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December 15, 2014

The fourth quarter edition of Walmart Supplier News is now available for viewing.

December 12, 2014

Former Procter & Gamble group president Jorge Mesquita has been hired by Johnson & Johnson as worldwide chairman of its consumer companies. 

December 11, 2014

Walmart’s integrity suffered a blow this week in a Bloomberg piece with the inflammatory headline, “How Walmart made its crumbling China business look so good for so long.” 

December 2, 2014

At a time when food pantries have a critical shortage of supplies and increased demand from those in need, Walmart is making a major pledge to help the hungry. 

December 1, 2014

Walmart reported a robust Black Friday weekend as part of its 2014 holiday sales season. 

November 25, 2014

The merchandising organization at Walmart is being transformed again following the departure of EVP and chief merchandising officer Duncan Mac Naughton which triggered several other high level moves.

November 20, 2014

Walmart customers shopping for a traditional Thanksgiving meal can plan a 10-person dinner for $32.64, or 34 percent less than average, according to the nation’s largest farm group.

November 20, 2014

Never underestimate the creativity of unscrupulous customers is the key takeaway for all retailers following Walmart’s effort to implement a liberal price match policy this week.

November 19, 2014

Lowe’s said its third quarter same store sales spiked 5.1% a day after Home Depot reported an even stronger increase.

November 13, 2014

Walmart’s same store sales turned positive during the third quarter, ending a two year drought, prompting the company to forecast a U.S. comp increase of as much as 1% during the fourth quarter.

November 13, 2014

Walmart EVP of merchandise operations Scott Huff is scheduled to address members of the Bentonville Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce at an upcoming event.

November 13, 2014

Walmart’s same store sales turned positive during the third quarter, ending a two year drought, prompting the company to forecast a U.S. comp increase of as much as 1% during the fourth quarter.

November 12, 2014

Walmart continues to expand its view of Black Friday and is encouraging shoppers’ to do the same by rethinking the practice of waiting in line on Black Friday to secure limited quantities of merchandise.

October 30, 2014

Veteran Walmart store planner Jay Mitchael is a featured speaker at an upcoming event organized by Doing Business in Bentonville.

October 30, 2014

Walmart’s Japanese subsidiary Seiyu plans to close 30 stores and remodel 50 others next year in an effort to strengthen its every day low price strategy.

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 23, 2014

When it comes to strategy, leadership and collaboration, Walmart was among the top tier companies in the inaugural Best Retailers to Work With report.

October 22, 2014

The Emerson Group, a consumer products equity organization, announced the addition of Stephanie Gregg to the company.

October 21, 2014

The world’s leading beverage company is intensify efforts to generate high single digit earnings per share growth after strategies introduced earlier this year have been slow to take hold and third quarter earnings fell 13%.

October 20, 2014

Veteran Home Deport operations executive Marc Powers has been elevated to the role of EVP of U.S. stores as part of an ongoing leadership transformation.

October 1, 2014

Was he or wasn’t he? Unfortunately for Walmart, a legitimate question about whether comedian Tracy Morgan and his entourage were wearing seatbelts the night their limousine was rear-ended by a Walmart truck has made a bad situation worse for the retailer.

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.

September 25, 2014

The spiffy new look Walmart store associates are sporting these days is drawing complaints from some quarters who think the company went too far in striving for a modest degree of uniformity in the appearance of employees.

September 17, 2014

The Network of Executive Women (NEW) has confirmed retail executives from Walgreens, Home Depot, Family Dollar, Publix and Walmart as featured participants at the organization’s Leadership Summit this fall.

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