Walmart News Now

07/22/2011 - 09:05

Walmart is among a group of retailers who further aligned themselves with a key Obama administration initiative this week by committing to open more than 1,500 stores in urban and rural markets defined as food deserts. The initiative is part of the Obama administration’s Let’s Move! campaign designed to address the nation’s weight problem by improving access to fresh foods.

07/21/2011 - 15:46

When the Supreme Court ruled that a sex discrimination case against Walmart wasn’t worth of class action status that was supposed to end things. Wrong.

07/21/2011 - 15:38

Less than six months into her role as Walmart’s EVP global customer insights, Cindy Davis rocked the retail analytics world this week with news that Walmart would resume sharing sales data with Nielsen.

07/21/2011 - 10:32

Walmart has returned to the consumer packaged goods industry's information sharing model through a new cooperation agreement with Nielsen.

07/21/2011 - 08:58

NRF reported that total back-to-school spending on grades K to 12 is expected to reach $22.8 billion.

07/19/2011 - 16:13

Walmart announced that it is making back-to-school shopping even easier with new store improvements.

07/15/2011 - 16:22

Karen Roberts was named EVP and president of Walmart Realty on Friday, filling a position vacated by the company’s long time real estate executive Eric Zorn who retired after a 20-year career.

07/14/2011 - 17:32

The debate over whether online retailers should be collecting sales tax is one of those “level playing field” issues that puts traditional brick and mortal retailers at a disadvantage. Or does it?