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Walmart, Medscape study examines rural health care

Walmart, Medscape study examines rural health care

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Last week, Walmart and Medscape released the Healthcare Professionals’ Perspectives on Healthcare in Rural America survey, the first and largest study to assess barriers and solutions to care delivery from the perspectives of those on the front lines of health care in rural and non-rural communities. More than 10,000 primary care Health Care Professionals

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%)

Blue Apron meal kits launch on Walmart.com

Blue Apron meal kits launch on Walmart.com

NEW YORK — Blue Apron on Wednesday began offering a selection of its meal kits on Walmart.com, allowing consumers to try the kits without a subscription. The company says it is the first and only meal-kit provider on the Walmart Marketplace platform, which serves millions of monthly active shoppers. “Through our work with Walmart.com Marketplace,

Walmart to add Symbotic automation system at DCs

Walmart to add Symbotic automation system at DCs

BENTONVILLE, Ark.  — Walmart plans to implement Symbotic’s robotics and software automation platform in all 42 of its U.S. regional distribution centers, the companies announced on Monday. This is an expansion of Walmart’s prior commitment to deploy Symbotic Systems in 25 regional distribution centers. “The need for accuracy and speed in the supply chain has

Walmart expands relationship to digitize shelf-edge

Walmart expands relationship to digitize shelf-edge

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Following a successful pilot at a Walmart location in Arkansas, the retailer and SES-imagotag are expanding their strategic relationship to digitize the shelf-edge. The pilot successfully implemented key technological advances to optimize associate productivity and customer experience, and will now be expanded to a much larger set of Walmart locations across the

Walmart to pilot career training program

Walmart to pilot career training program

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart said it is introducing a career program giving young professionals “the opportunity to jump-start their careers by helping run a multi-million-dollar business: one of our Walmart stores.” The College2Career program will be introduced as a pilot this summer for college students and recent graduates, the retailer said on its website. Walmart

Biden asks Walmart, Target, suppliers for help easing baby formula shortage

Biden asks Walmart, Target, suppliers for help easing baby formula shortage

WASHINGTON — President Biden Thursday asked retailers and manufacturers, including Walmart, Target, Reckitt, and Gerber, to do more to help families get infant formula. He discussed Reckitt and Gerber’s efforts to increase production to make up for lost supply from Abbott, and asked them to identify other ways the administration can help them. The conversation

Walmart opens Import Distribution Center in South Carolina

BENTONVILLE. Ark. – Walmart is celebrating the grand opening of its Import Distribution Center in South Carolina, a $220 million facility designed to store and sort imported goods that arrive through the Port of Charleston – the country’s eighth-largest port — for delivery to 850 regional Walmart and Sam’s Club locations across the Southeast. “Our

Walmart to host wellness day on April 23

Walmart to host wellness day on April 23

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is inviting its communities to get healthy this spring at Walmart Wellness Day on Saturday April 23, where customers can receive free glucose, cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure screenings as well as COVID-19 vaccines and affordable immunizations like shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, hepatitis, HPV and flu at pharmacies nationwide. The goal of

Walmart’s launches Fight Hunger, Spark Change campaign

Walmart’s launches Fight Hunger, Spark Change campaign

CHICAGO — Thousands of Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs are teaming up with their customers, members, suppliers and associates for the ninth annual “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, according to the retailer, which says the campaign will run online and in stores from April 18-May 15. There are three easy ways for consumers to support