Walmart http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6732/more en Wal-Mart launches online grocery pickup at four Twin Cities stores http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-launches-online-grocery-pickup-four-twin-cities-stores <div class="node-body link-body">StarTribune.com — The grocery wars are continuing to heat up, with Wal-Mart rolling out an online ordering pickup service at a handful of stores in the Twin Cities.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-launches-online-grocery-pickup-four-twin-cities-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:49:00 +0000 551731 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart pays out $200M in hourly worker bonuses http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-pays-out-200m-clean-store-bonuses <div class="node-body article-body">Wal-Mart Stores said Wednesday that 99% of its U.S. Supercenters and Neighborhood Markets stores met performance and customer service goals in the second quarter, resulting in more than $200 million in cash bonuses for more than 900,000 hourly associates at those stores.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-pays-out-200m-clean-store-bonuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-pays-out-200m-clean-store-bonuses#comments News Walmart Registration Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:04:00 +0000 551701 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Images playing up the bonus accompanied Walmart&#39;s announcement of the payment to 900,000 workers.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Walmart diversity report shows progress, room for improvement http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-diversity-report-shows-progress-room-improvement <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart has released its 2016 Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Report that shows the retailer has made strides in hiring and elevating women and people of color. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-diversity-report-shows-progress-room-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-diversity-report-shows-progress-room-improvement#comments News Walmart Registration Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:46:00 +0000 551481 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Walmart has been diversifying its labor force by hiring and elevating women and people of color. (Photos courtesy of Walmart)</p> Brookshire completes Walmart Express conversions http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/brookshire-completes-walmart-express-conversions <div class="node-body article-body">With three new openings on Tuesday, Brookshire Grocery Co. completed the rebranding of 25 former Walmart Express stores in Texas and Louisiana under the new Spring Market banner. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/brookshire-completes-walmart-express-conversions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/store-design-construction/brookshire-completes-walmart-express-conversions#comments News Walmart Store Design & Construction Brookshire Grocery Co. Registration Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:08:00 +0000 551401 at http://supermarketnews.com <p>Three 12,000-square-food Spring Market stores opened Tuesday.</p> Walmart to open state fair-themed restaurant http://supermarketnews.com/deli/walmart-open-state-fair-themed-restaurant <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart will open its first State Fair Treats location on Sept. 20 in a Plano, Texas, store, bringing an award-winning fried-foods competitor to its retail customers year-round.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/deli/walmart-open-state-fair-themed-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/deli/walmart-open-state-fair-themed-restaurant#comments Walmart Store Design & Construction Deli Prepared Foods Registration Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:58:00 +0000 551281 at http://supermarketnews.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Walmart&#39;s first State Fair Treats location will open Sept. 20 in Plano, Texas.</span></p> Walmart Walmart CFO: Job cuts aid efficiency, operations http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-cfo-job-shifts-aid-efficiency-and-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Wal-Mart Stores' move to cut back-office jobs is an efficiency program that will also serve operational goals, a company executive said in a presentation Wednesday. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-cfo-job-shifts-aid-efficiency-and-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-cfo-job-shifts-aid-efficiency-and-operations#comments News Retail & Financial Walmart Registration Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:28:00 +0000 551111 at http://supermarketnews.com Wal-Mart to cut 7,000 back-office store jobs http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-cut-7000-back-office-store-jobs <div class="node-body link-body">The Wall Street Journal — Positions to be eliminated often belong to some of the highest paid hourly workers in stores.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/wal-mart-cut-7000-back-office-store-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Recommended Reading Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:50:00 +0000 550951 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart adds to popular Patti Pie line http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/walmart-adds-popular-patti-pie-line <div class="node-body article-body">With customers still clamoring for Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie, Walmart is again expanding the product line to include cobblers and other desserts.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/walmart-adds-popular-patti-pie-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/bakery/walmart-adds-popular-patti-pie-line#comments News Bakery Walmart Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:19:00 +0000 550531 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers launch Louisiana flood relief http://supermarketnews.com/news/retailers-launch-louisiana-flood-relief <div class="node-body article-body">Local grocers Rouses and Southeastern Grocers have announced support for customers and associates impacted by devastating flooding in Louisiana, while Walmart and Target have pledged donations to local relief efforts. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/news/retailers-launch-louisiana-flood-relief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/news/retailers-launch-louisiana-flood-relief#comments News Walmart Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:45:00 +0000 550211 at http://supermarketnews.com Walmart U.S. comps top estimates on traffic gain http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-us-comps-top-estimates-traffic-gain <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday said comparable-store sales in the U.S. during the second quarter topped the company&#39;s modest estimates, as shoppers rewarded improved store conditions with more visits.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-us-comps-top-estimates-traffic-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/walmart/walmart-us-comps-top-estimates-traffic-gain#comments News Retail & Financial Walmart Online Retail Registration Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:37:00 +0000 550151 at http://supermarketnews.com