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Target and Walmart are boosting workforces

NEW YORK — Retailers are boosting their staffing levels in preparation for the holiday season, with both Target Corp. and Walmart making major ­announcements. Target said it is providing 5 million more hours to current store team members this holiday shopping season, resulting in over $75 million more in pay for its existing team. Through

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

Walmart taking steps to bolster its supply chain

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is taking action to ensure that global supply chain disruptions don’t keep its customers from finding and buying what they want from the retailer this holiday season. “We’ve always been committed to delivering everything customers need for a great holiday, and I’m proud of the hard work our associates are doing

Walmart works with Epic to streamline health care

Walmart works with Epic to streamline health care

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced a new partnership with Epic, the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system, to help make it simple for customers to live healthier.   Through this single, unified system, Walmart Health will engage patients, health care professionals, insurance carriers and other stakeholders while enhancing communication, personalization and information sharing amongst

Walmart and Sam’s Club administer booster shots

Walmart and Sam’s Club administer booster shots

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Sam’s Club are now administering Pfizer booster shots in more than 5,100 pharmacies around the country where supply allows. In addition, Walmart has a role to play in supporting long-term care facilities and will provide support to administer boosters to those in facilities with in-store events and onsite events at

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

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