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Walmart Restructures Roles, Pay For Key Employees

As part of an ongoing series of initiatives dealing with how it positions and compensates employees, Walmart is  introducing a team-based operating model in its supercenters, one that has been in operation at Sam’s Club for the past year and it instituted in Neighborhood Market stores this year.

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NRF: Imports Rise As Retailers Prepare For Holidays

Imports rose to unexpected high levels this summer and may have hit a new record as the U.S. economy continues to reopen and retailers stock up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Expands Google Cloud Partnership

Bed Bath & Beyond has expanded its relationship with Google Cloud through a multi-year collaboration that will accelerate its omni-always transformation, enabling the company to better serve customers in a digital-first environment. To perform this work, Deloitte will also serve as strategic transformation services partner.

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Keurig Takes New Design Approach With Jonathan Adler Partnership

Taking a new design approach, Keurig has launched its new platform, Brew the Love Collaborations, which celebrates some of the brand’s biggest fans through partnerships to design their own Keurig collection. For its first-ever collaboration, Keurig partnered with designer Jonathan Adler, on a limited edition, boldly designed K-Mini Brewer with matching mug and K-Cup pod canister.

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Overstock Expands Delivery Capabilities With New Fulfillment Center

Overstock has opened a new fulfillment center in Fontana, California, in partnership with UPS Supply Chain Services. The new fulfillment center further aligns Overstock’s logistical footprint with key customers, significantly improving shipping speed, providing more accurate delivery estimates as well as a quicker port to warehouse process.

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Wayfair’s Way Day Set For September 23

This year’s version of Wayfair’s Way Day 2020 will kick off on September 23 at 12 a.m. eastern time. Wayfair said that its popular “retail holiday for home” will extend to a full two-day sales event offering discounts across thousands of the company’s top-rated products.

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Amazon Hiring For Fulfillment And Logistics Network

Amazon continues to provide opportunities for regular full-time and part-time jobs in its fulfillment and logistics network, and is hiring an additional 100,000 people throughout the U.S. and Canada on top of the 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.

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Walmart+ Membership Registration Begins

Walmart has initiated sign ups for its new membership program, Walmart+, which offers unlimited free delivery from stores, fuel discounts and access to tools for the price of $98 a year or $12.95 a month.

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