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Opportunity

From Hoping to Having: Jean Mullins’ Career Story

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

Eleven years ago, Jean Mullins didn’t have just one job, or two jobs – she worked as many as four at a time. From babysitting to mowing yards, cleaning houses and painting, she did anything she could to support her children. For fun, she’d take them to Walmart, where they’d make wish lists of the… Read More

Opportunity

The Real Walmart: Anthony Soto

By Anthony Soto, Market Manager, Southeast Division, Walmart

How Walmart Helped Me Grow My Career and Finish My DegreeToday, I have one of the toughest jobs I’ve had in my 17 years with Walmart – I’m a market manager supervising nine supercenters in North Carolina. Still, it was at this point in my career that I chose to do something even more challenging:… Read More

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Business

Behind the Scenes at Walmart’s Black Friday

By Angela Mayo, Project Manager, Walmart Store Operations Support

2 million TVs. 300,000 bicycles. 2.8 million towels. These are just a few of the items sold at last year’s Black Friday event at Walmart. The merchandise tells an amazing story alone, but how do all those products get into customers’ hands? How does such a big event come together in thousands of… Read More

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Lifestyle

What Really Happens on Black Friday at Walmart

By Armando Robles, Claims Supervisor, Store 2902, Framingham, Mass.

The “Super Bowl of Retail” is just around the corner, and for the third straight season, I’m pumped to be playing a part. This year, I’m even more excited because I’ve been asked to share an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what happens inside a typical Walmart on Black Friday. And I get to do… Read More

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Lifestyle

Just in Time for Turkey: Easy Dining Room Style

By Max Wilker, Better Homes and Gardens Style Director

A day set aside to gather and be grateful—and share amazing food—is our kind of holiday. Our tradition is to invite “Thanksgiving orphans," friends not able to join distant family. We love the merry mix of familiar and fresh faces around the table.Talking Turkey Because we want seasonal… Read More

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