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Walmart opens first market fulfillment center in Arkansas

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Walmart opened its first high-tech Market Fulfillment Center in Arkansas at Store 100 located at 406 S Walton Blvd in Bentonville on Monday, underlining the retailer’s strategic move toward expanding the use of its stores as fulfillment centers to enhance the shopping experience for customers everywhere.

Walmart to close half of its Chicago stores

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The company said in a statement the stores, collectively, have not been profitable in the 17 years they've operated and after losing "tens of millions" of dollars a year, annual losses shot up sharply.

Walmart Foundation partnership expands access to healthy food

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The Walmart Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) have launched a new program to expand access to healthy, affordable food in under-resourced communities, with an intentional focus on the Southeast region.

Edible Garden reports on sustainability initiatives, Walmart’s Project Gigaton

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Edible Garden AG Incorporated, a leader in controlled environment agriculture (CEA), locally grown, organic, sustainable produce and products, today provided an update on its sustainability initiatives, including the Company’s participation in Walmart’s Project Gigaton - an initiative to remove emissions in the global value chain by 1 billion metric tons (gigaton) by 2030.

Walmart reveals automation, growth plans

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Walmart Inc. is kicking off its two-day 2023 Investment Community meeting, where leadership will highlight how the company is investing to strengthen its business through its people and an unparalleled, next generation supply chain network of stores, clubs and fulfillment centers, and driving future global growth opportunities across its omnichannel ecosystem and high value initiatives.

Walmart serves up savings for Easter

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At Walmart , our purpose is to help customers save money and live better. We’re committed to keeping prices low, so families can spend less time worrying about the cost of coming together and more time celebrating with their loved ones. To ensure our customers can do just that, we’re continuing to invest in the moments that matter this year by offering a Walmart-curated Easter meal and Easter basket at last year’s price.

SEPC Store Check, Part 2: Walmart, Bravo Supermarkets

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I'm finishing up Orlando store checks with one of the best-executed Walmart produce departments I've ever seen, and a Bravo Supermarkets filled with inspiration to cook.

Walmart to close last stores in Portland 

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Bentonville, AR-based Walmart Inc. is closing all its location in Portland, OR, reportedly for financial reasons. 

Walmart closing pickup-only pilots among half a dozen underperforming locations 

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According to media reports, Bentonville, AR-based Walmart Inc. is pulling the plug on its last two …

AgSocio labor contractor achieves EFI verification through pilot program

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Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer groups, announced that AgSocio, an agricultural labor and service provider operating in California and Arizona, is the first company to complete an initial verification of EFI’s farm labor contractor (FLC) standards, as part of a pilot program.