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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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Providing Quality Health Benefits for Our Associates

By Sally Welborn, Sr. Vice President, Global Benefits, Walmart

In the U.S., the 1.3 million people who work at our stores, clubs and distribution centers are vital to a great experience for the 140 million customers shopping with us each week. We’re in business because our associates bring us their unique skills and talents – and so we do our absolute best to… Read More

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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

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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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Long Checkout Lines? Not this Holiday Season.

By Duncan Mac Naughton, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart U.S.

Updated Oct. 31, 2014Editor’s Note: We announced our plans for the Checkout Promise to our associates at our annual Holiday Meeting earlier this year. At that time, we were still hard at work making plans and understanding the details for the offer. It is absolutely our intent, in the majority of… Read More

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