Walmart http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6732/more en Gallery: Ahold's e-commerce, Target's food offerings and more trending stories http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-aholds-e-commerce-targets-food-offerings-and-more-trending-stories <div class="node-body gallery-body">Readers of SN's e-newsletter also took a shine to articles about Millennials driving food trends, divestitures in the Family Dollar deal and Walmart's holiday competition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-aholds-e-commerce-targets-food-offerings-and-more-trending-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/photo-gallery/gallery-aholds-e-commerce-targets-food-offerings-and-more-trending-stories#comments Walmart Ahold USA Delhaize America Photo Gallery Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:43:00 +0000 497161 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart bracing for holiday competition http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bracing-holiday-competition <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Foran, the new U.S. CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, said Tuesday he was “reasonably happy” with recent sales trends and “cautiously optimistic” that the retailer would continue to build on that momentum during the holiday season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bracing-holiday-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/walmart-bracing-holiday-competition#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Greg Foran Wal-Mart Stores Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:55:00 +0000 496881 at http://supermarketnews.com Asda adds to U.K. supermarket-industry woe as sales drop http://supermarketnews.com/asda-adds-uk-supermarket-industry-woe-sales-drop <div class="node-body link-body">Asda Group reported a slide in quarterly sales as the Wal-Mart Stores unit joins its main U.K. supermarket rivals in succumbing to discount competitors. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/asda-adds-uk-supermarket-industry-woe-sales-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:58:00 +0000 496481 at http://supermarketnews.com Employees stage sit-down action at Walmart http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/employees-stage-sit-down-action-walmart <div class="node-body article-body">Our Walmart, whose stated purpose is to help Walmart employees in their dealing with the company over labor rights and standards, said some of its members staged the first-ever sit-down strike Thursday at a store in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles to protest the company’s alleged efforts to silence workers calling for better jobs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/employees-stage-sit-down-action-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/employees-stage-sit-down-action-walmart#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:39:00 +0000 496471 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart will use its size to improve food sustainability: Sinclair http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart’s sheer size gives it an opportunity to address issues in the food system, although it won’t be easy, Jack Sinclair, EVP, grocery division, said at The New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference on Wednesday. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/sustainability/walmart-will-use-its-size-improve-food-sustainability-sinclair#comments Latest News Walmart Meat Dairy Produce Sustainability Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 496421 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart comps turn positive in Q3 http://supermarketnews.com/financial-performance/walmart-comps-turn-positive-q3 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday reported its first quarterly U.S. comparable-store sales gain in nearly two years, but the modest increase came amid customer attrition and price inflation, and consumable comps were flat.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/financial-performance/walmart-comps-turn-positive-q3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/financial-performance/walmart-comps-turn-positive-q3#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Walmart Financial Performance Greg Foran Quarterly Results Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:23:00 +0000 496391 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart memo orders stores to improve grocery performance http://supermarketnews.com/walmart-memo-orders-stores-improve-grocery-performance <div class="node-body link-body">The New York Times reports that Walmart has issued an “urgent agenda” memo to managers across the country pushing them to improve performance on “Chilled and Fresh” items in its dairy, meat and produce departments, part of an effort by Walmart to stem long-sluggish sales.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart-memo-orders-stores-improve-grocery-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:35:00 +0000 496281 at http://supermarketnews.com The Friday Five: Walmart edition http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-walmart-edition <div class="node-body blog-body">Welcome to the Friday Five, where SN rounds up the top articles from around the web that you may have missed this week. This inaugural edition focuses on the competitor everyone loves to hate: Walmart. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/sn-social">SN Social</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-walmart-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/blog/friday-five-walmart-edition#comments SN Social Walmart Wal-Mart Stores SN Social Fri, 07 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 495841 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart hiring up hundreds for 3 Neighborhood Markets in Roanoke http://supermarketnews.com/walmart-hiring-hundreds-3-neighborhood-markets-roanoke <div class="node-body link-body">Walmart is hiring up to 285 people to work at its three new Walmart Neighborhood Markets in Roanoke, Va.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart-hiring-hundreds-3-neighborhood-markets-roanoke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Mon, 03 Nov 2014 21:48:00 +0000 495461 at http://supermarketnews.com Alibaba’s market value nudges Walmart http://supermarketnews.com/alibaba-s-market-value-nudges-walmart <div class="node-body link-body">Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce behemoth that listed in New York last month, briefly muscled ahead of Walmart by one important measure on Tuesday, when its market valuation surpassed that of the world's largest retailer by revenues.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/alibaba-s-market-value-nudges-walmart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:55:00 +0000 495081 at http://supermarketnews.com