Walmart launches low-priced own brand analog insulin in US
The world’s largest retailer is offering affordable insulin drugs for millions of Americans living with diabetes.
Beyond TikTok, Walmart Looks to Transform
Walmart’s planned investment in TikTok is being called “transformative.” Another analyst predicted the deal could “redefine retail” across the industry. “It is a bigger-picture opportunity,” said Oliver Chen, a retail analyst at Cowen.
Walmart, Amazon, and Target Workers Plan Walk Out on Friday
Essential workers at major retailers bringing attention to unsafe conditions amid COVID-19.
Workers at some of the nation's largest retail and delivery companies are reportedly planning to walk off their jobs on May 1 in what could be the largest coordinated protest of working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
CAIT’s Plea Against Walmart-Flipkart Acquisition Deal Rejected
On Thursday (March 12), the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) dismissed a petition filed by traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) against Competition Commission of India’s nod to Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart in 2018.
The two-member bench of the tribunal headed by Justice S J Mukhopadhaya reportedly said that CAIT failed to establish its allegations against CCI granting approval for Walmart-Flipkart deal. It also noted that Flipkart was not even made a party by CAIT in its plea.
The Talent War: Walmart And Amazon Compete For A Better Workplace
With unemployment at record lows, the retail industry is facing a talent shortage. And the persistent perception that retail is a “lousy job” based on the physicality of moving and standing for long periods, unpredictable hours, often lower pay, and lately, worker safety (both behind the scenes as well as front of the house) is pitting Walmart against Amazon once again, this time in the race for talent.
Walmart Challenges Amazon On Sustainable Packaging
John Furner, President and CEO of Walmart US, stated during NRF, “The role of corporations has changed, and it’s not about simply creating shareholder value anymore, but creating great employment opportunities, making a difference in the environment, and adding value to the customer.”
Walmart Challenges Amazon With ‘Less Is More’ Strategy
Walmart continues to bring differentiated offerings to the market in an effort to compete against Amazon, and it’s clearly no longer just about catching up