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  • [New] The multi-city service will allow Walmart customers to place online orders of groceries and other popular items for autonomous delivery to their homes. CarAndBike
  • [New] The multi-city service will enable Walmart customers to place orders of groceries and other popular items online for door-to-door autonomous delivery directly to customers' homes. Automotive World
  • [New] Using Argo's cloud-based infrastructure, designed to work seamlessly and efficiently with partners' business operations, Walmart will integrate its online ordering platform to route order and schedule package deliveries to customers' homes. DBusiness Magazine
  • [New] The last-mile delivery service will use Ford's self-driving test vehicles equipped with Pittsburgh-based Argo's self-driving system to deliver Walmart orders to customers. DBusiness Magazine
  • [New] Walmart will pay for 100% of college tuition and books for associates through its Live Better U education program, an investment of $1 billion over the next five years. NACS Daily
  • Walmart plans to add 20,000 workers for its supply-chain operation, signaling the growing importance of delivery and distribution. Spend Matters
  • Businesses will be able to reach new consumers on Walmart's fast-growing Marketplace where they can leverage Walmart's fulfillment services to offer 2-day shipping nationwide, all while improving customer experience and operating more efficiently. Forbes
  • Through the Adobe Commerce platform, retailers and brands will be able to use Walmart's unique cloud-based services to offer seamless pickup and delivery to their customers. Forbes
  • As digital currency / cryptocurrency lead at Walmart, will be responsible for developing the Digital Currency strategy and product roadmap. Crowdfund Insider
  • The world's largest retailer, Walmart, is the latest Fortune 500 Company to hire a cryptocurrency expert, in what many expect is a move to introduce its own digital currency and expand its virtual payment options. Which-50
  • With another strong quarterly performance, Walmart has lifted its outlook for the full year, including anticipating global ecommerce sales of $75bn in 2021. Hong Kong
  • Tech giants like Google, Facebook and retail chain Walmart - which are requiring employees to be vaccinated to return to the workplace - have also stalled their office return plans until October. The Guardian
  • Walmart has committed to transforming the world's supply chains into truly regenerative systems, while protecting, managing or restoring at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030. CoSAI
  • Walmart set 2040 as the target date to achieve zero emissions in its global operations and committed to help protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and 1 million square miles of ocean by 2030. News Direct
  • The most recent Walmart's earnings report confirmed what analysts have predicted for years: Amazon is now a larger retailer than Walmart, capturing $610 billion in consumer spending over the last year compared to Walmart's $566 billion. Modern Retail
  • Enabling additional digital payment methods can help Walmart attract more customers, particularly the 46 million US adults who plan to make a purchase using crypto in 2021. Business Insider
  • The world's largest retailer, Walmart said it will again require employees to wear face masks at stores in areas of the United States with high rates of COVID-19 transmission. Medical Xpress
  • Walmart leads the field of retailers where consumers plan to do more in-store grocery shopping, with 34% of respondents saying they will step up their food shopping visits to Walmart stores in the next six months. Supermarket News
  • Walmart and Sam's Club will again require employees to wear masks regardless of vaccination status in COVID hot spots. USA Today
  • As consumers continue to shop across online and physical stores, Walmart will soon offer the pickup and delivery capabilities it has developed to thousands of small and mid-sized businesses. Grocery Dive
  • Through the Adobe Commerce platform, merchants will be able to leverage Walmart's cloud-based services to offer pickup and delivery to their customers. Supermarket News

Last updated: 19 September 2021