Kroger names former Walmart VP to Nashville Division leadership

- Retail
Sonya Hostetler spent the previous 30 years with Walmart Inc., where she began as an hourly associate and excelled to hold key leadership positions in retail, asset protection, human resources and operations.

Equitable Food Initiative Receives Walmart Foundation Grant to Promote Responsible Labor Practices in Mexico

- Retail
Equitable Food Initiative has received a $1.2 million grant from Walmart Foundation to advance responsible labor practices through workforce development programs on fresh produce farms in Mexico. The grant runs through the end of 2020.

Avocados From Mexico partners Walmart for education program

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Avocados From Mexico (AFM) has developed a first-of-its-kind educational campaign to help importers, retailers …

Walmart de Mexico y Centroamerica informs on the situation regarding the acquisition of Cornershop

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Wal-Mart de Mexico, S.A.B. de C. V. (BMV: WALMEX) BB #:143789 announces to its …

Walmart continues to gain in e-commerce

- Retail
The market certainly notices Walmart’s significant investment in e-commerce, with the latest example being a Citi survey analysis that shows Walmart rated the best in food delivery among food retailers.

Can you win with gig workers picking produce?

- Produce with Pamela
E-commerce is still young in a lot of areas, including my own, but I can say with some confidence that I’m not sure gig workers are the way to go in the long run.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review- May 17, 2019

- General News
Greg and Pamela discuss the latest in the tomato suspension agreement negotiations, grape supply gaps for memorial day and Walmart's e-commerce win in Q1.

E-commerce wins for Walmart’s Q1; tariffs, discounters pressure price

- General News
Walmart Inc. posted the best same-store sales in nine years, and solid e-commerce growth in the first quarter of 2019, but the company remains vigilant of the price pressures from dollar stores and discounters like Lidl and Aldi.

Walmart Grocery Delivery saved my meal prep slump

- Produce with Pamela
I went to the store at least six times in a week and STILL struggled to put together dinner every single night.

Wegmans, Walmart join list of grocers promoting plastic reduction

- Retail
Rochester, NY-based Wegmans Food Markets strengthened initiatives to reduce plastic in its stores and replace it with reusable bags, and materials made from plant-based renewable fiber.