Walmart Open Call Event Supports U.S. Manufacturing

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. 

Home Décor
Walker Edison Appoints McKenna President

As it continues pursuing a growth agenda, Walker Edison has named Joana McKenna president, effective immediately. McKenna reports directly to Brad Bonham, the company’s CEO.

Health & Personal Care
Walmart Acquires CareZone Assets To Boost Wellness Position

At a time when major drug chains are using wellness initiatives to differentiate their operations from cross-channel competitors that provide pharmacy services, Walmart has acquired specific assets of CareZone, including the technology platform, patents and key intellectual property, to provide a way for its customers to organize health information and access vital health services.

Walmart Taps Shopify For Marketplace Move

As online shopping becomes a more integral part of consumer lives, Walmart is working with e-commerce platform Shopify in an initiative that will provide small- and mid-sized businesses access to its online marketplace.

Retail Champions
Retail Champions 2020: Walmart

BENTONVILLE, AR— It would be tough to find a retailer better suited to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic as it has rolled across the U.S. than Walmart, and the retailer is almost certainly going to come out of the crisis stronger and more capable.

Walmart Enhances Shopping App

Walmart is continuing to bring its Walmart Grocery and Walmart App experiences together to make it easier for customers to shop everything from fresh groceries to other products.

Finishing Touch Debuts Flawless Nu Razor

Finishing Touch Flawless, the personal care brand now owned by Church & Dwight, recently introduced its newest hair removal device, the Flawless Nu Razor. Like the other hair removal products in the brand’s line, the new razor is said to instantly and painlessly remove unwanted leg and body hair.

Walmart Adds Bonus For Associates

Walmart plans to provide another special cash bonus for all U.S. hourly associates to recognize them for their many contributions to communities across the country during the pandemic.

Amazon, Walmart, Google Credited For Pandemic Actions

Global market research firm Strategy Analytics, in its insights in its “COVID-19 Tracking Changing Consumer Behaviors and Implications for Brands” study, has determined that, in the U.S., Amazon, Walmart and Google have generated positive sentiment for their handling of the pandemic.

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