Category Archives: Walmart/Sam’s Club

Walmart’s Central American Success — Bloomberg.com

Walmart has been retooling its international strategy as of late, shrinking operations in the UK and Brazil, while placing more of an emphasis on its Chinese, Indian, and Central American stores: “Walmart’s business in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica is a growing part of the retailer’s publicly traded Mexican and Central American business, Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB, or Walmex. The region now accounts for almost one-fifth of Walmex’s revenue, up from 14 percent in 2014.” P.S. Do...

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Lower Greenville Club to Focus on Community and Convenience — SamsClub.com

We’re excited to share an innovative new Sam’s Club project coming to the Lower Greenville neighborhood of Dallas. Soon, the corner of Greenville and Richmond Avenues will be home to a unique club with an offering focused on convenience for the local community. Convenience While this will be a membership club like all Sam’s Club locations, this club will be designed to help us innovate and improve our member experience. The focus will be on making shopping with us even...

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American Entrepreneurship on Full Display at Walmart’s 5th Annual Open Call for U.S. Manufacturing — Walmart.com

  BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 14, 2018 – The American entrepreneurial spirit was very much alive at Walmart’s fifth annual Open Call event at their corporate headquarters Wednesday. More than 450 businesses lined the halls to meet face-to-face with buyers in hopes of landing the deal of a lifetime. And, for many, those hopes are closer to becoming reality. More than 100 entrepreneurs pitching U.S.-made products moved on to the next step, with some getting on-the-spot deals. Also, for the third year...

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Niche Products On-Trend at This Year’s Open Call — Arkansas Online

Suppliers presented their made-in-USA products to Walmart buyers at this year’s Open Call. Many of these products had a decidedly niche quality, often boasting “natural” ingredients and materials: “Cindy Marsiglio, vice president of merchandising services for Walmart, said the bulk of suppliers this year presented trendy, all-natural products fit for “niche” markets. Products included foods, like a hummus that requires no refrigeration, creole spices, and cloth diapers.” P.S. Walmart sources new products year-round. Book a line review preparation consultation with one...

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Walmart Opens Milk Plant in Indiana — WBOI.org

Walmart has opened a milk processing plant in Indiana: “Walmart U.S.A.’s executive Vice President of Food Charles Redfield greeted the crowd and said the facility will create about 300 new jobs once it’s at full capacity.” P.S. Walmart remains committed to providing consumers with the most affordable products. Learn how you can align your business with Walmart’s objectives when you take our Pricing Management class!

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Movista Advises Entrepreneurs and Supports Walmart Suppliers

(Click the play button above to hear the podcast. Got questions? Click here to live chat with one of our experts!) It’s been a big week for lucky entrepreneurs across the country. As Walmart inks new deals through its Made in the USA Open Call, some small businesses find themselves with many different opportunities. They may be invited to sell products in Walmart Stores, on Walmart.com, or they may have received valuable advice from the Walmart buying team to make...

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Walmart’s 2018 Open Call Event — Walmart.com

Walmart is leading American renewal through its commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in products made, sourced or grown in the U.S. by 2023. By investing in products that support American jobs, Walmart can play a role in accelerating growth in U.S. manufacturing. By collaborating with suppliers, engaging industry experts, and leveraging our scale, Walmart’s commitment could create up to 1 million new American jobs*. Watch last year’s highlights. To underscore Walmart’s commitment, we are hosting our 5th Open...

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Walmart Leads with Tech Innovations — Supply Chain Dive

  Walmart has been showing off its new technology innovations: “Some of that new technology was on display last week at the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Arkansas, a series of events designed to reward and energize associates, complete with two days of treating media to business segment updates and store tours. There was even a rare backroom peek into how Walmart is using technology to drive efficiency and improve employee conditions, thus reducing turnover and operational costs.” P.S. Efficiency...

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Price Remains Primary Consideration for Retailers — CNN.com

Retailers competing with Amazon are focused on price above other considerations: “Promising low prices and great value is their key message to shoppers. Misjudging the cost of eggs or milk risks losing the purchase to rivals. Walmart and Target, for example, even offer price matching guarantees against other retailers. Costco has its own low-price adjustment policy.” P.S. Working with retail partners means understanding their pricing strategies. Our team of expert instructors can help you learn to develop yours as well....

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Walmart’s New Chairs Get High Marks — NYMag.com

If you had told us back in 2013 that, five short years later,  New York Magazine would be featuring Walmart chairs on its website, we would have (privately) giggled. Walmart has come a long way, Baby, and we can’t wait to see what is coming next! “Here is something we learned recently from our journeys into the deep, dark depths of the online retail-sphere: Walmart carries a lot of expensive-looking accent chairs. And not just your standard Eames knockoffs, but...

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