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Walmart reports strong sales gains in Q1

Walmart reports strong sales gains in Q1

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart posted strong sales gains across its businesses in the first quarter, with demand driven by the COVID-19 outbreak. Unprecedented demand for products across multiple categories led to strong top-line results. But certain incremental costs negatively affected operating income, including costs associated with enhanced wages and benefits as well as safety and

Walmart commits $25 million to global COVID-19 response effort

Walmart commits $25 million to global COVID-19 response effort

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — To help meet the critical needs resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $25 million to support organizations on the front lines responding to the outbreak. “In times of need, we see communities come together to do extraordinary things. This pandemic is no different,” said Kathleen McLaughlin,

Chains do their part to ease coronavirus worries

Chains do their part to ease coronavirus worries

NEW YORK — National and regional pharmacy chains were doing what they could to ease the coronavirus fears of shoppers and employees as the contagion spread. Seattle-based Bartell Drugs shipped more over-the-counter products to stores early this month after experiencing high demand due to concerns related to COVID-19. Bartell’s has two stores in the suburb

Walmart+ being tested as rival to Amazon Prime

Walmart+ being tested as rival to Amazon Prime

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has been testing its own membership program to compete with Amazon Prime, according to published reports. Called Walmart+, the program could launch as soon as next month. The move is seen as a recognition of how effective the Amazon Prime membership program, which debuted in 2005, has been in fueling customer

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

Always working with Walmart and James Van Der Beek

Always working with Walmart and James Van Der Beek

CINCINNATI — This January, Procter & Gamble Co.’s Always  brand is teaming with James Van Der Beek (actor, writer, husband and devoted father of five) to continue their mission to #EndPeriodPoverty – so no girl misses out on the confidence-building activities she loves because of lack of access to period products. Last year, Always donated

SmileDirectClub launches new line of oral care products at Walmart

SmileDirectClub launches new line of oral care products at Walmart

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – SmileDirectClub announced on Monday the roll out of an end-to-end solution to keep teeth fresh, clean, bright, and healthy: a suite of affordable yet premium oral care products available exclusively at Walmart U.S. stores and Walmart.com. SmileDirectClub is the first provider of clear aligner therapy to offer oral care products in mass retail. SmileDirectClub’s inaugural

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