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Retail Trends

New York sues Walmart, Target over toys containing lead

December 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

New York is alleging that the retailers and their vendor violated laws “related to selling hazardous toys, as well as deceptive acts and false advertising — by importing, distributing, selling, or holding for sale thousands of Cra-Z-Jewelz kits in New […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Opens First E-Commerce Store in Japan

December 13, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart has opened its first e-commerce store in Japan. The “Walmart Rakuten Ichiba Store,” on the Rakuten Ichiba Internet shopping mall combines Walmart’s international expertise in delivering high-quality U.S. branded products at great prices and Rakuten’s strengths in online commerce […]


Customer Experience, Others, Point of Puchase, Tech

Walmart arms store associates with online shopping app

December 5, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Over the last year, Walmart has taken several big steps to merge its online and in-store experiences with the rollout of services that let customers pay for items in store on mobile devices. In January, Walmart announced Scan & Go, […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart announces predictive scheduling for all US stores

November 14, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart workers are enjoying the advantages of predictive scheduling thanks to their employer, but many more hourly employees may reap its benefits courtesy of the law. So far, legislation requiring that certain employers use predictive scheduling exists in one state, […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Walmart to open an in-store AI lab

November 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Even as Walmart continues to grow its e-commerce ambitions by acquiring successful online players like Eloquii and Bare Necessities, the retailer remains aggressive on the in-store technology front. It has been developing a number of technologies with in-store applications and […]


FMCG products, Retail Types

Report: Walmart favored over Amazon among online grocery shoppers

November 8, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon have been in a fierce battle over grocery dollars this year, showing just how much the omnichannel experience has evolved as a brick-and-mortar giant challenges an e-commerce behemoth. Last year, Retail Feedback Group found that Amazon was […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart revamps stores, e-commerce for the holidays

October 31, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart joins rivals in elevating its holiday pitch to consumers this year, leveraging its thousands of stores to blur purchasing and return opportunities online and off. The retail giant’s stores in past years have become known for chaos at the […]


Retail Types, Stores

Walmart to transform supercenters into ‘town centers’

October 29, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s supercenters are known for drawing customers from far and wide. But at a time when the company is being challenged to operate with greater efficiency and impact, it’s floating a collaborative approach that stands to draw additional shoppers and […]


Suppliers

Walmart will expand 2-day shipping, in-store returns

October 23, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart’s changes to shipping and returns are another step for the retailer toward a customer-centric supply chain and experience. “Fast” and “free” are the magic words for consumers when it comes to e-commerce deliveries, and Walmart’s expansion of free two-day […]


Suppliers

Walmart to Break Ground on Supply Chain of the Future

October 22, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart is opening its first high-tech distribution center (DC) for fresh and frozen groceries in Shafter, CA. The DC, on which Walmart will break ground in the coming weeks, will move 40% more product than a traditional DC, while reducing […]