Walmart’s Food Delivery Challenges: Patchwork of Drivers, Tolls, Crowded Aisles – The Wall Street Journal

Walmart Inc. was caught off guard after it began offering to deliver fresh groceries from a store in North Bergen, N.J., earlier this month, only to find orders flooding in from across the Hudson River. Drivers from DoorDash Inc. balked at paying the usual $15 toll to cross into Manhattan, store workers said; one driver…

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Walmart greeter jobs: Walmart will make ‘every effort’ to keep disabled greeters – CBS News

After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make “every effort” to find other roles for disabled workers who’d accused the retailer of targeting them as it prepares to eliminate the “people greeter” job at 1,000 stores. Indeed, Adam Catlin, whose story caught national attention last week after his mother, Holly, posted…

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Walmart to start offering bonuses to employees with good attendance – WKRG News 5

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Walmart wants to hire 900 truckers and pay them nearly $90,000 a year – CBS News

Truck driver shortage boosts shipping costs The 8,000 truckers who work for Walmart are getting a raise, as the retailing heavyweight looks to hire hundreds more amid an ongoing shortage of drivers. Walmart’s bid to recruit more truck drivers had it running national TV ads in the fall, shortening the hiring process and offering referral bonuses…

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CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse – CNBC

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, will remain part of CVS Health’s network for commercial and Medicaid pharmacy customers, the companies said on Friday, breaking a contract impasse disclosed earlier this week. The companies did not provide financial terms of the new contract. On Tuesday, CVS said the companies had failed to agree on pricing and…

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A 17-Year-Old Walmart Employee Dramatically Quit Over The Store’s Intercom, Then Left Through The Fire Exit – Yahoo News

From Delish Regardless of how much you may dislike a job, when you decide to move on to another company, you should be respectful and professional to your current employer. Seventeen-year-old Jackson Racicot would likely disagree with me on that one. Racicot recently quit his job at Walmart-over the intercom, and in a painfullymillennial move,…

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New York Walmart thanks ‘secret Santa’ who covered costs of store’s layaway items – Fox News

The holiday season likely got a little brighter for some Walmart shoppers in New York after an unidentified individual covered the costs of all of the items on layaway, the store revealed. (Google View) The holiday season likely got a little brighter for some Walmart shoppers in New York after an unidentified individual covered the…

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Walmart Files Lawsuit Against Credit-Card Issuer Synchrony Financial

Walmart Inc. filed a lawsuit Thursday against its longtime credit-card issuer, Synchrony Financial, alleging the lender breached terms of its contract with the retail giant. The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Arkansas, alleges that some of Synchrony’s underwriting standards financially harmed Walmart. The merchant said it is seeking…

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Walmart will have 30% more toys in stores this holiday season, in a bid to win sales Toys R Us left behind

It’s a land grab for Toys R Us market share. Walmart said Thursday it is expanding its assortment of toys by 30 percent at all brick-and-mortar locations this holiday season, and it will offer 40 percent more toys on Walmart.com. At some locations, the physical space dedicated to toys also will be larger, Walmart said…

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Walmart closes on Flipkart investment

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) completes its investment to become the largest shareholder in Flipkart with a 77% stake. Walmart’s investment includes $2B of new equity funding to help accelerate the growth of the Flipkart business. Both companies will retain their unique brands and operating structures in India The company says the Flipkart investment transforms its position in…

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