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Taking a Fresh Look at Our Produce

By Dorn Wenninger, Vice President, Walmart Produce and Floral

Every day, Bryan Duarte spends much of his time looking for the biggest, crunchiest, most flavorful grapes around — at the best price. Bryan, a senior sourcing manager at our West Coast Global Food Sourcing office in Valencia, California, is part of a team of produce experts tracking down… Read More

Opportunity

In High School, Learning the Details of Retail

By Nick Scribner, Market Human Resources Manager, Walmart

Whether it was a puzzling algebra equation or obscure science project, at some point, we’ve all had this thought: Will I really ever use this lesson later? At age 16, I could have asked myself the same question, as I worked part-time at Walmart pushing shopping carts in from the parking lot.… Read More

Sustainability

At the LEGO Group, Working to Build a Better Tomorrow

By Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, President and CEO of the LEGO Group

The world has changed a lot since the first LEGO brick was created in 1958. What hasn’t changed is the importance of children’s right to play in a healthy and safe world. In the LEGO Group, it’s our ambition to make a positive impact on the world that our children will inherit. This ambition is… Read More

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Giving

Walmart Associates Show Compassion in Times of Crisis

By Kabir Kumar, Senior Director, Walmart Foundation

In 2002, I sat in a mud hut in the middle of a village in India with a room full of women entrepreneurs. They had no electricity, water, formal education or family support structure. But they had each other. These inspiring mothers and grandmothers pooled together their money to start businesses so… Read More

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Business

Truck Drivers Keep Walmart Moving

By Tracy Rosser, Senior Vice President, Walmart Transportation

Ricky Tillman’s office always has quite the view. That’s because he has an extremely important job: not only transporting case after case of merchandise to Walmart stores, but consistently doing that safely, securely and on time. With nearly 12 years spent driving a Walmart truck, Ricky has driven… Read More

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