A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty After a Decade of Bribes

Inside Walmart’s corporate offices in Brazil, one local contact was known as the “sorceress” for the ability to obtain government permits quickly. In India, concerns about bribery were met with a “wink and a nod” by Walmart’s local business partner. In China, money was funneled to a local landlord for [...]

2019-06-21T22:37:00+00:00June 21st, 2019|Tags: , |

Walmart to remodel 21 California stores, expand customer services and technologies

Walmart plans to spend $145 million in California this year on new store construction, upgrades to 21 stores and an expansion of customer-focused services and technologies. The new store will be built in Tehachapi, and locations earmarked for remodeling include stores in Anaheim, Covina, Upland and Corona, the mega-retailer announced [...]

2019-04-11T15:36:38+00:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Walmart to close 8 Neighborhood Markets

Walmart is closing at least eight Walmart Neighborhood Markets, Business Insider reported, with sources saying stores will close by April 19. Grocery Dive reached out to Walmart for further details and comment, but did not receive a response. Company officials have confirmed the closings to local media outlets over the [...]

2019-04-01T15:54:09+00:00April 1st, 2019|Tags: |

Whole Foods And Walmart Continues To Disappoint Shoppers

Customer satisfaction in six retail categories – supermarkets, department and discount stores, health and personal care stores, specialty retail stores, internet retail and gas stations falls for the second straight year according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI®). ACSI’s latest Retail and Consumer Shipping Report, which is based on [...]

2019-03-01T00:19:06+00:00March 1st, 2019|Tags: , |

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: , , |