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Having revealed details earlier this summer of its plans to host drive-in movies at its stores, the retailer has launched the experience which will roll to 160 stores.

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We look at how Walmart Canada is activating back-to-school in-store and online. A different back-to-school In Canada, there remains a high degree of uncertainty with regards to the future school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each province is responsible for setting the timelines and guidelines for the reopening of schools, colleges and universities. In most provinces, schools did reope...
Walmart’s majority-owned Flipkart operation in India is launching a new wholesale business. As part of this initiative, Flipkart is acquiring Walmart’s existing business in India. Slow progress in developing its wholesale stores Walmart entered the Indian market over 10 years ago, initially forming a joint venture with Bharti Enterprises. When this was terminated in 2013, Walmart acquired t...
Walmart stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year. The day which falls immediately ahead of Black Friday is viewed as the official start of the holiday season and one of the retailer’s major trading opportunities. Bonus payment The announcement was made as Walmart detailed the payment of special bonus pay out to employees for their efforts in supporting customers during the COVID-...

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21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.

Presentations

10/08/2020
In the second half of 2019, Walmart introduced a voice assistant app called ‘Ask Sam’. The app, originally developed for Sam’s Club, was designed as an additional way to help staff find answers to do their jobs more effectively and better serve customers.
03/08/2020
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart.
21/07/2020
As Walmart resumes discussions to sell a majority stake in Asda, this two-pager summarises the timeline to date and Asda’s recent performance.
06/07/2020
Walmart is repurposing its large car parks through the summer to offer drive-in cinemas.
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