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Walmart posts record revenue for Q4 and year

Walmart posts record revenue for Q4 and year

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart reported record sales for its fourth quarter and year ended January 31. Revenues totaled $152.1 billion for the fourth quarter (an increase of 7.3%) and $559.2 billion (an increase 6.7%) for the year. The retailer also said it was stepping up its capital investments and will raise its average associate pay

Walmart issues statement in lawsuit against DOJ and DEA in Texas

Walmart issues statement in lawsuit against DOJ and DEA in Texas

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart issued the following statement with respect to the lawsuit filed against the U.S. DOJ and DEA on Oct. 22, 2020 in the Eastern District of Texas: “We brought this lawsuit because Walmart and our pharmacists are torn between demands from DEA on one side and federal health agencies and state regulators

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies are ready to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies are ready to administer COVID-19 vaccines

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is on the list of a list of retailers that will be administering COVID-19 vaccines in their pharmacies through a federal program. Amanda Jenkins, vice president, Health & Wellness Operations, Walmart U.S. issued the following blog post on the retailer’s role in the program: “This morning, the Centers for Disease Control

Nationwide partners with Walmart on first-of-its kind pet prescription program

Nationwide partners with Walmart on first-of-its kind pet prescription program

BREA, Calif. — Nationwide and Walmart, the nation’s largest pet insurer and the nation’s largest retailer, are joining forces to help families with pets save time and money when filling their pet prescription medications at any of Walmart’s 4,700 pharmacies across the country. Nationwide Pet Rx Express gives Nationwide’s pet insurance members access to affordable pet prescription medicines

Walmart rolling out local fulfillment centers

Walmart rolling out local fulfillment centers

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is adding small local fulfillment centers to more stores as it seeks to fill pickup and delivery orders faster and more efficiently. “Our customers love the speed and convenience of pickup and delivery, and we’re committed to finding faster ways to serve them, which is why we’re scaling the number of

Walmart e-commerce head Marc Lore to leave company

Walmart e-commerce head Marc Lore to leave company

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Marc Lore, who helped spearhead Walmart’s ongoing transformation into a truly omnichannel retailer, is leaving the company on January 31. He will continue on as a strategic advisor until September, the company said. His departure comes as Walmart continues to face off with Amazon and a host of other retailers, including Target

Walmart begins administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers in New Mexico

Walmart begins administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers in New Mexico

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has begun administering its first COVID-19 vaccines to health care workers in the state of New Mexico. The retail giant said the recently approved Moderna vaccine was given to pharmacists at select Walmart stores and Sam’s Clubs. The company is in discussions with other states to support their vaccine administration efforts.

Walmart hosting TikTok livestream event

Walmart hosting TikTok livestream event

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting a livestream shopping event on the TikTok social media platform Friday that will let consumers purchase the retailer’s fashion apparel without leaving the app. “This first-of-its-kind livestream shopping experience will take place this Friday, Dec. 18 at 8 p.m. EST on the Walmart profile page on TikTok,” Walmart chief

Walmart getting ready to administer the COVID-19 vaccine once approved

Walmart getting ready to administer the COVID-19 vaccine once approved

BENTONVILLE, Ark.— Walmart is getting prepared to administer COVID-19 vaccinations across the country once it’s approved by the FDA, the company’s chief medical officer Dr. Tom Van Gilder said Thursday. In a blog post on the company’s website, Dr. Van Gilder wrote the company is getting staff ready at its more than 5,000 stores and

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

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