Fla., warehouse since

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