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Opportunity

A New Store, a New Job, and a Chance to Pay it Forward

By Tara Lovelady, Store Manager, Walmart #7310

Editor’s Note: Tara Lovelady is the store manager at the new Neighborhood Market #7310 in Katy, Texas, which opened March 4, 2015. Just 11 years ago this month, I was starting my career with Walmart, and I was a little unsure of how things were going to pan out. I began as a cashier in the garden… Read More

Opportunity

From Merchant to Museum Manager: Peggy is Walmart’s Storyteller

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

Editor’s note: More than 2.2 million associates bring our stores and clubs to life every day. Sparking Conversation is a series where we get to know these individuals. Peggy Hamilton is manager of The Walmart Museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.Why did you choose Walmart?I started in 1971 at the… Read More

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Giving

A Long-Term Leg Up for Entry-Level Workers

By Maria Flynn, Sr. Vice President, Jobs for the Future

No matter where we are in the workforce, there’s one thing we all have in common: Everyone started somewhere. On the other hand, the factors that influence where we’re able to go next are countless. Skills and certifications rank toward the top when it comes to advancement. But in retail, the… Read More

Sustainability

A Simple Way to Shop More Sustainably

By Neil Ashe, President & CEO, Walmart Global eCommerce

This week, Walmart is proud to unveil our new Sustainability Leaders shop on Walmart.com. This dedicated area within our eCommerce site makes it easier for our customers to find—and purchase — products made by companies that have scored well in our Sustainability Index. This is a big step in… Read More

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Lifestyle

7 Tips to Save on Vacations through Sam’s Club Travel

By Gary Boyer, Sr. Manager, Member Services, Sam's Club

If you have the winter blues and are daydreaming of sunny skies, spend your snow day making those dreams a reality by planning a spring break or summer getaway with Sam’s Club Travel. Sam’s Club has teamed up with Tourico Holidays to create an online travel-booking portal that offers… Read More

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