Walmart

Walmart+ Nears Launching Date

(CNN) - Walmart is planning its own membership program. The retailer is reportedly close to launching a service similar to Amazon Prime. Walmart plus is set to be unveiled in July. Recode reports that a yearly subscription is $98.00…

Walmart Turning Parking Lots Into Drive-In Theaters

Ft. Smith, AR (KFSM) - Walmart is transforming 160 of its store parking lots into drive-in theaters, starting in August. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, drive-in theaters have been making a comeback as a safer alternative to the traditional movie…

Walmart To Stop Selling Mississippi State Flag

Jackson, MS (WAPT) - The nation's largest retailer is removing one state's flag from its shelves. On Tuesday, Walmart announced it would no longer display the Mississippi state flag in its stores. That includes the 85 locations it currently…

Walmart Enters Resale Market

(CNN) - The nation's largest retailer is getting into the resale business. On Wednesday, Walmart announced it was partnering up with the platform, Thredup to sell previously owned apparel along with other items. According to Walmart; as many as…

Walmart Got Big Boost Due To Panic Buying

(CNN) - Walmart's stock price is up as it announces strong sales of essential items during the pandemic. The country's largest retailer says sales are up 10% in the three month period ending April 30th compared to last year.…

Walmart Hires 200K, Pays $180 Million In Bonuses

(CNN) - Walmart says it has made good on its promises to hire 200,000 people during the pandemic. The company announced since March 19th, it has hired thousands of employees to work in stores, distribution and fulfillment centers. According…

Walmart Launches 'Pickup Hour' For Most-At-Risk

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - Walmart takes a step to help people who may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus. The retailer is launching a pickup hour at select locations. It's reserved for customers over 60-years-old, first responders and…

Walmart To Check Workers' Temperature Daily

Kansas City, MO (KSHB)- Walmart and Sam's Club have announced they are going to start screening employees for coronavirus symptoms. In an attempt to stop the spread of the virus, the retailers said Tuesday they will begin to take…

Retailers To Install 'Sneeze Guards'

(CNN) - As the fight against the coronavirus continues, some of the largest grocery chains in the country are installing sneeze guards. Those retailers include Kroger, Albertsons and Walmart. The plexiglass sneeze guards will function as barriers between customers…

Walmart To Pay Employees $365M In Cash Bonuses

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - Walmart says it's giving its hourly employees cash bonuses. The retailer announced the additional pay-out Thursday Each full-time employees will receive $300.00 while part-time employees will get an extra $150.00. Walmart praised its workers…