Walmart Pharmacy & Business News

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Walmart not combining store, online buying teams

Based on information from Walmart, the chain is not merging the stores and buying teams, as Reuters reported Tuesday. The two will continue to operate as two separate teams.  

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WSJ: Bayer joins growing list of companies promising job growth in U.S.

Bayer AG has joined a host of companies, including General Motors, Hyundai and Walmart,  that have pledged to either keep or create jobs in the U.S., The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The Journal cited Trump transition team spokesman Sean Spicer, who said Bayer’s decision was the result of “the president-elect’s focus on creating a better business climate here in the United States.” Bayer is currently seeking regulatory approval for its planned $57 billion purchase of seed maker Monsanto, and committed research investments and "several thousand" new high-tech positions in the U.S. once that deal is successfully completed. (The Wall Street Journal)


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Walmart set to add jobs in 2017

Walmart is planning $6.8 billion of capital investments in the U.S. in the coming fiscal year, which includes construction and remodeling of stores, clubs and distribution centers, as well as the expansion of new services such as online grocery pickup.