October 18, 2017

There is no hiding the fact that Walmart and Amazon are locked in a vicious campaign for the hearts, minds and wallets of the consumer. But can other retailers find a comfortable — and profitable — niche in the marketplace, while the two giants go toe-to-toe in their seemingly endless battle for retail supremacy?

October 18, 2017

Walmart VP and DMM, personal care, told attendees of a recent Mack Elevation thought leadership conference that industry executives must align with Walmart’s philosophies and be ready to change on the go as the chain’s blueprint evolves.

October 11, 2017

The winners span 10 categories across the food, drug, mass and value channels.

October 11, 2017

Delivering the final keynote address, Michael Dart served up a playbook marketers can use to appeal to generation Z, the demographic cohort behind millennials, as they come of age.

October 10, 2017

Walmart has augmented its fiscal year 2019 guidance with an expectation that e-commerce sales growth in the United States will increase by a staggering 40% by 2019.

October 9, 2017

Digital represents the future of both merchandising and marketing, as evidenced by emerging digital-only brands.

October 9, 2017

Starting Nov. 9, the Mobile Express Returns service will enable online customers to use the Walmart app to begin the returns process — before even heading to their local store.

October 6, 2017

Colleen DeCourcy, chief creative officer for Wieden+Kennedy told attendees of the Emerson Group's Emerson Group 10th Annual Retail Industry Day that catching lightning in a bottle comes down to two key elements.

October 5, 2017

On Wednesday, the partnership allowing customers to shop for Walmart items through voice via Google Assistant went live, with more than 2 million Walmart items available through voice.

October 3, 2017

Walmart has acquired Parcel, a last-mile delivery startup that specializes in the delivery of perishable items and general merchandise to customers in New York City, in an effort to bring same-day delivery to the city through Walmart and Jet.com.

September 29, 2017

Marc Lore, president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce U.S., said that he expects the chain to offer free, same-day delivery in New York City “very soon,” Bloomberg reported.

September 18, 2017

As successful retail strategies continue to demand a greater degree of sophistication, The Emerson Group 10th Annual Industry Day delivers a thought leadership platform that challenges the status quo. 

September 15, 2017

Walmart is planning to build a new, central headquarters — one better suited to a "digitally native" workforce — in its hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas.

September 13, 2017

Nail-Aid’s Spray Away is an aerosol nail polish remover that the company said is free of parabens, phthalates, toluene, formaldehyde and sulfates. 

September 11, 2017

The discount giant announced that it will donate up to $10 million in additional support for 2017 hurricane relief efforts in the United States, a move that will bring Walmart’s total commitment to hurricane relief efforts this year to $30 million. T

September 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida, and the retail pharmacy, grocery and mass merchandiser community is working to make sure Floridians are prepared. 

September 5, 2017

The retail pharmacy community, along with its supplier partners, are setting the stage to recovery for those in the Gulf Coast region impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

August 29, 2017

Walmart.ca attracts approximately 8 million unique visits per month.

August 28, 2017

From mobile kitchen units and generators to cash and product donations, retail pharmacy pledges to help their neighbors across south Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

August 25, 2017

The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick, McLane, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart.

August 24, 2017

The 2017 DEI rated 110 businesses in the report, which evaluates disability inclusion-related policies and practices.

August 23, 2017

In a partnership that takes direct aim at the online giant and its Alexa voice-controlled device, Walmart is teaming up with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items available for voice shopping via Google Assistant. 

August 17, 2017
Walmart reported better-than-expected results for its second quarter amid surging online sales and an increase in store traffic.
 
August 11, 2017

While everyone is focusing on pure play online giant Amazon, what they are likely missing is how brick and mortar retailers are driving ecommerce sales growth, noted TABS Analytics last week in a blog. "The TABS Analytics 10th Vitamin and Minerals Study revealed that online sales by traditional brick and mortar retailers propelled the market to an all-time high, growing an estimated 6% in the last year to reach $13.5 billion in annual sales," the company reported. "Walmart.com, specifically, had a breakout year for VMS sales. ... Though second in eCommerce, Walmart.com doubled its online share of mentions, growing to 9.1% in 2017. (TABS Analytics)