From the Walmart Blog Sep2020 — Sept. 30, 2020 By Janey Whiteside, EVP and Chief Customer Officer, Walmart Walmart has been on a transformational journey for several years now, reimagining ways to create seamless omni-shopping experiences that save our customers time and inspire them whether in-store, online or via mobile. Today, our imagination becomes a reality as we… Read More »
From the Kansas City Star Jun2020 Going full self-checkout only has pluses and minuses. It has critics and fans. The pandemic has sensitized buyers towards other people handling their food (after they have handled 200 other persons food). A lot more Walmart employees now get to assist and make the experience better, rather than acting as checker. Bagging… Read More »
Nice wrap from Clark on Walmart MoneyCenter May 2020 Here’s What You Need to Know About Walmart MoneyCenter You can shop for just about everything at Walmart — from groceries to clothing to housewares — but have you ever considered doing your banking there too? Table of Contents What Is Walmart MoneyCenter? Which Services Does Walmart MoneyCenter Offer?… Read More »
Excerpted from Fast Company April 30, 2019. Recommended read! Walmart’s AI-powered store of the future is nothing like Amazon Go There are cameras. There is AI. And the similarities end there. By Mark Wilson 5 minute Read When Amazon launched its first Go store in 2018, the public lined up around the block to see the future of… Read More »
News story excerpt from CBS News Walmart said it’s adding almost 4,000 robots to its stores and facilities. The investment will allow human workers to shift to other tasks that are harder to automate. The push into robotics comes as the company has boosted worker wages. The robots are coming for Walmart workers’ jobs, with the retail giant… Read More »
FedEx Office, a subsidiary of FedEx, on Tuesday announced it will bring 500 new FedEx Office packing, shipping and printing locations to U.S. Walmart stores. At ShopTalk in Las Vegas the companies said a pilot program had successfully driven more traffic to the retailer while smoothing logistical problems.
I like the line from Doug Stephens — Walmart has clearly recognized that if it’s going to hold its own against Amazon, it needs to think less like an empire and more like a network.
The world’s largest search provider and the world’s largest retailer are breaking up – when it comes to local ads anyway. In the summer of 2014, Walmart Source: www.pymnts.com Letting Google see Walmart daily inventory and prices finally got booted as good strategy by Walmart. On the other hand Walmart must compete with Amazon. “The Walmart scuffle highlights… Read More »