May 25, 2016

Cameron Geiger, senior VP, Walmart technology, has been appointed to the GS1 U.S. board of governors.

May 5, 2016

The employees who once greeted shoppers with a friendly “Welcome to Walmart” are making a comeback.

April 28, 2016

Walmart is looking for innovative technology ideas – and casting a wide net to find them.

April 25, 2016

The word “big” is often associated with Walmart, and that adjective also applies to the discount retailer’s IT spending.

April 21, 2016

Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday announced changes to its board of director of directors that it said were designed to make to make it more nimble and able to respond quicker to today’s fast-changing market.

April 20, 2016

BJ’s Wholesale Club is the latest in a long line of retailers to offer some form of picking up and paying for online purchases at a local store.

April 19, 2016

Visa is rolling out a technology enhancement — Quick Chip for EMV— designed to optimize EMV chip card processing and speed up checkout times.

April 13, 2016

According to Reuters, Walmart is rolling out free curbside pickup of online grocery orders to eight new cities, which will make the service available in about 200 stores in 30 metropolitan areas across the U.S.

April 12, 2016

Jonathan Gold serves as NRF’s vice president for supply chain and customs policy and he becomes the newest member of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness. 

April 12, 2016

In a major move announced April 12, Walmart agreed to work with cloud-based e-commerce solutions provider ChannelAdvisor to integrate with Walmart’s global marketplace. 

April 8, 2016

Brian Monahan, VP of marketing for, has left the chain (as of April 1) to go back to a startup he helped found in 2012.

April 7, 2016

Jill Turner-Mitchael, SVP overseeing health and wellness for Sam’s Club, was the keynote speaker at the Northwest Arkansas Council’s Health Care Summit in Rogers on April 6.

April 6, 2016

The federal judge presiding over the Federal Trade Commission’s effort to block a merger between Staples and Office depot urged the parties to resolve their differences, but that seems unlikely given that both sides are firmly entrenched in their positions.

April 6, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists “retail salesperson” as the most common job in America, but the retail industry is evolving rapidly as is the nature of work. A new $5.5 million research grant from Walmart and the Aspen Institute aims to understand how.

April 4, 2016

Longtime Walmart executive Tom Coughlin, an inspirational leader who played a key role in Walmart’s growth but left the company amid scandal in 2005, passed away on April 1.

April 4, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal from Wal-Mart Stores to throw out a class action judgment over its treatment of workers in Pennsylvania, Reuters reported.

March 31, 2016

Walmart and its financial services partners have added a loyalty component to credit, debit and prepaid card offerings that provide an extra incentive to make online purchase.

March 29, 2016

A court ruling struck down a provision adopted by Puerto Rico last year that tripled the tax revenue the debt-laden island extracted from Walmart.  

March 28, 2016

A major experiment is set to begin soon on the campus of the University of Arkansas that could determine how retailers use robots, also known as autonomous terrestrial drones, to make deliveries.

March 28, 2016

Walmart is partnering with five suppliers to launch an omnichannel fundraising initiative that is sure to appeal to many of its shoppers. 

March 18, 2016

Should Walmart and Costco be required to pay employees the same minimum wage?

March 18, 2016

Meeting Walmart’s product information requirements is not always easy for its suppliers, but the retailer is providing a new option that may make things a little simpler.

March 8, 2016

Walmart promoted dozens of executives to new roles in operations, merchandising and marketing as it looks to execute a four-pronged growth strategy.

March 1, 2016

The former chief merchandising and marketing officer at Walmart has joined a Midwestern chain of farm and home stores as its new CEO.