Walmart partners with Google parent Alphabet on metro Dallas drone program

The Walmart drone program will launch in two Dallas-area Walmart Supercenters in the coming months, expanding delivery capabilities to an additional 60,000 homes.


Walmart is getting into the chicken-delivery business

The retail giant will now start delivering hot rotisserie chickens, in original and lemon pepper, and it’s launching an online recipe portal along with discounts on meal solutions.

The retail giant’s U.S. comparable sales increased 6.4% during the second quarter. E-commerce grew 24%, led by pickup and delivery, though the segment is still working to become profitable.

Sam’s Club CEO Kathryn McLay will take Judith McKenna’s role as head of international operations; U.S. COO Christopher Nicholas will take the helm at the warehouse club; Kieran Shanahan becomes COO, all effective Sept. 11.

The retail giant now rakes in more than a quarter of all grocery dollars, according to new research from Numerator.

The 300,000-square-foot facility is part of the broader U.S. growth strategy for the Walmart-owned membership club retailer.

Walmart+ members can get cash back after booking flights, hotels and more through Expedia-powered

Walmart+ Assist offers grocery delivery, shipping, gas discounts and more for $6.47 per month or $49 a year for those enrolled in a variety of eligible government assistance programs.

The retail giant debuted Walmart Business six months ago, most recently launching an app and streamlined ordering, to try to capture orders of groceries, office supplies and more from nonprofits, mom-and-pops and others.

Park comes to the retail giant from Yum Brands, parent company of Taco Bell and KFC.

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