January 26, 2016

Walmart is not associated with TRC and recommends that shareholders reject this unsolicited offer.

January 26, 2016

Walmart and three of the nation’s largest bottled water suppliers are coming to the aid of Flint, Michigan, residents who lack access to safe drinking water after the municipal water supply became tainted with lead.

January 15, 2016
The company said the stores it is closing — a move that was hinted at last fall during its annual investors conference — represent less than 1% of global square footage
January 13, 2016

Walgreens, along with a host of other retailers, on Tuesday opted into Visa's Visa Checkout to help facilitate an omnichannel shopping experience. Walmart.com also will be incorporating the option into its services within the year, Visa reported.

January 4, 2016

Launched in 2013, MasterPass by MasterCard is currently available in 24 countries and is accepted at 250,000 merchants globally.

December 18, 2015

Unconfirmed media reports indicate Target is in the early stages of developing its own mobile payment solution. If true, Target would join other major retailers like Walmart and Starbucks in making mobile payment a proprietary proposition.

December 18, 2015

Walmart has recalled marketing executive Tony Rogers from his post in China to lead the retailer’s domestic marketing efforts along with input from a former Target executive.

December 18, 2015

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation is out with its annual Giving Report which puts a monetary value on all the ways the retailer and its charitable arm sought to make a difference during the 2015 fiscal year.

December 17, 2015

"John [Standley's] done an incredible job and has an ubelievable pedigree across a whole number of positions at Rite Aid," Jonathan Aspatore, CEO ExecRank, shared with TheStreet in an interview.

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.