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President George W. Bush to Sign a Portrait of My Father

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President George W. Bush to Sign a Portrait of My Father

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, President George W. Bush will visit Bentonville’s Walmart Supercenter to sign his new book titled 41: A Portrait of My Father. Stated to be a unique and intimate biography, 41 covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush’s life and career and shines new light on him. You can [...]

Walmart Names Greg Foran President and CEO of Walmart U.S.

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Walmart Names Greg Foran President and CEO of Walmart U.S.

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon who has been in the role since June 2010 and will be transitioning out of the company. Foran will assume his responsibilities on August 9 and will report directly to Walmart President [...]

Walmart to Drive Down Organic Food Prices

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Walmart to Drive Down Organic Food Prices

Leading grocer Walmart announced today it will carry Wild Oats organic food items. Originally introduced in 1987, Wild Oats will relaunch at Walmart starting this month with a new, more affordable price point on different products. The products cover a broad variety of categories – from salsa and pasta sauce to quinoa and chicken broth. [...]

Walmart Foundation Names New President

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Walmart Foundation Names New President

Walmart has announced that Kathleen McLaughlin, 48, has been named president of the Walmart Foundation, effective Oct. 15. In addition to leading corporate giving, she will have responsibility for the company’s global sustainability, women’s economic empowerment initiatives and healthier food initiatives. McLaughlin, previously a senior partner at global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, is a [...]

Loving Moments by Leading Lady at Walmart

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Loving Moments by Leading Lady at Walmart

Leading Lady, a Cleveland-based nursing bra and niche-intimate apparel company, announces the May 2013 launch of Loving Moments by Leading Lady available only at Walmart, bringing fashion and affordability to pregnant and breastfeeding moms. New and expectant moms want to keep their pre-pregnancy style and feel comfortable and supported as they breastfeed.  The new Loving [...]

Superman Fans to See “Man of Steel” First

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Superman Fans to See “Man of Steel” First

Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. Tickets for the exclusive screening of “Man of Steel,” will go on sale in more than 3,700 Walmart stores starting [...]

Walmart to Boost Sourcing of U.S. Products by $50bn

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Walmart to Boost Sourcing of U.S. Products by $50bn

Walmart today announced to increase domestic sourcing of the products it sells and help veterans find jobs when they come off active duty. Speaking at the National Retail Federation’s annual BIG Show, Walmart U.S. president and CEO Bill Simon also announced the company is helping part-time associates who want to be full time, make that [...]

How Walmart Plans to Fight Hunger in America

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How Walmart Plans to Fight Hunger in America

The anti-hunger movement got some major backing today when representatives from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and four of the nation’s largest food companies — General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods and Kellogg Company — announced they have come together to fight hunger this spring. At an event in Nashville, [...]

Krispy Kreme’s HOP Movie-Inspired Doughnuts

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Krispy Kreme’s HOP Movie-Inspired Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme is bringing you two delicious, new egg-shaped treats to celebrate the Blu-ray and DVD release of Universal Pictures’ Easter-themed family comedy HOP, from the creators of Despicable Me. The new Sprinkled Chocolate Iced Egg with Kreme Filling and Drizzled Iced Egg with Chocolate Kreme Filling Doughnuts are available now through April 8th at [...]

What Walmart’s “Great For You” Means for You

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What Walmart’s “Great For You” Means for You

A year after pledging to develop a front-of-pack label that would give its customers an easier way to identify healthier food, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), a leading food retailer, unveiled the “Great For You” icon at an event today, Feb. 7. in Washington, D.C. The icon, part of the company’s healthier food initiative, is [...]

Walmart Helps Nonprofits with Facebook Campaign

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Walmart Helps Nonprofits with Facebook Campaign

On the 12th and last day of its “12 Days of Giving” Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $200,000 to 10 nonprofits that have made selfless acts to help those in need. Over the last twelve consecutive days, Walmart awarded a total of $1.5 million to 145 organizations in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto [...]

Walmart TV Network Showing Safe Food Ad

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Walmart TV Network Showing Safe Food Ad

More than 46 million turkeys will be cooked this Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Turkey Federation. In an effort to help families prepare safe food at home this Thanksgiving and throughout the year, the Ad Council’s Food Safe Families’ public service campaign is running on the Walmart Checkout TV Network which covers 588 stores [...]

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