Twenty-year Walmart veteran Laura Phillips is set to become the company's senior VP of sustainability, effective Jan. 1, according to GreenBiz. “"She was part of the original group of key leaders that our former CEO Lee Scott assembled in 2004 to help develop Walmart’s sustainability strategy, initial goals and principles," Walmart’s chief sustainability officer Kathleen McLaughlin said in a memo about Phillips’ new job. (GreenBiz)
Walmart Pharmacy & Business News
Walmart will provide free blood glucose, blood pressure, vision screenings and product samples —and more than 10,000 of the company’s pharmacists will offer immunizations in select stores.
The long-rumored cuts were detailed in an internal memo with the subject line “a company positioned for the future,” that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., President and CEO Doug McMillon distributed to the company’s home office employees on Friday.
The straightener mists hair with water immediately before the heating plates are pressed together, which is aimed at reducing damage caused by straightening hair and reducing the amount of frizz.
Walmart began offering the grocery pick up service several years ago with a test in San Jose, Calif., then expanded to Denver, Phoenix, Huntsville, Ala., and the retailer’s hometown of Bentonville, Ark.
Walmart has entered a long-term power purchase agreement to buy much of the electricity generated by a wind facility in Logan’s Gap, Texas.
The acquisition of PunchTab is Walmart’s 15th acquisition by @WalmartLabs in the last four years.
PepsiCo last week tapped Walmart’s former head of mobile and digital to head to oversee potentially large changes at the company, according to Quartz.
According to a new report from Packaged Facts, 3-in-10 consumers surveyed have opted for same-day delivery in the past year.