Walmart threatened to strike

Workers of Walmart de México, with the support of the Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants (CROC), called on the retail chain to strike for March 5. Through social networks, workers of the company, specifically the Walmart stores, Sams Club and Bodega Aurrera, say they started a movement to claim [...]

2019-02-27T17:54:24+00:00February 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Walmart, Google-backed Deliv end online grocery partnership

Walmart Inc and logistics firm Deliv pulled the plug on a key same-day grocery delivery partnership, dealing a setback in the retailer’s race against rival Amazon.com Inc to deliver groceries to customers’ homes. The world’s largest retailer began bolstering its partnerships with third-party courier firms to reach consumers in 100 [...]

2019-02-13T17:20:27+00:00February 13th, 2019|Tags: , |

Ford, Walmart partner on self-driving grocery delivery

Ford Motor Co. is partnering with Walmart to figure out how self-driving vehicles might be used for delivering groceries. The automaker announced Wednesday it would leverage an existing partnership with Postmates to study how to best use robotic vehicles for grocery delivery. Postmates has a network of couriers that deliver [...]

2018-11-16T00:26:47+00:00November 16th, 2018|Tags: , |

Walmart Unveils High-Tech Grocery Warehouse

Walmart Inc. is building a high-speed grocery warehouse to solidify its position as the nation’s biggest grocer. The new distribution center in Shafter, Calif. — halfway between Los Angeles and Fresno — is set to open in the fall of 2020 and will move products in and out 40% faster [...]

2018-10-19T19:27:15+00:00October 19th, 2018|Tags: |

Walmart Set to Pay $65 Million Over Making Cashiers Stand

Walmart could soon pay $65 million in a 9-year-old class action lawsuit over its lack of seating for cashiers. Nisha Brown brought the suit in 2009, according to the Los Angeles Times, and 100,000 current and former California Walmart cashiers are eligible to receive part of the payout. The onetime [...]

2018-10-15T21:34:03+00:00October 15th, 2018|Tags: |