June 12, 2015

Walmart’s saturation of Northwest Arkansas with its Neighborhood Market format continued this week with the opening of a new location on north Walton Boulevard just a few miles from the retailer’s headquarters.

May 29, 2015

As Texas deals with the aftermath of tragic flooding, Walmart is trying to make a difference in the state where it has its largest presence.

May 28, 2015

The Walmart Foundation is investing in job training efforts in Florida by giving more than $1 million in grants to 21 nonprofits across the state. 

May 20, 2015

Walmart is more than doubling the number of veterans it plans to hire by the year 2020.

May 8, 2015

When Target pulled out of Canada, it was widely speculated that Walmart would snap up some of Target's locations. But Walmart has decided to acquire only 13 stores, a deal worth $136 million.

April 23, 2015

Suppliers to Walmart are always looking for ways to align themselves with the retailer and develop strategies that drive sales. Nothing could be more instructive on that front than 2015 version of a Global Responsibility Report, which reveals the company’s extensive social and environmental commitments and accomplishments. 

April 15, 2015

Walmart’s share price will be under pressure in the coming years as a holding company created decades ago by the Walton family to control their ownership of the company prepares to unload as much as 6% of Walmart’s outstanding shares.

April 8, 2015

Walmart is beginning to raise wages for workers in several states as part of its employee initiative for fiscal 2015. 

April 7, 2015

Walmart is looking to increase its support of community hunger programs with a new "Fight Hunger. Spark Change." campaign this spring. 

March 11, 2015

Shoppers interested in purchasing products from women-owned companies will find it easier to do so at Walmart with the introduction of a new logo and related promotional effort. 

February 20, 2015

In a move that could alter political debate and improve the image of the world's largest retailer, Walmart announced that it will raise the minimum wage of its employees to as much as $10 per hour by 2016. The decision has received mixed reaction.

February 12, 2015

Wal-Mart Stores is giving a big boost to its Canadian operations even as Target shuts downs its failed Canadian venture. 

January 29, 2015

Many U.S. retailers have difficulty being successful in the Great White North of Canada. Now that Target is exiting, can Walmart fill the gap? A new article suggests that it can, if Walmart works at it hard enough.

January 22, 2015

Walmart is capping off the end of its fiscal year with a flurry of activity, as the retailer is poised to open more stores in Canada. 

January 21, 2015

The restructuring of Walmart’s senior executive ranks continues with the latest round of appointments involving some familiar leaders in new roles with curious titles as well as some key resignations.

January 20, 2015

With retail executive titles becoming increasingly exotic, credit Walmart for coming up with an unusual sounding title for a position that other retailers might describe as chief omnichannel officer.

January 7, 2015

Walmart is turning to the head of its Latin American business to take over as CEO of Walmart de Mexico.

December 16, 2014

Walmart said the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered it to pay about $151 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by employees who claim their meal and rest breaks were cut. 

December 11, 2014

The globalization of Walmart’s domestic operations continued this week with the appointment of Judith McKenna to the role of chief operating office for Walmart U.S.

October 28, 2014

With a title like “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” Walmart’s strategy to sell the popular game a day early, host in-store events and unveil a new used game assortment at 1,700 locations seems appropriately aggressive.

October 15, 2014

A much anticipated acceleration of small format Walmart stores failed to materialize on Wednesday when the retailer announced plans to curtail domestic new store growth in 2016.

September 25, 2014

Walmart has been on a building boom in Northwest Arkansas. Small-format Express stores have been open now for several years, the new convenience concept Walmart To Go opened earlier this year and the latest development is a hybrid concept that allows online grocery orders to be picked up at a dedicated drive-through facility.

August 21, 2014

Walmart plans to launch its opening price point private label, Price First, nationwide in late third quarter.

July 17, 2014

Seven hundred and fifty tons of plastic wrap – the equivalent of 1.5 million pounds – have been saved by Walmart China as a result of a simple change to warehouse operations.