In a new marketing campaign touting the company’s mobile-checkout scanning technology, Sam’s Club is featuring two of the world’s fastest athletes, champion sprinters Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix, to highlight the speed and ease of its Scan & Go service in a series of digital videos.
Walmart said it wants to help consumers make the most of this year’s shortened holiday season with several new initiatives.
Two more e-commerce experts have joined the lineup of retailers who will participate in the one-on-one meetings with suppliers during the upcoming Home Improvement eRetailer Summit, scheduled for November 6-8, 2019, at the Hotel Monaco Chicago in downtown Chicago.
Walmart is introducing a Capital One Walmart Rewards Credit Card program, which launches with two new cards and makes tapping the retailer’s online operations, including grocery pickup and delivery, more attractive.
As it continues introducing initiatives developed to reinforce and expand relationships with consumers, Walmart is reopening a remodeled supercenter in Dallas, GA, with an expanded health oriented concept.
The inaugural Future of Home event, with the High Point Market Authority among its sponsors, was aimed primarily at interior designers but was sufficiently broad in scope to include Walmart executives and information valuable to anyone in the housewares and home furnishings industry.
Walmart has appointed Nuala O’Connor to a new senior vice president and chief counsel of digital citizenship role reporting directly to Rachel Brand, evp/global governance, chief legal officer and corporate secretary.
According to Coresight Research’s Holiday 2019: U.S. Shopper Survey, tariffs have become an issue for consumers in the U.S. who are evaluating year-end gift spending, and their thinking may throw a dark cloud over the season’s prospects.