December 11, 2015

The Wall Street Journal reported that Stephen Quinn will retire as executive vice president and chief marketing office in January, and Target’s former CMO will be a consultant for the company at that time. 

December 10, 2015

Although numerous players have entered the mobile payment arena in recent months, Walmart Pay is poised to be much more disruptive to the mobile payment landscape.

December 10, 2015

By adding payment functionality to its app, Walmart said it is the only retailer to offer its own payment solution that works with any iOS or Android device at any checkout lane, and with any major credit, debit, pre-paid or Walmart gift card.

December 7, 2015

A webinar from dLife Healthcare Solutions featuring Walmart's senior director of product development, growth and payer innovation looked at how proactive patients and the changes in where patients access care are impacting providers. 

December 7, 2015

Vitamins have made a comeback.

December 7, 2015

Residents in the area surrounding downtown Bentonville have a new Walmart Neighborhood Market that puts a major emphasis on fresh

December 3, 2015

Attendance at the event, presented by Drug Store News, reached record levels, with 40 retailers and more than 240 supplier participants. 

December 1, 2015

Mobile is making up more than 70% of traffic to Walmart.com, and nearly half of the company's orders since Thanksgiving have been placed on a mobile device, the company said. 

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.