More than 800 small businesses from across the country pitched their U.S.-manufactured products during 30-minute, one-on-one meetings with Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants as part of the company’s first-ever virtual Open Call event. Approximately 56% of these businesses self-report as diverse, and more than 175 received a “yes,” advancing them to the next stage in the process to land on store and club shelves.
The application process for Walmart’s seventh annual Open Call is open, and the company invites entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their U.S.-manufactured products on Walmart shelves to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart buyers on October 1, 2020, via virtual pitch meetings.
Libbey has temporarily halted production at its Toledo, OH, and Shreveport, LA, manufacturing facilities for a minimum of two weeks beginning March 23. Company officials stated the changes are in response to the continued spread of COVID-19 and uncertainty regarding the potential impact on the company’s business demand.
The topic of tariffs is one that is dominating conversations across the housewares landscape as retailers and suppliers work to develop solutions to deal with looming price increases that are expected to touch nearly every segment in the industry.
Hundreds of entrepreneurs and small businesses lined the halls at Walmart’s home office to pitch their U.S.-manufactured products to Walmart buyers. During the sixth annual Open Call event, more than 100 companies moved on to the next step, with several dozen getting deals on the spot to go on Walmart store shelves, the company said.
For its fifth annual Open Call, Walmart invited more than 450 businesses from 46 states to meet one-on-one with buyers for a chance to get their products on store shelves. The event was held yesterday, June 13, in Bentonville, AR.
Walmart is inviting entrepreneurs to its upcoming Open Call, which is scheduled for June 13 in Bentonville, AR.
As Walmart continues its effort to help boost the American manufacturing sector, the retailer has released a report that looks at the challenges and opportunities as it pertains to making a variety of products domestically.
On June 28, Walmart is inviting more than 500 businesses from across the U.S. to pitch their Made in the U.S.A. products at its Bentonville, AR, headquarters, providing entrepreneurs the opportunity to potentially reach the retailer’s consumers in-store and online.
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At Wal-Mart’s Manufacturing Summit, which kicked off on Thursday, August 22, 2013, the advantage of manufacturing in the United States…