Warren Moore of Walmart was part of a panel of five leading retailers that recently addressed the barriers that many Americans face in accessing quality health care, and discussed what can be done to lower them. The conversation was part of the Together in the Fight for Health Equity event presented by Chain Drug Review,
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Dr. Cheryl Pegus, who led Walmart’s health and wellness business, has left the retailer to become a managing director of Morgan Health, a JP Morgan Chase unit investing in innovators in the sector. As executive vice president for health and wellness at Walmart, Pegus launched programs designed to raise the standard
NEW YORK — People are looking forward to Thanksgiving even though the ingredients for the traditional meal are estimated to cost 13.5% more than they did a year ago, according to IRI’s 2022 Thanksgiving Tracker report. But Walmart vows to put that kind of holiday meal inflation on hold. “We’re proud to offer customers this
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — As Walmart delivers on its mission to help people save money so they can live better, a growing and important category is health and wellness. As vice president of wellness merchandising for Walmart U.S., Vinima Shekhar and her team focus on this each day. Shekhar joined Walmart to work in its e-commerce
PHILADELPHIA — High inflation and the fear that the only way to fix it is to start a recession are among the concerns facing mass retailers and consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the coming months, according to speakers at The Emerson Group’s recent Industry Day event here. But while the challenges are real, participants in
BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart is launching the Walmart Healthcare Research Institute (WHRI) to increase community access to health care research that may help lead to safer, higher quality and more equitable health care, the company announced October 11. Walmart said WHRI will be focused on innovative interventions and medications that can make a difference in underrepresented
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has launched two new immersive virtual experiences on Roblox, a metaverse gaming platform. Called Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play, the spaces are meant to offer unique interactive content and entertainment for Gen Z shoppers, allowing them to access the best of Walmart in a virtual world, the company said.
ANDOVER, Mass. – Alert Innovation, a market leader in e-grocery fulfillment automation, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Walmart. Alert Innovation has been working with Walmart to customize technology for Walmart’s market fulfillment centers (MFCs) since 2016 and began piloting the Alphabot System in Walmart’s first MFC in Salem, New Hampshire in 2019.
NEW YORK — On Wednesday a panel of federal judges ordered that more than 80 cases accusing CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Walmart of selling generic Tylenol (acetaminophen) without warning of a potential link to autism if taken during pregnancy be consolidated. The cases have been consolidated for multi-district litigation to Judge Denise Cote of
BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Walmart is hosting Walmart Wellness Day events are more than 4,600 of its pharmacies around the country on Saturday, October 8, offering customers a convenient way to bolster their immunity ahead of the arrival of peak flu season. “As we move into the fall and winter seasons, we want to do our part
JOLIET, Ill. — Walmart held grand opening ceremonies on Wednesday for a 1.1 million-square-foot Next Generation fulfillment center (FC) here. Walmart FCs work to store millions of items, available on Walmart.com, that are then picked, packed and shipped directly to customers – now faster than ever. The new state-of-the-art facility will also fulfill Marketplace items
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Howard Hacker will be joining the Walmart on October 17 as the new vice president of health and wellness compliance, the company said Tuesday. Hacker will report to Matt Miner, Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. “Howard Hacker brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role and will be responsible