Walmart Canada Makes Two Executive Moves

"This announcement speaks to our bench strength of talent," Walmart Canada CEO Horacio Barbeito says in naming a new chief people officer and two new additions to the retailer's leadership team.


Walmart Adding AR to the In-Store Experience—Including for Grocery

New tech will let shoppers scan store shelves to more easily find what they're looking for.

Walmart Now gives customers access to groceries, pantry and household essentials, snacks and more for delivery in as fast as 30 minutes.

The retailer is extending its doula-service coverage, introduced last year in Georgia, to employees on a Walmart medical plan in three additional states.

Collaboration with Local Express enables independent stores to offer delivery to more shoppers and communities.

The retailer last month expanded its partnership with warehouse automation specialist Symbotic, which will see its tech implemented in all 42 of Walmart's regional distribution centers.

Walmart Inc. also is instituting a progressive wage model that will boost techs' pay up to $4 more per hour over four years.

Wonder, founded by former Walmart U.S. e-commerce head Marc Lore, aims to offer a higher-quality delivery experience, with food trucks that finish meals at the customer's home

The retailer, whose Walmart Foundation recently provided a $500,000 grant to PFLAG, is launching an LGBTQ+ Officer Caucus and says associates can now self-identify their gender identity and pronouns.

Company says it has seen “strong momentum building over the last two years.”

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