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Walmart using driverless trucks in Bentonville, Ark.

Walmart using driverless trucks in Bentonville, Ark.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart Inc. has begun using driverless trucks without backup safety drivers on a delivery route in its hometown, the company said Monday. The multi-temperature box trucks, developed by the Mountain View, Calif.-based technology firm Gatik, are moving customer orders between a Walmart dark store and a Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Ark. Gatik’s

Walmart expands in-store financial services

Walmart expands in-store financial services

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has teamed with a payments technology company to allow its customers to pay their bills or fund prepaid accounts at any of the retailer’s more than 4,700 U.S. stores. The partnership with InComm Payments and its VanillaDirect network means that Walmart shoppers can now pay their utility, phone, insurance, and other

Live Nation Entertainment elects Latriece Watkins to board

Live Nation Entertainment elects Latriece Watkins to board

LOS ANGELES — Live Nation Entertainment announced Tuesday the election of Latriece Watkins to its board of directors. With over two decades of experience at the nation’s largest retailer, Watkins currently serves as executive vice president of Walmart’s U.S. consumables division where she leads all merchandising strategies for the company’s baby, beauty, household chemicals, household

Walmart selects Epic to help customers simplify their health care

Walmart selects Epic to help customers simplify their health care

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced a new partnership with Epic, the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system, to help make it simple for customers to live healthier. Through this single, unified system, Walmart Health will engage patients, health care professionals, insurance carriers and other stakeholders while enhancing communication, personalization and information sharing amongst health

Walmart closes $2 billion Green Bond issuance

Walmart closes $2 billion Green Bond issuance

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart Inc. said Thursday that it has closed its previously announced $2 billion inaugural green bond offering. Net proceeds will be allocated to fund current and prospective projects to advance Walmart’s sustainability goals. The green bond is Walmart’s first offering under the company’s Green Financing Framework, published August 2021, which details the

Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

Walmart sets $2 billion green bond offering

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart entered the green bond market Wednesday with a record-setting $2 billion offering. The giant retailer said that net proceeds from the green bond offering will be used to fund projects designed to help Walmart achieve its sustainability goals. “It certainly seems like they’re serious about taking a sustainability leadership role within

Walmart to offer pay raises for over 565,000 employees

Walmart to offer pay raises for over 565,000 employees

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced this week that it will be issuing a new pay hike and around 565,000 employees will benefit from it. John Furner, Walmart’s US president and chief executive officer, announced the news to its workforce through a memo. It stated that starting Sept. 25, staff associates working in the company’s store

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