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Opportunity

A Hart for Excellence: Meet the 4 Million Mile Man

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. George Hart is a truck driver based out of the Bentonville, Arkansas, distribution center (#6801).   Q: You’ve enjoyed almost… Read More

U.S. Manufacturing

How BCA is Steering Bikes Back to the U.S.

By Craig Mikita, Buyer – Bicycles and Ride-On Toys, Walmart

For 67 people in Manning, South Carolina, making a living through making things is possible again. Four months ago, Bicycle Corporation of America – a division of Kent International, Inc. – opened its doors, and today the wheels are turning at a steady pace. More than 3,500 bikes per week are… Read More

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Sustainability

Passion Fruit, Partnerships and a New Approach to Agriculture

By David Cheesewright, Walmart and Torgeir Kvidal, Yara

Editor’s Note: This week, more than 2,500 business, political and academic leaders are attending the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. Walmart and Yara serve as co-chairs of the WEF New Vision for Agriculture initiative. This article originally appeared on the… Read More

Innovation

More Refund, Less Hassle with Walmart Direct2Cash

By John Metz, Sr. Director, Walmart Services

Today is a big day for Americans – it’s the first day to begin to file taxes. Whether you look forward to this time of year or not, there’s one thing we can all agree on: If we’re fortunate enough to get a refund, the last thing we want to do is wait on a check and spend money on unnecessary fees.… Read More

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Giving

Big Small Business Dreams? Enter the American Small Business Championship

By Susan Koehler, Sr. Manager, The Walmart Foundation – Sam’s Club Giving Program

Stephen and Jennifer Robichaux turned a sweet tooth into sweet success as co-owners of Sweet Robichaux, a custom cookie bakery based in Gonzalez, Louisiana. Fueled by a love of cookies and baked goods, and experience working in bakeries and coffee shops, the couple was inspired to pursue their… Read More

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