Category Archives: Walmart/Sam’s Club

Kathryn McKay Appointed CEO of Sam’s Club — SamsClub.com

Sam’s Club has a new CEO, Kathryn McLay, who most recently headed up the Neighborhood Markets division: “Doug McMillon, President and CEO of Walmart Inc., announces the new President and CEO of Sam’s Club. “I’m excited to share Kathryn McLay will become the President and CEO of Sam’s Club. Kath’s most recent responsibility has been Executive Vice President of Neighborhood Markets where she has led the growth and overall operations of nearly 700 stores across the U.S. Kath joined Walmart...

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Walmart Shares Black Friday Plans — Walmart.com

Walmart has shared its Black Friday plans and sales for 2019: “We recently shared our plans to serve customers during the holidays, including offering more ways to save in addition to our everyday low prices. The biggest shopping event of the year, Black Friday, will be no exception, and this month, we’re giving customers a little something extra with two additional events to get everything on their lists at exciting prices.” P.S. Looking forward to the holidays? So are we!...

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Walmart Releases Q3 FY20 Earnings — Walmart.com

Walmart has released its Q3 earnings statement: “Walmart U.S. Q3 comp sales grew 3.2% and Walmart U.S. eCommerce sales grew 41%, Company reports Q3 FY20 GAAP EPS of $1.15 and Adjusted EPS of $1.16, led by strength at Walmart U.S., Walmart raises expectations for fiscal 2020 EPS.” P.S. Walmart is exceeding expectations and setting even loftier goals. Want to bolster your relationship with Walmart or Sam’s Club? Get in touch with us today to schedule a consultation with one of...

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Walmart Grocery Delivery Touts Produce Expertise — ProduceBlueBook.com

Advertising for Walmart’s fresh grocery delivery service touts associates’ savvy in selecting ripe, delicious fruits and veggies for customers: “Fresh produce is one of the last holdouts for many consumers afraid to cede the selection to an amateur. If a retailer wants to convince consumers to switch to online shopping, they’re going to have to gain their trust in fresh produce.” P.S. Walmart has made big changes over the past few years. If you are trying to navigate the “new”...

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Gen X Plans to Spend Big This Holiday — RetailDive.com

Gen X is planning to spend the most on gifts during this year’s holiday season: “Gen Z plans to spend the least of all generations, while Gen X will spend the most. The majority of millennials will shop online, but Gen Zers will shop online less than their millennial and Gen X counterparts.” P.S. Are you looking forward to holiday sales? If you think you could be more successful, know that 8th & Walton can help. Get in touch with...

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Walmart & Apple Offer Siri Voice Ordering — Walmart.com

Walmart has teamed up with Apple to enable voice ordering via Siri: “Today, we’re proud to announce that partnering with Apple, we’ve made Walmart Voice Order available on Siri. We are always looking for new ways to bring our customers the best experiences when buying Apple products from Walmart and when using their Apple devices every day.” P.S. Interested in selling more on Walmart.com or SamsClub.com? Want to improve your sales on these platforms? Our experts can help. Book a...

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Walmart Keeps Commitment to Military Spouses — Walmart.com

Walmart has announced the hiring of over 14,000 military spouses over the past 12 months: “BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 11, 2019 — To celebrate Veterans Day, Walmart further cemented its commitment to service members and their families with announcements on the company’s military spouse initiative and veteran hiring commitment. Since launching the Military Spouse Career Connection (MSCC) on Veterans Day 2018, Walmart has hired more than 14,000 military spouses and remains ahead of schedule to meet its goal of hiring 250,000...

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Walmart Inc. to Present at Stephens 2019 Nashville Investment Conference — Walmart.com

Walmart CFO Brett Biggs will be speaking at the Stephens 2019 Nashville Investment Conference:   “BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 8, 2019 — Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced today that Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in a discussion at the Stephens 2019 Nashville Investment Conference on Friday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. EST. The session will be webcast live through the “Events” link at www.stock.walmart.com. A transcript of the session will be available after the event...

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Sam’s Club Supports Women in Tech — SamsClub.com

Sam’s Club is bullish on diversity in tech and supports women entering the field: “At Sam’s Club, we aim to have a diverse workplace, including developing career paths for women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) roles. Through initiatives like our Live Better U $1 a day program, which recently added 14 technology degrees, to our dedicated Women in Technology associate groups, we are encouraging women to join our tech organization and mentoring them along the way.” P.S. Sam’s...

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Walmart Fashion Gets High Praise — The Zoe Report

Walmart’s efforts in fashion are paying off in high praise from the style press! “It might come as a surprise that Walmart.com has an impressive selection of holiday-ready looks that are equally as stylish as they are affordable. From their latest Scoop collection to the assortment of premium women’s brands available online (like Calvin Klein, Ray-Ban, and Vince Camuto), Walmart.com truly is the ultimate unexpected destination for all your holiday dressing needs. Check out five head-to-toe holiday looks from Walmart.com...

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