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Walmart posts strong revenue growth for Q4

Walmart posts strong revenue growth for Q4

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart on Tuesday reported robust profit and revenue figures for the holiday quarter, citing strength across a range of product categories and a 43% surge in digital sales. Revenue was up 1.9% to $138.8 billion in the fiscal fourth quarter. Excluding currency fluctuations, year-on-year revenue growth was 4.2%. Walmart U.S. posted its

CVS, Walmart reach new PBM network deal

CVS, Walmart reach new PBM network deal

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and Walmart today announced the companies have reached a multi-year agreement on terms under which Walmart will continue participating in the CVS Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks. The companies are not disclosing the financial terms of the new contract. “We are very pleased to

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the North American leader in online groceries, today announced the national expansion of Instacart Pickup, a new grocery click-and-collect service. Instacart Pickup gives customers the convenience of both delivery and/or pickup options, allowing them to order through Instacart and pick up their groceries from their favorite retailer. Instacart will be working with

Sam’s Club expands same-day delivery with Instacart

Sam’s Club expands same-day delivery with Instacart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — After initially joining forces in February, Sam’s Club and Instacart have announced the national expansion of their partnership to offer same-day delivery to more than half of all Sam’s Clubs across the nation by the end of October. Just in time for the holidays Sam’s Club customers can

Walmart and Sam’s Club to assist with hurricane relief

Walmart and Sam’s Club to assist with hurricane relief

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — With a catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages hitting the Eastern Seaboard, Walmart and Sam’s Club are launching a customer campaign to assist impacted communities with hurricane relief. As part of the Walmart 2018 Relief Fund at Foundation, Walmart will match customer donations two-to-one with cash donations up to $5 million for disaster

Walmart intros new measures to help curb opioid abuse

Walmart intros new measures to help curb opioid abuse

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – In an effort to continue to be part of the solution to the nation’s opioid epidemic, Walmart is introducing new policies, programs and tools aimed at curbing opioid misuse and abuse. These initiatives apply to all Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies and pharmacists in the United States and Puerto Rico. Walmart Inc. supports

Walmart enlists payment tool to spur health incentives

Walmart enlists payment tool to spur health incentives

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Total health care spending in the U.S. climbed to $3.4 trillion in 2016 and is expected to reach $5.5 trillion by 2020, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. With these costs on the rise, the adoption of wellness incentive programs by health care plans is becoming very popular. Earlier

Sam’s Club names health care exec

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has tapped Sean Jackson to succeed Jill Turner-Mitchael as senior vice president for consumables and health and wellness. Jackson, who joined Sam’s Club in 2009 from Linens ’n Things, most recently served as vice president for home. He began his career at May Department Stores. Turner-Mitchael retired effective January 31.

Sam’s Club taps Jackson for health and wellness post

Sam’s Club taps Jackson for health and wellness post

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has promoted Sean Jackson to the post of  senior vice president and general merchandise manager of consumables and health and wellness. He succeeds Jill Turner-Mitchael, who retired from that role at the end of January. Turner-Mitchael  joined Walmart in 1992 as a pharmacist in Lubbock, Texas. During her 26 years with the

Sam’s Club health chief Jill Turner-Mitchael to retire

Sam’s Club health chief Jill Turner-Mitchael to retire

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Jill Turner-Mitchael, senior vice president and general merchandise manager for consumables and health and wellness at Sam’s Club, is retiring. A Sam’s Club spokeswoman confirmed that Turner-Mitchael plans to retire at the end of the fiscal year. The Walmart warehouse club chain has not yet named a successor, the spokeswoman said. Turner-Mitchael

Walmart sees sales edge up in second quarter

Walmart sees sales edge up in second quarter

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported its 12th consecutive quarter of same-store sales gains at its U.S. stores. The retail giant said Thursday that comparable-store sales for the second quarter rose 1.8% compared to a 1.6% increase in the same period of 2016. Comp sales at the Sam’s Club unit rose 1.2%, doubling the 0.6% growth

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