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Electric trucks by 2040 part of Walmart’s regenerative company goals

- Retail
Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040.

Walmart+ launches with unlimited grocery delivery

- Retail
Walmart+ uses the company’s unique assets to make life easier for busy families. Along with the power of its online presence, Walmart+ has the reach of more than 4,700 stores, including 2,700 stores that offer delivery as fast as same day.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – August 21, 2020

- General News
Summer is salad time, but Pamela and Greg discuss how the leaf items coming from the Salinas, CA, area will face disruption because of heat and fires in the area.

Walmart, Target show strength of food

- Analysis
Right now, I bet Kohls wishes it had made a bigger deal with Aldi than it did with Planet Fitness.

Big Lots names Walmart grocery vet to EVP, Chief Merchandising Officer

- Retail
Jack Pestello joins Big Lots following seven years in leadership roles at Walmart and with over 25 years of global retail experience spanning merchandising, sourcing, category and brand development. At Walmart, he most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager for Walmart's Grocery business.

Lidl’s Long Island debut affected prices more than Walmart

- Retail
Retailers on Long Island decreased prices considerably after Lidl opened new stores compared to prices collected before Lidl entered the market. The price-cutting effect was more pronounced than previous academic findings about Walmart's entry into a new market where price decreases typically varied between 1% and 2.5 % or 5% at most.

Fair Trade USA awarded $1.4 million grant from Walmart Foundation

- General News
Over the 30-month grant period, Fair Trade USA will develop and deploy a new needs assessment process and producer toolkit that will be piloted in Mexico and Colombia, key origin countries for produce and coffee crops.

Walmart’s grocery win streak continues

- Retail
While most of the coverage of Walmart’s 4th quarter earnings pointed to lower-than-expected profits, the bright spots show the retailer’s strength in grocery, particularly online grocery.

Walmart ends Jet fresh delivery in New York

- Retail

Walmart, Inc., Bentonville, AR BB #:143789 is ending its fresh food delivery service in New York …

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – November 22, 2019

- Analysis
Greg and Pamela discuss Walmart's Produce 2.0, Kroger's Infarm and Ocado plans, the ag labor bill's chances of being signed before the winter break, and Frieda Caplan's upcoming appearance on CBS Sunday Morning.