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Walmart and Best Buy unveil Black Friday sale plans for 2021

Black Friday is a big deal, and with many families feeling pressure this holiday season, they want to get in on the deals. Families worry about Christmas shopping as supplies remain stuck out to sea, and getting it done well before the ... MORE
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Walmart has been found to repeatedly fire employees with disabilities instead of offering reasonable accommodations

It turns out Walmart has a pattern of firing, not accommodating, and cutting hours of employees with disabilities. A woman from Wisconsin recently filed a lawsuit after working for the corporation for 16 years before being fired. A lawyer then found the ... MORE
Courts, News, Walmart
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Walmart and Netflix to join forces and create merchandise for fans favorite shows

The largest streaming platform, Netflix, and the largest retail outlet, Walmart, are joining forces to give Netflix customers a way to get merchandise for some of their favorite shows. Some of the shows people can find merchandise for include Stranger Things, The ... MORE
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Walmart, UPS, FedEx all working 24/7 to end supply chain issues

The White House has announced that major retailers will be working diligently to help resolve the supply chain issues currently impacting the United States. President Joe Biden met with CEOs of major places like Walmart and FedEx to devise a plan. A ... MORE
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Parent’s Choice baby rice cereal sold at Walmart is recalled for inorganic arsenic during FDA sampling

Baby rice sold at Walmart is being recalled after inorganic arsenic was found during sampling. The FDA has issued a recall for three lots of Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal. Routine sampling by the FDA found positive traces for naturally occurring inorganic ... MORE
Business, FDA, Health, News, Walmart
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Walmart creates a new drone delivery program

Walmart will partner with Zipline, a drone delivery program, to deliver medical supplies around the Northwest Arkansas area. Zipline has been seen in other cities like Pea Ridge and Farmington. The deliveries will begin as soon as the Federal Aviation Administration says ... MORE
Business, News, Walmart
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Walmart wants to hire 150,000 store employees and 20,000 supply chain employees

With the holidays just around the corner, Walmart is looking to hire 150,000 additional employees. The company said in their corporate blog that most positions are going to be full-time and permanent. Walmart also wants to hire an additional 20,000 employees for ... MORE
Business, News, Walmart
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Women make up more than half the Walmart workforce, but the pandemic is causing them to leave

In 2021 women account for 53.8% of all Walmart employees in the United States. Specifically 54% of hourly workers, 44% of managers, and 34% of officers. For new-hires in 2021, they only made up 49.8%. Walmart EVP and Chief People Officer Donna ... MORE
Business, News, Walmart
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Walmart used to have layaway, but now customers can buy now and pay later through Affirm

Walmart used to have their infamous layaway program for the holidays, but have since updated it to a “buy now, pay later” program. Walmart has partnered with the lending company Affirm to offer the program to its customers. This program will allow ... MORE
Affirm, Business, News, Walmart
Target, Walmart asking customers, employees to wear a mask regardless COVID vaccination status

Target, Walmart asking customers, employees to wear a mask regardless COVID vaccination status

Walmart and Target are among the first national retailers in the Finger Lakes to join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, strongly encouraging shoppers to adhere to mask requests where transmission of COVID-19 is ‘substantial’. Walmart announced late last week that ... MORE