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Walmart Health concept makes Chicago debut

Walmart Health concept makes Chicago debut

CHICAGO — Two Walmart Supercenters here that were damaged during civil unrest in May have reopened with new health centers attached. “These last few months have been especially difficult for this great city, and it has done a remarkable job facing its challenges head on,” said Keith Wyche, Walmart vice president for community engagement and

Walmart posts strong results in Q3

Walmart posts strong results in Q3

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart’s comp-store sales in its U.S. division grew 6.4% in the third quarter, with gains across such key categories as general merchandise, health & wellness and food. Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales increased by 79% with strong results across all channels and contributed approximately 570 basis points to comp sales. Walmart’s total revenue

Walmart sues over opioids

Walmart sues over opioids

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is suing the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court to clarify the roles and responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacies under the Controlled Substances Act. The case is pending before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Walmart states that the company

Walmart sues DOJ and DEA in opioid case

Walmart sues DOJ and DEA in opioid case

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is suing the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), asking a federal court to clarify the roles and responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacies under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Walmart Inc. v. DOJ, et al. is pending before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District

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

Walmart to hold 3 Black Friday events

Walmart to hold 3 Black Friday events

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart announced this week that its plans for Black Friday involve three distinct shopping events in November. What the retailer is calling “Black Friday Deals for Days” events are scheduled to start on November 4th, November 11th and November 25th, with pandemic-related precautions at its stores. To encourage digital shopping, Walmart’s website will

GlucoDown expanding to 2000 Walmart pharmacies for 2021

GlucoDown expanding to 2000 Walmart pharmacies for 2021

BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Soon it will be much easier and more convenient to buy GlucoDown at Walmart. Beginning this month, in-store availability of GlucoDown Diabetic Friendly Peach Tea Mix is expanding to more than 2000 Walmart pharmacies for 2021 – more GlucoDown at more Walmart pharmacies nationwide than ever before. Walmart has stocked GlucoDown Diabetic Friendly Peach

Walmart rolls out health insurance services

Walmart rolls out health insurance services

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Health care can be complicated. But Walmart thinks quality health care should be within reach of everyone, and pricing should be transparent and affordable. “Our money-saving $4 generic prescription program and, more recently, Walmart Health locations are helping customers save money and live healthier. Similarly, our Healthcare Begins Here program has helped

Walmart and EVERFI team on free online Rx safety and mental wellness resource

Walmart and EVERFI team on free online Rx safety and mental wellness resource

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart marked the start of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month with the launch of a new website that is an interactive learning solution with access to prescription drug safety and mental health resources. Safe & Well is free to anyone through Walmart’s relationship with leading social-impact

Walmart teams with Clover Health to launch Medicare Advantage plans

Walmart teams with Clover Health to launch Medicare Advantage plans

SAN FRANCISCO — Clover Health announced this week a new partnership with Walmart to combine Walmart’s philosophy of helping people save money by living better – and healthier – lives, with Clover’s benefit-rich Medicare Advantage plans. The new plans called LiveHealthy: Clover Powered, Walmart Enhanced (PPO), and LiveHealthy LI: Clover Powered, Walmart Enhanced (PPO)will be available to half a

Walmart holds virtual Open Call event

Walmart holds virtual Open Call event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – More than 800 small businesses from across the country pitched their U.S.-manufactured products yesterday during 30-minute, one-on-one meetings with Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants as part of the company’s first-ever virtual Open Call event. Approximately 56% of these businesses self-report as diverse, and more than 175 received a “yes,” advancing them to the

Walmart launches new store and shopping concept

Walmart launches new store and shopping concept

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has reimagined its Supercenter format to make it easier to navigate and more consistent with its omnichannel strategy. “We’re always listening to our customers and innovating our in-store, online and mobile experiences to meet and exceed their expectations,” Walmart executive vice president and chief customer officer Janey Whiteside explained in a

Walmart piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home test kits

Walmart piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 at-home test kits

BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Walmart has teamed up with Quest Diagnostics and DroneUp to pilot drone delivery of at-home COVID-19 testing kits in North Las Vegas, beginning on Wednesday. “There’s a lot we can learn from our drone delivery pilots to help determine what roles drones can play in pandemic response, health care delivery and retail,” Tom

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