Tag: Walmart


US retail drone deliveries hit major setback

January 23, 2020

Via: Charged

Retail drone deliveries are facing a major setback in the US as key legislation enabling companies to deliver parcels is opposed by powerful groups. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed new rules which would force all drones to be […]

Retail Trends

Amazon, Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart earn perfect scores for LGBTQ policies

January 22, 2020

Via: RetailWire

Retailers rose to the top of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s eighteenth annual “Corporate Equality Index” (CEI) report, which rates workplaces on their policies and treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees., Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart Makes Two Chief Officer Appointments

January 20, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart has appointed Scott McCall its new chief merchandising officer and Dacona Smith, COO of Sam’s Club, will take over as chief operating officer of Walmart U.S., according to an internal company memo cited in reports. McCall is replacing the […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart Launches Advertising Partners Program

January 6, 2020

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Walmart is kicking off 2020 with the launch of its new Walmart Advertising Partners program and enhanced capabilities. The program expands advertisers’ direct access to their sponsored products campaigns, a bidded auction-based marketplace, giving them more transparency and control. Brands […]

E-commerce, FMCG products, Retail Types

Walmart, Amazon continue to lead online grocery

December 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart and Amazon continue to make moves to position themselves ahead of one another as online grocery offerings mature and consumers get more comfortable with the concept. Amazon and Walmart are outperforming supermarkets when it comes to complete orders. About […]

FMCG products, Retail Types, Suppliers

Walmart to Pilot Autonomous Grocery Delivery

December 11, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As Walmart looks to further its foothold in the booming online grocery arena, it is embarking on an autonomous home delivery pilot in Houston. The pilot with autonomous delivery innovator Nuro, is the latest in Walmart’s pursuit of human-less, last-mile […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Walmart posts 41% online sales growth but hunts for margins

November 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Once again, the largest growth number at Walmart was its e-commerce sales. In prepared commentary, CEO Doug McMillon addressed the company’s booming digital business while also hinting at its shortcomings thus far. “We’re making progress on many fronts, but we […]

Retail Trends

How E-Cigarette Regulations Are Affecting Retailers

November 14, 2019

Via: Independent Retailer

Vaping and e-cigarette resellers are all on edge with the deaths and illnesses that have reportedly been linked to them. Walgreens, Walmart, Kroger and Rite Aid are only some of the retailers that have decided to pull these products from […]

Retail Trends

Welcome back, Toys R Us. Your market is tougher than ever

October 28, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

What happens to a retail category when its largest retail specialist disappears? Toys offers perhaps the clearest answer to that question. This year’s holiday sales season marks the second without the big box version of Toys R Us. It could […]

Retail Trends

26 Big Retailers Expected to Grow This Year

October 25, 2019

Via: Retail Info Systems News

While reports of closing retail stores continue to rock headlines, stable food sellers and drugstores, like Costco Wholesale and Walmart, along with some retailers of discretionary items, such as Ulta Beauty, are growing. In fact, of the 31 retailers in […]