The Walmart Foundation is donating $1.29 million to the Institute for America's Health to expand its anti-obesity program at schools in major cities, the IAH said.
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Duane Reade in late August surpassed 1 million Twitter followers, and will be celebrating the accomplishment at its 40 Wall St. location on Tuesday during an invitation-only event.
Walmart will begin offering health insurance and other benefits to unmarried domestic partners, including same-sex partners, next year, according to published reports.
Are big-box stores and shopping malls in the suburbs giving way to walkable retail? According to a couple of recent magazine articles, that appears to be the trend.
Walmart displayed a powerful commitment to revitalizing U.S. manufacturing in front of roughly 1,500 supplier company representatives, government and economic development officials, dozens of senior merchants and the company's top executives as they convened Thursday for its first-ever domestic sourcing summit at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
The Exchange, Safeway and Walmart were among the companies identified as the nation's top veteran-friendly companies by the U.S. Veterans Magazine last week.
During the company's second-quarter conference call, Walmart discussed efforts to expand its e-commerce platform as it recently launched a locker test for site-to-store in the Washington, D.C., area.
Starting in August, licensed pharmacists at more than 560 U.S. Sam's Club pharmacy locations will administer flu shots and nine immunizations recommended to help protect against diseases, such as pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough. All Sam's Club pharmacies are open to the public.
Walmart reported weaker than expected second-quarter same-store sales at its U.S. division and lowered its full-year profit forecast, suggesting global economic conditions remain challenging.