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Walmart unveils new approach to pharmacy tech wages

Walmart unveils new approach to pharmacy tech wages

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is making significant investments in higher wages and career progression for Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacy technicians – the second large investment in these associates in the past year. Effective this week, the company is raising pay for more than 36,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacy technicians, increasing their average hourly

Walmart and Sam’s Club continue commitment to addressing food insecurity

Walmart and Sam’s Club continue commitment to addressing food insecurity

CHICAGO — Now in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, communities across the country continue to feel the economic impact. Inflation and supply chain disruptions are affecting the charitable food system as well as millions of families. As a result, the Feeding America network has deepened its response to food insecurity, which currently affects

Walmart has record-setting fourth quarter

Walmart has record-setting fourth quarter

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart wrapped up its 2022 fiscal year on a resoundingly strong note, beating Wall Street’s expectations for fourth-quarter adjusted earnings, revenues and same-store sales. The flagship Walmart U.S. division, moreover, topped $100 billion in quarterly sales for the first time. “We had another strong quarter to finish off a strong year,” said

Sam’s Club’s first Super Bowl ad kicks off membership push

Sam’s Club’s first Super Bowl ad kicks off membership push

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club, which made its ad debut in football’s biggest game of the year, is capping off its game day VIP campaign with a $8 membership deal that’s redeemable in club from February 14 through February 17. The offer is available for new members and is based on where the football was placed at the two-minute warning in

Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccination efforts

Walmart expanding COVID-19 vaccination efforts

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is expanding its vaccination efforts, offering shots at a growing number of stores as well as through clinics aimed at underserved communities, educators and its own associates. “As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout ramps up and vaccine eligibility widens, Walmart is administering vaccines in more than 3,800 stores and clubs across 48

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has developed an automated and 100% touchless health screening kiosk for its associates. The new kiosk, currently rolling out to clubs across the country, is equipped with patent-pending technology including a built-in body temperature scanner, a camera sensor that can verify an employee’s identity from a distance, and a digital

Sam’s Club teams with DoorDash for same day pharmacy deliveries

Sam’s Club teams with DoorDash for same day pharmacy deliveries

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club is partnering with DoorDash to offer same-day pharmaceutical delivery across the country. This first-of-its-kind pharmaceutical delivery experience from DoorDash covers more than 500 Sam’s Club locations across 41 states in the U.S., and is powered exclusively through Drive, DoorDash’s white-label fulfillment platform that powers direct delivery for business partners. “Our

Walmart, Sam’s Club hosting drug take back events

Walmart, Sam’s Club hosting drug take back events

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Sam’s Club will be hosting in-person medication disposal events at select store and club locations across the country on Saturday, October 24, as part of the DEA’s biannual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled

Sam’s Club teams up with 98point6

Sam’s Club teams up with 98point6

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Sam’s Club announced on Tuesday that it is working with virtual primary care provider 98point6 to provide members exclusive offerings on 98point6’s telehealth virtual clinic via a text-based app. Through the collaboration with 98point6, Sam’s Club members with either a Club or a Plus membership can purchase a quarterly subscription at a

Walmart reports sales gains for Q4

Walmart reports sales gains for Q4

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported sales of $141.7 billion for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, an increase of $12.9 billion, or about 2.1%, over the prior year period. Earnings and sales fell short of analysts expectations, however, and Walmart said that holiday sales were softer than expected. Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon said

Walmart names McLay Sam’s Club CEO

Walmart names McLay Sam’s Club CEO

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has promoted Kathryn McLay to lead Sam’s Club as the division’s new president and chief executive officer. McLay succeeds John Furner, who was elevated last month to the role of president and CEO of Walmart’s U.S. division. McLay’s promotion comes less than a year after she was named executive vice president

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