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For Customers, a New Way to Choose Health Insurance

By Marcus Osborne, Vice President, Payer Relations, Walmart U.S. Health & Wellness

There are few things in life more important than health. Yet for many of us, the complex world of health insurance is often something we must learn how to navigate on our own. This is a point our customers have brought to us time and again, and earlier this month, we announced a new way of… Read More

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Simplifying Access to Digital Movies

By Gibu Thomas, Senior Vice President, Mobile and Digital, Walmart Global eCommerce

When I was a kid, I watched movies either in theaters or on the couch in front of the TV. But in recent years, the way we watch movies has changed dramatically. We stream the latest releases from a computer…kids watch from a tablet on road trips…and some even watch from their phones on the… Read More

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For Smarter Security, a Smarter Walmart MasterCard

By Mike Cook, Walmart & Chris McWilton, MasterCard

As we head into the biggest shopping season of the year, security when paying is more important than ever. If you have a Walmart MasterCard, you can enjoy even greater security through a new chip-enabled card coming to your mailbox in the next few weeks. Walmart is among the first retailers to… Read More

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Walmart.com is Getting a New Look

By Ben Galbraith, VP, Global Products, Walmart Global eCommerce

I’m very excited to share that over the coming months, we’re making some substantial updates to Walmart.com, overhauling familiar features and introducing new ones. I’d like to share some of the details of this new Walmart.com in this post.We’ve revised the site from the ground up with a simple,… Read More

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Why Do Ice Cream Sandwiches Melt Slowly? Here's the Scoop.

By Cary Frye, VP, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, International Dairy Foods Association

When I was growing up, a popular scientific experiment was to crack an egg on the sidewalk to see if it would fry. It didn’t. This summer, a new food experiment is becoming popular: measuring how long it takes for an ice cream sandwich to melt. It does melt, but more slowly than a bowl of ice… Read More

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