July 24, 2015

Months after urging its food producers to improve their animal welfare practices, Walmart has decided to expand distribution of the leading free range egg brand in the U.S.

July 23, 2015

The CEO of Tractor Supply Company credited strong marketing and merchandising initiatives with a significant increase in same store sales in the second quarter.

July 23, 2015

Walmart wants to advance its long-term growth prospects in China and has acquired full ownership of an e-commerce company in which it already held a majority stake to further that objective.

July 22, 2015

Online retailer Jet.com is all about low prices and so far the upstart membership club competitor is living up to it value proposition.

July 15, 2015

Walmart's Asian business is regrouping after the founders of the retailer's e-commerce arm in China, Yihaodian, have left the company, according to Bloomberg.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 8, 2015

It was a busy few days in Bentonville earlier this week when Walmart held its “Made In USA” Open Call event combined with a U.S. Manufacturing Summit.

July 8, 2015

Walmart is joining forces with a new supplier database provider to support the retailer’s manufacturing initiative, which aims to find U.S. suppliers to manufacture products.

July 6, 2015

Walmart has experimented with grocery delivery and store pick up in the U.S. for several years and now it is testing the waters in Canada. 

June 26, 2015

The Home Depot continues to find ways to drive incremental growth, this time through a partnership with a provider of software services to the rental housing industry.

June 25, 2015

An ongoing senior leadership transformation at 99 Cents Only stores has put a former Kmart executive in the role of interim CEO and now the company has named a former Walmart executive as interim CFO for the second time.

June 19, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. has appointed a Home Depot president and a former executive of PaineWebber as two new independent directors to its board ahead of the company's separation of its retail and college businesses.

June 19, 2015

Office Depot shareholders approved of the company’s acquisition by Staples in a vote that will prove to be largely symbolic if federal regulators determine a deal involving two direct competitors is not in the best interest of consumers. 

June 18, 2015

A former Walmart executive has joined with a real estate executive to expand New York City-based luxury home décor retailer Gracious Home.

June 12, 2015

The CEO of 99 Cents Only Stores Inc. says he's confident that the core business strategy remains strong despite a sharp drop in net income in the first quarter.

June 12, 2015

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.

June 12, 2015

Walmart Stores, Inc., president and CEO Doug McMillon invoked a baking metaphor at a retail conference in Northwest Arkansas this week to describe the company’s merchandising philosophy and approach to offering customers every day low prices.

June 5, 2015

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. 

June 5, 2015

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.

June 4, 2015

Walmart has unveiled upcoming changes to its website, stores and employee badges ahead of today's shareholders' meeting in Bentonville, Ark.

June 3, 2015

Walmart reportedly is relaxing its dress code and raising the temperature at its stores as part of an effort to improve working conditions. 

June 1, 2015

Walmart is furthering its $100 million commitment to industry workforce development with a big grant to the NRF Foundation.

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 shareholders meeting is next week and while the event is great for the retailer’s associates, suppliers looking for deeper insight into new priorities and key initiatives will be better served by attending a more content rich event the following week.