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Walmart profile

A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated twice yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Walmart: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

Strategic outlook for Walmart

We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years.

USA Country Presentation

A guide to the USA grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

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Walmart is launching two different experiences on Roblox, developed to offer unique interactive content and entertainment for users of the platform.

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We look at how Walmart is partnering with a range of companies to enhance its retail media opportunities through expanding its social commerce presence. Taking advantage of social commerce growth Walmart’s retail media business, Walmart Connect, is set to pilot new programmes with a range of ‘Innovation Partners’, including TikTok, Snap and Firework. This will enable advertisers to reach sh...
Following a successful pilot, Walmart Canada is planning a nationwide roll out of its AI (Artificial Intelligence) solution for on-shelf availability. Technology will reduce out-of-stocks The technology was developed by Focal Systems, a San Francisco based company that specialises in retail automation. It uses a network of shelf-edge cameras to automatically detect availability issues (e.g....
Walmart and Massmart have reached an agreement in principle on a R6.4 bn offer from Walmart to acquire the outstanding shares (47%) in Massmart that it does not already own. Missed expectations Walmart initially acquired a 51% stake in Massmart in 2011. While it was seen as a long-term investment in the region, to capitalise on a significant growth opportunity, the deal hasn’t lived up to i...
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