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Business, Logistics, TCA

Walmart Extends Delivery Hours for Orders Coming From Stores

Walmart Extends Delivery Hours for Orders Coming From Stores Walmart boxes sitting outside on a door step. (Walmart)

The world’s largest retailer announced Oct. 21 that it is “delivering added convenience” with extended store delivery hours, more delivery windows and increased selection for same-day and next-day orders coming from local stores.

Kelly Tyko | USA Today
October 21, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

UPS, FedEx, Walmart Hunting for Holiday Staffing

UPS, FedEx and Walmart trucks along with a Christmas tree display UPS and Walmart photos by John Sommers II for Transport Topics; FedEx Ground by Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press; Christmas sales display in a Costco warehouse by David Zalubowski/Associated Press

NEW YORK — All employers want for Christmas is some holiday help. But they might not get their wish. Companies like UPS Inc., FedEx Corp. and Walmart Inc. that typically hire thousands of seasonal workers are heading into the holidays during one of the tightest job markets in decades, making it unlikely they will find all the workers they need.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
October 12, 2021
Business, Top 100

Walmart Stokes Hiring Rush With Plan to Add 150,000 Jobs

Shoppers walk in front of a Walmart store in San Leandro, Calif. Shoppers walk in front of a Walmart store in San Leandro, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. is expanding its hiring push with plans to recruit 150,000 store employees, adding to U.S. employers’ search for new workers as the busy holiday season approaches.

September 29, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Walmart Teams With Ford, Argo to Launch Driverless Delivery Service

Walmart Teams With Ford, Argo to Launch Driverless Delivery Service The Walmart website is where people can order their groceries for pick up or delivery. (Gabby Jones/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. is teaming up with Ford Motor Co. and self-driving startup Argo AI to launch a driverless delivery service in three U.S. cities.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
September 15, 2021
Business, Technology

Walmart Denies Litecoin Pact After Hoax Jolts Crypto Market

A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, Calif. A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. said it hasn’t agreed to partner with Litecoin, refuting a statement earlier Sept. 13 that sent the cryptocurrency soaring.

Brendan Case | Bloomberg News
September 13, 2021
Business

Walmart Breaks Green-Bond Record With $2 Billion Debut Sale

A Walmart store Walmart has a target of achieving zero emissions by 2040. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Walmart Inc. made its green bond market debut with a $2 billion offering Sept. 8, the largest ever from a U.S. corporation, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Jack Pitcher and Caleb Mutua | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2021
Business

Walmart Boosts Average Hourly Wage to $16.40

Walmart Boosts Average Hourly Wage to $16.40 Employees restock shelves at Walmart. (Patrick T. Fallon)

Walmart Inc. said it will raise wages for a swath of its U.S. workforce, bringing its average hourly wage to $16.40 as the big-box retailer competes for employees amid a labor shortage.

Jonathan Roeder | Bloomberg News
September 2, 2021
Business, Top 100, TCA

Walmart Hiring 20,000, Including Freight Handlers, Technicians

 Customers wait in line outside a Walmart Supercenter store April 7 in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press) A Walmart store in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee/Associated Press)

Walmart is looking to hire 20,000 new workers ahead of the holiday season, including freight handlers, lift drivers, technicians and more.

Leada Gore | al.com
September 1, 2021
Business, Logistics

Walmart to Launch Delivery Service for Other Businesses

Walmart Alan Diaz/Associated Press

NEW YORK — Walmart said Aug. 24 it will start farming out its delivery service, using contract workers, autonomous vehicles and other means to transport rival retailers’ products directly to their customers’ homes in as little as a few hours.

Anne D’Innocenzio | Associated Press
August 24, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Walmart’s Slowing E-Commerce, Margin Weigh in Q2

Walmart Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News

Walmart Inc.’s pandemic-driven gains in e-commerce slowed last quarter and profit margin fell, raising questions about the retailer’s ability to maintain momentum even after it topped Wall Street’s sales expectations.

Matt Townsend | Bloomberg News
August 17, 2021

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