Walmart, looking to expand its logistics capabilities, recently submitted plans to city planners in Bentonville, Ark., for a 1.27 million-sq.-ft. distribution center, Talk Business & Politics-Northwest Arkansas Business Journal reported. A Walmart spokeswoman confirmed the company’s plans to build the facility in southwest Bentonville, the report said. (Talk Business & Politics)
Walmart has formed Store No. 8, a technology incubator that will be based in the Silicon Valley and is named after an early Walmart store that company founder Sam Walton used to try out new strategies.
Albertsons, Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart all saw significant rises in year-over-year satisfaction, with all advancing at least 3% year over year, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.