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Doug McMillon to chair Business Roundtable

Doug McMillon to chair Business Roundtable

WASHINGTON – The Business Roundtable on Thursday tapped Walmart president and chief executive Doug McMillon to serve as its next chairman. He will serve a two-year term starting January 1. McMillon will succeed Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, as chairman of the association of corporate chief executive officers, which aims to promote

Walmart debuts first health and wellness center

Walmart debuts first health and wellness center

DALLAS, Ga. — When Sam Walton opened the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark., in 1962, he set in motion an enterprise that fundamentally transformed the way Americans shop, giving them convenient access to high-quality consumer products at the lowest possible price. Now, 57 years later, the company has embarked on a pilot test to

Unilever and Walmart team with Hilary Duff to inspire families to Bring It to the Bin

Unilever and Walmart team with Hilary Duff to inspire families to Bring It to the Bin

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — The week Unilever and Walmart launched Bring It to the Bin, a shopper-engagement initiative with Hilary Duff at the helm designed to make it easier than ever for consumers across the country to recycle with ease and confidence.  Featuring tips and videos for families on how to easily recycle throughout the home, Bring

Walmart to roll out Delivery Unlimited

Walmart to roll out Delivery Unlimited

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced plans to expand the reach of Delivery Unlimited – a Grocery Delivery membership option for customers – to 1,400 stores later this fall. The program gives customers the option to pay a yearly $98 fee or a monthly $12.95 fee to receive unlimited Walmart Grocery Delivery orders. Customers will continue

Walmart taps Nuala O’Connor for new digital role

Walmart taps Nuala O’Connor for new digital role

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has appointed Nuala O’Connor to a new role as senior vice president and chief counsel of digital citizenship. In that role, O’Connor will focus on Walmart’s use of data and technology to advance the retailer’s goals, the company said. “This digital citizenship function will counsel the company on issues related to

Walmart changes policies on guns, ammo

Walmart changes policies on guns, ammo

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced this week that it will stop selling certain kinds of guns and ammunition, and will discourage customers in “open carry” states from openly bringing their firearms into Walmart stores. The move comes a month after a gunman entered a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, shooting 48 people and killing

Capital Rx working to lower prescription drug costs 

Capital Rx working to lower prescription drug costs 

NEW YORK — Capital Rx, a next generation pharmacy benefits manager, announced on Wednesday the launch of its Clearinghouse Model, the first major innovation in the way prescriptions are priced for over three decades. Through this new pricing framework, Capital Rx brings full visibility to drug unit prices and eliminates arbitrary price variability for patients

Walmart CMO Barbara Messing to depart

Walmart CMO Barbara Messing to depart

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart chief marketing officer Barbara Messing, who joined the company in July 2018, plans to leave at the end of this month. Barbara Messing Walmart’s marketing team will be reconfigured following Messing’s departure on August 30, according to published reports, which cited an internal memo from chief customer officer Janey Whiteside. Among

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart severed from main opioid trial

CLEVELAND — The federal  judge overseeing the landmark opioid suit Thursday severed CVS Health entities, Rite Aid and Walmart from the main bellwether trial scheduled for October. Judge Dan Aaron Polster of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted the order to simplify the trial and make it more manageable.

Walmart reports strong Q2 results

Walmart reports strong Q2 results

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported on Thursday a second-quarter net income of $3.6 billion compared with a net loss of $861 million a year earlier. Revenue rose 1.8% to nearly $130.4 billion. Operating income, on a constant currency basis, declined 2.4% to $5.6 billion.“Customers are responding to the improvements we’re making, the productivity loop is

Walmart, Petco and Chewy invest in $9 billion pet medication market

Walmart, Petco and Chewy invest in $9 billion pet medication market

ROCKVILLE, Md. — By mid-year, 2019 had already been quite a year in the pet medications market, with Chewy.com and Walmart entering the online prescription space and Petco teaming up with Express Scripts to add online pharmacy fulfillment to its wheelhouse of pet services offerings, and the activity shows no sign of slowing. In the

Walmart testing autonomous robotic vehicles

Walmart testing autonomous robotic vehicles

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is testing robo-vans from a startup company, Gatik to help move goods from its Supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas, to a Neighborhood Market in nearby Bentonville. In the pilot program, Palo Alto, California-based Gatik will run three of its modified Ford Transit Connect vans in this “middle mile” logistics scheme, making up

Walmart and Sam’s Club offering talking Rx labels

Walmart and Sam’s Club offering talking Rx labels

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart and Sam’s Club are deeply committed to accessibility and medication safety for their blind, visually impaired and print-impaired pharmacy patients. To enhance their commitment, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies provide En-Vision America’s ScripTalk audible (i.e. “talking”) prescription labels at Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies across the United States. Since 2012, Walmart and

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