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Finding success by serving others

Walmart’s foes are at it again this holiday season, looking to disparage the company with misinformation and publicity stunts that harm the workers the organization claims to help.

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Corporate sustainability: Even Walmart can’t do it alone

Ten years ago, the CEO of Walmart and the president of Environmental Defense Fund hiked together on Mount Washington in New Hampshire. The hike turned out to be the start of a collaboration between Walmart and EDF, one that has helped define a new model of corporate sustainability.

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Walmart U.S. is Q3 bright spot

Despite weak overall sales growth and an expected decline in third quarter profits, Walmart’s third quarter results offered reasons for the company to be optimistic and for competitors to be concerned.


The third quarter edition of Walmart Supplier News is now available for viewing. This digital edition is available by clicking here. Walmart Supplier News is published quarterly and is your source for insight and analysis of the business issues and trends involving Walmart, its trading partners and service companies.

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Can Walmart restore sanity to Black Friday?

Walmart’s Thanksgiving weekend promotional strategy is taking a more digital, less promotional turn that may hurt sales but should lessen the scenes of customer chaos and conflict that find their way onto YouTube.

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How far will Walmart go to catch shoplifters?

Everyone knows shrink is a major issue, and retailers are continually rolling out more sophisticated means of preventing shrink. However, according to Fortune, Walmart’s shrink prevention efforts have included the use of “sci-fi” facial recognition technology to identify suspected shoplifters, and there may be privacy concerns.