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Meet Jason: Associate and Special Olympics Champion

By Jason Rupert, Associate, Walmart Store 4479

When I was 10, I was swimming in my local pool, and a Special Olympics coordinator stopped me to ask if I would be interested in competing. Since then, I’ve been training and competing in freestyle, breaststroke and relay races and having a great time meeting people and traveling all over the… Read More

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Reinventing America, One Product at a Time

By Cindi Marsiglio, VP, U.S. Manufacturing, Walmart

For me – and I’m sure, many of my colleagues – Tuesday will go down in history as one of my best days of work here at Walmart. Our Open Call event was like speed dating for suppliers of U.S.-made products, and our buying team worked hard all day to select some great new items that will not only… Read More

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Making Things – and Making a Difference

By Walmart Staff

Tomorrow, Walmart will welcome hundreds of suppliers and potential suppliers to our headquarters to hear their pitches about new products made, assembled, grown or sourced in the United States. It’s our first Open Call event, and we hope that by opening our doors, we can help open even bigger ones… Read More

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Help Women-Owned Businesses Make Their Mark

By Pamela Prince-Eason, CEO, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)

Adding an extra item to your shopping cart may soon mean adding to the success of a woman-owned business.When you see this logo identifying products made by women, supporting their efforts is as easy as making a purchase.The logo, a collaboration between the Women’s Business Enterprise National… Read More

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Letter to the Editor: The New York Times "The Corporate Daddy"

By David Tovar, Vice President, Walmart Corporate Communications

On Friday, we published a response to the opinion editorial, “The Corporate Daddy,” by The New York Times columnist Timothy Egan. We also submitted a letter to the editor written by Chesterfield, Virginia, store co-manager William Billups. The New York Times has declined to publish… Read More

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