4 ways Walmart is working to enhance its growth momentum

By Nate Delesline III Source: Retail Dive Even as consumers continue feeling pressured by inflation and the economic environment, Walmart has been able to sustain solid financial performance. In 2023, the retailer reported a 6.7% rise in total revenue to $611.3 billion. Still, the company is trying to stay ahead [...]

2024-02-20T09:16:40-08:00February 15th, 2024|Tags: |

Amazon Chips Away at Walmart Grocery Lead With Unified Pickup Options

Source: PYMNTS.com As Amazon continues to try to shrink the gap between its own share of consumers’ grocery spending and Walmart’s, the eCommerce giant is retooling its mass-market brick-and-mortar offerings and looking to provide one-stop pickup options. On Amazon’s latest earnings call, CEO Andy Jassy noted that the company has already [...]

2024-02-12T08:32:19-08:00February 9th, 2024|Tags: , |

Walmart to close Store No. 8

By Nate Delesline III Source: Grocery Dive Walmart plans to close its technology and business innovation unit, Store No. 8, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing an internal memo. Some of the unit’s innovations include Walmart’s in-home delivery service and text and voice shopping. Since its founding seven [...]

2024-01-29T10:05:27-08:00January 29th, 2024|Tags: , |

Walmart on the verge of automating grocery shopping

By Keith Nunes Source: Food Business News Walmart Inc. is on the verge of upgrading its Inhome Delivery program with automated replenishment. Using artificial intelligence, the program will track consumer shopping and consumption habits to automatically restock items without customers visiting a store. During a presentation at CES 2024 (formerly [...]

2024-01-15T14:38:14-08:00January 10th, 2024|Tags: , , |

Is Walmart Removing Self-Checkouts?

Source: Supermarket Guru It was reported that Walmart was removing self-checkouts in Maine and Massachusetts. Then it comes out that Walmart is not removing self-checkouts. That came out just yesterday. So we have this controversy going back and forth. But the interesting thing is what Walmart is trying to promote [...]

2024-01-02T08:52:26-08:00January 2nd, 2024|Tags: , |
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