August 16, 2016

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have coordinated efforts as part of the $500,000 donation to send truckloads of water to affected areas.

August 10, 2016

It's been a contentious election cycle so far, but who are "Walmart moms" voting for?  Penn Schoen Berland and Public Opinion Strategies recently spearheaded the third polling of "Walmart moms" - moms who have shopped at Walmart in the month prior. According to an ABC News report, it's a group that makes up 14% to 17% percent of the American electorate. "They voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012, and for the respective GOP and Democratic congressional majorities in 2010 and 2014," ABC News reported. This year, however, it doesn't appear either candidate, Clinton or Trump, is favored. (ABC News)

August 10, 2016

Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, and Mark Lore, co-founder and CEO of Jet.com, discussed Walmart’s acquisition of the online site and other industry topics on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

August 8, 2016

Walmart Stores announced it will acquire retail start-up — and would-be Amazon rival — Jet.com for approximately $3 billion in cash.

August 3, 2016

At Walmart, Michelle Gloeckler led the merchandising strategies in areas including beauty and personal care, pets, household paper and chemicals, baby, over-the-counter, pharmacy and optical.

August 3, 2016

In this report, DSN examines sales activity in the healthy snack category, highlighting new products that are shaking up the consumables aisle.

August 3, 2016

In what may be a direct shot across Amazon.com's bow, Wal-Mart is in talks to buy rival Jet.com according to a CNBC report published Wednesday, citing  Dow Jones. "Though it isn't clear how much the world's largest retailer would cough up for Jet, a personal familiar with the talks told Dow Jones that the website could be worth $3 billion, the organization reported Wednesday," the report stated. "Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon said at the company's shareholder meeting in June that it would soon become more aggressive in growing its online business." (CNBC)

August 2, 2016

Sales of OTC medicines continue on a steady pace with dollar volumes up half a billion dollars over the first half of 2016, according to data culled from IRI.

August 2, 2016

More vitamins, minerals and supplements were sold online so far in 2016 than have been sold through a Walmart store, TABS Analytics reported earlier this year.

August 1, 2016

Leading natural skin care brand California Baby is expanding distribution to more than 1,700 Walmart stores across the nation.

July 26, 2016

Influential and longtime Walmart executive Don Soderquist died after complications related to heart surgery. He was 82.

July 20, 2016

Walmart has asked suppliers to remove "high priority chemicals," such as formaldehyde and triclosan, from their products as part of an effort to eliminate controversial chemicals from household goods.

July 20, 2016

Just in time for the back-to-school shopping season, Walmart's Canadian customers can access product reviews, items on Rollback and experience a faster check out process, the company stated.

July 18, 2016

Amgen, Cardinal Health, Rite Aid and Walmart helped support American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists this past weekend.

July 18, 2016

The Loretta C. Ford Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually by the National Nurse Practitioner Symposium to one individual that has demonstrated longevity, integrity, achievement and advocacy.

July 13, 2016

The relationship, which is not exclusive, went into effect on July 1 and initially applies to Walmart`s US advertising and in-store creative.

July 11, 2016

Walmart was offering its own July online savings event before Amazon Prime Day was officially announced, and now the discount giant is sweetening its deal.

July 7, 2016

Walmart Pay is one of the newest and most powerful additions to the Walmart app, which ranks among the top three retail apps in the Apple and Google app stores with more than 20 million active users.

June 30, 2016

The world's largest retailer is throwing a counterpunch to Amazon's Prime service.

June 29, 2016

The people within a large company can be one of a leader’s biggest assets when it comes to solving problems and growing the business — if only you listen to your associates and stick to a core set of principles that guide all your interactions.

June 29, 2016

The first-ever Future Leaders Summit, co-produced by Mack Elevation Forum and Drug Store News in May, saw the industry speak honestly and openly about leadership with a special group of innovators, transformers and disruptors in the world of consumer brands, retailers and entrepreneurs.

June 29, 2016

While Walmart has more than 100 clinics in its more than 5,000 stores nationwide, the company plans to expand its network of clinics over the next few years to offer a cost-effective way for patients to receive acute and chronic medical care.

June 27, 2016

Walmart Canada has appointed Lee Tappenden, COO, Walmart Canada to the position of president and CEO, Walmart Canada, effective Aug. 15.

June 20, 2016

For Walmart, the alliance greatly expands its opportunity in China e-commerce and provides its stores and Sam’s Clubs with potential traffic from JD.com’s significant base of customers and same-day delivery network.