The TPN division of global marketing and corporate communications giant Omnicon has worked with Walmart and its supplier community for more than 10 years and now that it has a physical presence in Northwest Arkansas the retail marketing agency is ready for some serious growth.
The retail industry is more competitive than ever, but Walmart CEO Doug McMillon told a crowd of more than 14,000 associates and shareholders that he is more worried about the enemy within the company than competitors.
The nature of competition in the retail industry is not what it used to be. The top 10 U.S. retailers now account for more than $1,200,000,000,000. The big have gotten bigger and will continue to do so in the near term, however there is also a dramatic “re-fragmentation” of the retail industry underway.
Digital design and marketing consultancy Razorfish made two key hires to bolster the capabilities of its rapidly growing commerce practice led by Commerce Strategy head Jason Goldberg.
Rob Walton relinquished the position of chairman of the board of directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., to his son-in-law, Greg Penner, at the company annual meeting on June 5.
According to Fortune, CEO Doug McMillon may be the best prepared executive to lead the company since Sam Walton.
Walmart has unveiled upcoming changes to its website, stores and employee badges ahead of today's shareholders' meeting in Bentonville, Ark.
Walmart reportedly is relaxing its dress code and raising the temperature at its stores as part of an effort to improve working conditions.
Walmart is reportedly raising starting wages for more than 100,000 U.S. department managers and workers in its deli and other specialized departments.