Category Archives: Walmart/Sam’s Club

Walmart May be Immune to Tariff Effects — SupplyChainDive.com

Some analysts believe that Walmart will be able to control prices even if faced with tariffs on some goods: “But Walmart has more than enough volume in its supply chain to keep consumers insulated from most tariffs, Moody’s Vice President Charles O’Shea told Supply Chain Dive.” P.S. Tariffs could increase costs throughout the supply chain. 8th & Walton advisors help suppliers run a nimble business and keep costs down as much as possible — whether their production is state-side or...

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Domestic, Digital Contribute to Strong Walmart Sales — Forbes.com

Analyst Walter Loeb weighs in on Walmart’s second-quarter sales numbers: “Total global revenues in the quarter were $130.4 Billion. This is an increase of $2.3 Billion. The strength of the company is its domestic Walmart operation, which reported sales of $85.2 Billion. That is 65.3% of total sales.” P.S. The future looks bright for Walmart. Are you ready to continue doing business with this evolving retailer? Get in touch with us today to schedule a consultation with one of our...

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Walmart, Instacart Expand Partnerships — GroceryDive.com

Instacart continues to partner with Walmart on some market segments, including Walmart Canada and Sam’s Club here in the United States: “Instacart is expanding its partnership with Walmart Canada to provide same-day delivery of its full-store assortment at nearly 200 of the retailer’s 400 stores in as little as an hour, according to a press release emailed to Grocery Dive.” P.S. Interested in selling more on Walmart.com or SamsClub.com? Want to improve your sales on these platforms? Our experts can...

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Walmart’s Q2 Numbers Top Expectations — CNBC.com

Walmart has released its Q2 numbers which top expectations and have led to a raise in share prices: “Net income rose to $3.61 billion, or $1.26 per share, compared with a net loss of $861 million, or 29 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, Walmart earned $1.27 a share, 5 cents better than expectations.” P.S. The future looks bright for Walmart. Are you ready to continue doing business with this evolving retailer? Get in touch with us...

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Walmart Tops in Online Grocery — TechCrunch.com

Walmart is winning the online grocery wars in the United States: “While Walmart has been steadily capitalizing on its existing brick-and-mortar footprint and proximity to its customer base, Amazon’s strategy in the online grocery space appears to be one of confusion. The retailer is competing against itself by offering two services — Amazon Prime Now and AmazonFresh. The latter, an older service operated before Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition, is actually one of the few online grocery businesses in decline, the...

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Some Tariffs Delayed Until December — SupplyChainDive.com

Some announced tariffs won’t go into effect until December, providing some relief for retailers and consumers as the holiday shopping season kicks in: “The United States Trade Representative (USTR) said it will delay 10% tariffs on “certain articles” from China, originally slated to take effect Sept. 1, to Dec. 15. These include cell phones, laptops, some toys and some footwear and clothing.” P.S. Tariffs could increase costs throughout the supply chain. 8th & Walton advisors help suppliers run a nimble...

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Walmart Beats Instacart in Online Grocery — GroceryDive.com

Walmart now beats Instacart in the online grocery delivery arena: “Walmart has surpassed Instacart in online grocery customers, according to research from data company Second Measure, with 62% more shoppers using the retailer’s pickup and delivery services in June than the e-commerce provider, it’s nearest competitor in the space.” P.S. Walmart has made great strides in its retail technology over the past several years, but it is clearly not resting on its laurels. Are you able to keep up? Our...

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More on Tariffs and Walmart Supplier Costs — Fortune.com

Tariffs remain a top concern for retailers, consumers, and suppliers alike: “Nevertheless, expect more adjustments to come. Starting next month, the next round of 10% tariffs on a broad swath of $300 billion worth of Chinese imports begin. This will inevitably lead to price increases, Walmart executives have said— just as the holiday shopping season gets underway.” P.S. Tariffs could increase costs throughout the supply chain. 8th & Walton advisors help suppliers run a nimble business and keep costs down...

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Walmart Grocery on the Rise in Dallas — DallasNews.com

Walmart has enjoyed increased market share in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of Texas: “Walmart’s share in the 12 months ended in March increased from 27.4% to 28.6%, and H-E-B Central Market’s share jumped from 2.2% to 3.1%. Both companies aggressively built up their online pickup services, where customers place orders and designate a time to drive up and have their groceries loaded into their cars.” P.S. Walmart is not the same store that it was even a few years ago....

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Walmart Brand Exits Brazil — Reuters

The firm that acquired Walmart Brazil’s grocery stores will be dropping the Walmart brand name: “Nearly 100 stores currently using the Walmart brand will be rebranded to BIG and BIG Bompreço, regional brands Walmart already used in the past. Another 27 Walmart stores will be turned into cash-and-carry stores Maxxi and membership-only retail chain Sam’s Club.” P.S. Are you interested in selling your products in other countries? Our experts can help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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