Walmart News Now

09/01/2011 - 18:04

The leadership transition Costco announced this week was hardly unexpected considering outgoing CEO Jim Sinegal is 75, but it does underscore what arguably has been one of the greatest distinctions between Costco and Sam’s clubs for the past 25 years, namely the stability of senior leadership.

09/01/2011 - 17:03

Walmart and Sam's Club are offering flu shots clinics to customers through their partnership with Mollen Immunization Clinics.

09/01/2011 - 16:22

Walmart suppliers interested in learning more about the sales opportunity presented by serving Hispanic customers domestically and internationally will have several opportunities to do so in the weeks and months ahead.

09/01/2011 - 15:53

As if escalating tensions with Target weren’t enough of a large format competitive concern for Walmart, Dollar General remains on a roll with its 9,641 value-oriented and conveniently located stores.

09/01/2011 - 15:28

The increases in average transaction size and customer traffic that Target credited with driving its 4.1% same-store sales increase during August is unwelcome news for Walmart.

09/01/2011 - 13:27

Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon addressed attendees at the American Legion's 93rd National Convention on Wednesday, telling fellow Americans, veterans and Legionnaires that Walmart would create jobs in the U.S. by hiring more than 15,000 people to work in about 100 new and expanded Walmart stores by fiscal year's end.

08/25/2011 - 17:33

Just in time for football season, Procter & Gamble and Walmart are out with yet another installment in their collaborative, family movie night entertainment initiative. The new movie, the eighth in the series, which first aired in April 2010, is titled, Game Time: Tackling the Past.

08/25/2011 - 17:10

Suppliers to Walmart will have plenty of opportunities to hear from Walmart EVP merchandising Duncan Mac Naughton in the months ahead.

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