Walmart plans to hire 40K workers for holiday season and beyond

It’s a much smaller number than last year when the retail giant said it intended to hire 150,000 largely permanent employees.


Walmart will now charge for order substitutions

The retail giant said it’s giving consumers greater ability to approve or reject substitutions and that charging for more-expensive items is standard industry practice.

The retail giant’s deal with Nebraska-based Sustainable Beef LLC will help the rancher-owned company build a massive processing facility, slated to open by late 2024.

It’s the first time the Walmart-owned retailer has increased the price of admission in nearly a decade, a move that comes as record inflation is prompting record membership growth.

The retailer has proposed acquiring outstanding shares of 400-store Massmart and taking the company private in a bid to stay ahead of Amazon in Africa.

Walmart tapped Oak Brook, Illinois-based smart-tech company myQ to help drive its expansion of InHome delivery service.

The retailer on Wednesday debuted Walmart Rewards, which offers cash back on select items for Walmart+ members. The savings can be banked in a digital wallet to save on future purchases.

The nation’s largest employer also said it would increase coverage for those who must travel long distances for healthcare following the overturning of Roe vs. Wade.

Four years after pairing with the retail giant to deliver groceries and other items, DoorDash ended the relationship. Walmart said it is focusing on its in-house delivery platform.

An Ohio judge this week said the pharmacies must give the money to two counties to “abate the opioid nuisance they caused.” Walmart said it will appeal the ruling.

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