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Retail Types, Stores

Report: Walmart brings website ad sales in-house

February 21, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart bringing its online ad sales in-house is the latest move for the company in its ongoing competition with Amazon, which also brought its media sales in-house in recent years and has seen that business expand significantly. Selling ads targeting […]


Suppliers

Walmart stands up container fleet, uses drivers for drayage

February 20, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Braunbach emphasized Walmart is far from causing a significant change in its freight needs, but has been pleasantly surprised by the extra efficiency gained by taking more control of intermodal loads. “Everything is going, frankly, better than planned,” said Braunbach. […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart e-commerce sales grow 43%

February 19, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Despite worrying holiday metrics recently reported by the Census Bureau, Walmart didn’t have a problem driving customers to its stores or website. CEO Doug McMillon said the company’s positive report is thanks in part to a favorable economic environment, as […]


Customer Experience, Point of Puchase

Walmart debuts size-inclusive jeans online

February 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The “plus size” era may be over, but women of all body types are steadily gaining new places to shop, thanks to brands’ emerging willingness to offer apparel in a wide range of sizes. “Everyone’s body is different. Every body […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to give bonuses for perfect attendance

February 4, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

With a long-running reputation for underpaying hourly workers, Walmart has taken dramatic steps to improve working conditions for those roles over the last few years. About a year ago, the big-box retailer bumped up the minimum wage to $11 for […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart pulls products off Google Express

January 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Nearly a year ago at the ShopTalk retail conference, Google proudly announced that it had signed over several major retailers to a new program under which their merchandise would be prioritized in Google search results, the Google Express shopping service […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Court certifies class of 5M Walmart applicants in background check suit

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is now one of several employers that have recently faced allegations of improper background check procedures, in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and/or state law. Delta recently paid $2.3 million to settle a class action […]


FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart ramps up grocery delivery with 4 new service providers

January 18, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

In a rush to keep up with Amazon and the booming business of e-commerce, Walmart has turned to an assortment of last-mile providers to cover various regions of the country. These companies handle the most expensive piece of e-commerce fulfillment […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart exits CVS pharmacy benefit network over pricing dispute

January 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

As always, the clash between the two major healthcare players leaves patients bearing the brunt of the fire. Tuesday morning’s news will affect consumers whose employers get drug benefits from CVS and Medicaid enrollees with CVS coverage. “Despite market focus […]


Retail Trends

Small Changes, Big Savings

December 27, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

Earlier this year, Walmart announced that they will save $200 million by changing their light bulbs and save $20 million by using a new floor wax. Those kinds of numbers are cause for anyone to stop and re-think routine purchases. […]