December 1, 2015

Walmart is launching the campaign with an initial $500,000 donation to Fisher House Foundation.

November 30, 2015

Walmart “opened the doors” to its Cyber Monday deals Sunday night at 8 p.m.

November 20, 2015

Walmart on Friday named George Riedl as SVP, president Walmart Health and Wellness, reporting to Michelle Gloeckler, Walmart EVP consumables and health and wellness.

November 17, 2015

One of the most important takeaways from this morning's result announcement is the improvement in U.S. operations, Doug McMillon, Walmart president and CEO, told analysts Tuesday morning. 

November 11, 2015

Lead by incredible 60% growth in the brow segment, the eye category has been a bright spot for mass market retailers.

November 9, 2015

Everyone wants to know how Walmart can compete with Amazon in e-commerce when the latter doesn't really make money at it. According to Ad Age, "The more Walmart does to differentiate itself from Amazon and offer a better value proposition, the more it will succeed," she said. "The more it focuses on price and value, the more it can compete." But it's a very long game. [Ad Age]


November 6, 2015

Pharmacy and retail NACDS members members were able to discuss issues surrounding Medicaid, prescription drug monitoring program funding, opioid abuse, plastic bag preemptions and back-to-school sales tax holidays. 

November 5, 2015
Both retailers and manufacturers expect change, complexity and competition to continue in full force, which means winning organizations will be those that can anticipate important shifts and quickly pivot to capitalize on them.
November 4, 2015

CNBC reported Tuesday that former Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon crash-landed his small airplane in Fayettevill, Ark. on a trip between Bentonville and Waco, Texas. He and his two passengers escaped with minor injuries after he parachute landed the plane. (CNBC)

November 3, 2015

Michelle Gloeckler will continue to lead Walmart's Health  and Wellness business as EVP of consumables and health and wellness.

October 29, 2015

Listen to an exclusive audio Halloween story created for Walmart by comedian and writer Paul Soter.

October 27, 2015

Wal-Mart wants to use drones to check warehouse inventory and assist with curbside pickup and delivery services, and has applied for permission from regulators to do so, according to CNBC. “Drones have a lot of potential to further connect our vast network of stores, distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation fleet,” company spokesman Dan Toporek told CNBC. “There is a Walmart within five miles of 70 percent of the U.S. population, which creates some unique and interesting possibilities for serving customers with drones.” (CNBC)

October 27, 2015

A new partnership between InComm Healthcare and Pursuant Health, whose kiosks are placed in several Walmart stores, will offer a rewards card for enrolled patients who complete a health risk assessment and a biometric assessment. 

October 26, 2015

Walmart’s Greenlight a Vet program aims to bring recognition to the veterans transitioning back to school, jobs and neighborhoods.

October 15, 2015

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon sat down with CNBC’s Jim Cramer to discuss the future of the world’s largest retailer following the company’s difficult day on Wall Street following its analysts’ meeting. 

October 14, 2015

At Wal-Mart Stores' annual fall investor conference, the company’s president and CEO Doug McMillon outlined his plan to grow sales by $15 billion and buy back its shares over the course of the next three years. 

October 14, 2015

Walmart CEO Doug McMillion shared with investors that private label will play a significant role in the company's future as a value-driven operator. 

October 12, 2015

In addition to screenings, Walmart’s licensed pharmacists were on hand to administer immunizations in select stores as part of “America's Biggest Health Fair” on Saturday. 

October 9, 2015

After more than two decades in top finance roles at Walmart, Charles Holley, 59, is stepping down as CFO at the world’s largest retailer.

October 9, 2015

On the same day that it announced a new CFO, Walmart has filled its empty chief merchant spot and named other executives to key leadership roles within the organization, including a new head merchant at Sam’s Club.

October 8, 2015

Twenty-year Walmart veteran Laura Phillips is set to become the company's senior VP of sustainability, effective Jan. 1, according to GreenBiz. “"She was part of the original group of key leaders that our former CEO Lee Scott assembled in 2004 to help develop Walmart’s sustainability strategy, initial goals and principles," Walmart’s chief sustainability officer Kathleen McLaughlin said in a memo about Phillips’ new job. (GreenBiz)

October 6, 2015

Walmart will provide free blood glucose, blood pressure, vision screenings and product samples —and more than 10,000 of the company’s pharmacists will offer immunizations in select stores. 

October 2, 2015

The long-rumored cuts were detailed in an internal memo with the subject line “a company positioned for the future,” that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., President and CEO Doug McMillon distributed to the company’s home office employees on Friday. 

October 1, 2015

The 1.2 million sq. ft. facility in Union City, just south of Atlanta, is the third large-scale e-commerce fulfillment center to open in the U.S. in as many months.