Walmart

Walmart Prepares For Online Shopping Season

(CNN) - Walmart is getting ready to go online its Black Friday plan. The retailer says it is hiring more than 20,000 seasonal workers. But these workers will not have positions in their stores. Walmart says they will be…

Walmart Targets Zero Emissions By 2040

Ft. Smith, AR (KFSM) - The world's largest retailer announced a series of green goals. Within the next 20 years, Walmart aims to reach zero emissions from its global operations, without the use of carbon offsets. Electrify and eliminate…

Walmart Raising Wages For About 165,000 Workers

Fort Smith, AR (KFSM) - Approximately 165,000 hourly workers at Walmart will be getting a pay raise ahead of schedule. The big box retailer says it is introducing a new team based operating model for its super centers that…

Walmart Launches Drone Delivery Pilot Program

Fort Smith, AR (KFSM) - Walmart is working toward making it easier to shop from home. The major retailer has launched a drone delivery pilot program. Right now testing is underway in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It is focusing on…

Walmart To Launch Premium Membership Program

Ft. Smith, AR (KFSM) - Walmart is getting ready to offer a new membership program to all shoppers. The retail giant announced on Tuesday it will soon launch Walmart+. The program is expected to include unlimited free delivery on…

Walmart Sales Soar As Shoppers Spend Stimulus Checks

(CNN) - Walmart sales soared amid the pandemic, as Americans spent their stimulus checks and enhanced unemployment benefits. Walmart reports its second-quarter sales at stores open at least a year rose 9.3% compared to the same quarter a year…

Instacart Teams Up With Walmart To Rival Amazon

(CNN) - Grocery delivery service Instacart is teaming up with Walmart to compete with e-commerce giant Amazon. Three years ago Instacart's future seemed bleak after Amazon bought one of the company's biggest partners; Whole Foods. But the coronavirus pandemic…

Walmart Rolls Out 'Ask Sam' App To Help Find Products

(CNN) - Walmart rolling out new technology to help employees help shoppers. The retail giant has developed a voice-activated app just for workers called 'Ask Sam.' Staffers can use it to help find products in the store, look up…

Walmart Bans Couple Wearing Swastika Masks

(CNN) - A couple has been banned from Walmart, after a video surfaced of them in a Minnesota store wearing face coverings with swastikas. The incident happened on Saturday, the same day Minnesota started requiring everyone to wear masks…

Walmart Shooting Suspect Defense-Mental Disabilities

(CNN) - Attorneys appear to be preparing an insanity plea for the man suspected of carrying out a shooting spree at a Texas Walmart last year. Counsel for Patrick Crusius says he was in a psychotic state and being…