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Walmart unveils site plan for new campus

Walmart unveils site plan for new campus

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart officials said work on a new corporate campus is set to begin here in July. Walmart expects to relocate employees in stages, beginning next year and ending around 2024, when work on the company’s “dream home” is completed. First up is demolition, infrastructure and utility construction at the 350-acre site, which

Walmart stores get modernized

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Building on its commitment to save customers time and money, Walmart in a number of states recently unveiled store opening and remodeling plans, including innovative features that will support e-commerce growth. Walmart expects to spend an estimated $145 million this year in California through the opening and remodeling of 21 stores, as

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 chief technology officer to depart

Walmart chief technology officer to depart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart chief technology officer Jeremy King is leaving the company later this month, according to an internal company memo. While the company seeks a successor, Walmart Labs senior vice president of customer technology Fiona Tan will take on an elevated role, serving as liaison between the company’s technology and other leadership functions.

Walmart to phase out store greeters

Walmart to phase out store greeters

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is eliminating the “people greeter” position at its stores and replacing it with a “customer host” role with such additional duties as handling customer refunds, scanning receipts and checking shopping carts. The change raised concerns that many greeters with disabilities would lose their jobs. Customer hosts need to be able to

Hello Bello baby line launching exclusively at Walmart

Hello Bello baby line launching exclusively at Walmart

LOS ANGELES — Hello Bello, a collection of plant-derived baby necessities, was rolled out Monday exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide, on Walmart.com and HelloBello.com. Founded by actors and parents Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, along with Sean Kane (co-chief executive officer), Jay McGraw (co-chief executive officer) and Jennifer Pullen (chief financial officer and chief operating officer), Hello

Walmart posts robust Q4 revenue growth

Walmart posts robust Q4 revenue growth

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart on Tuesday reported strong profit and revenue figures for the holiday quarter, citing strength across a range of product categories and a 43% surge in digital sales. Revenue was up 1.9% to $138.8 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter. Excluding currency fluctuations, year-on-year revenue growth was 4.2%. Walmart U.S. posted its

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