Now through April 30, Walmart is accepting applications for its 6th annual Open Call event for products that support American jobs and domestic manufacturing.
At Home has appointed retail executive Joanne Crevoiserat to serve as an independent member of its board of directors.
Walmart continues to expand its portfolio of high-tech distribution centers. This July, a Walmart supply chain first is coming to Colton, CA. A newly built, 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center will be the first in Walmart’s supply chain to receive, sort and ship freight.
Rakuten, an Internet shopping mall operator, and Walmart have officially opened the American retailer’s first e-commerce store in Japan.
According to eMarketer, Walmart will overtake Apple to become the third largest e-commerce retailer in the U.S. by the end of the year, with online sales growth outpacing even Amazon.com gains.
Jetblack held a press reception on November 13 and conducted a public event the next day, all to help spread the word about its new shopping service, one that combines e-commerce and customized concierge-style attention, with texting the key communications link between shoppers and the business.