Category Archives: Walmart/Sam’s Club

Dallas-Area Businesses Get on Walmart’s Shelves — Dallas Business Journal

Have a look at how some businesses in the Dallas – Fort Worth area have managed to get their products on Walmart shelves: “Meli’s Monster Cookies, co-founded by Melissa Mehall of Fort Worth and Melissa Blue of Austin, is a success story from Wal-Mart’s 2015 Open Call. The pair worked with a Wal-Mart buyer looking for healthy products the summer of 2015, and less than a year later, had negotiated their gluten-free treats, which sell for $5.99 per package, into...

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NWA Neighborhood Market Expands Hispanic Options — NWAHomepage.com

  The Neighborhood Market store in Rogers is getting an updated assortment of Hispanic foods: “In addition to expanding the assortment in the Hispanic food aisle, the bakery also has fresh tortillas and tres leches cake.“ Supplier Takeaway The changing demographics of the U.S. demands that retailers, and suppliers, reconsider their offerings. What do you offer to the growing Hispanic market? Resources for Walmart Suppliers How to Transform Your Books Into Treasures Courses for Walmart Suppliers Podcast: Walmart Gets Fresh, Organic, Sustainable, and...

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Walmart Continues Financial Services Push — CBSNews.com

Walmart is lowering fees on some of its financial services products: “Three years ago, it started offering money transfers, long the domain of MoneyGram and Western Union. These services are often popular with consumers who aren’t customers of traditional financial companies, like the 9 million American households that are unbanked or lack either a checking or savings account.“ Supplier Takeaway Walmart may become the defacto “banker” of choice for many people. Is there opportunity for your business as retailers do...

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Why Amazon and Walmart Can’t Crack the Luxury Brand Barrier — Digiday

Amazon and Walmart have both stepped up their game when it comes to offering mid-range brands. Yet the luxury market remains out of reach: “’Nothing about the way they do business and nothing about the way their business is set up is appropriate for a luxury brand,’ said Charlie Cole, vice president at Tumi. ‘When you think about their completely egalitarian and no-barriers-to-entry model for their marketplaces — which is what’s served them so well as far, as expansion goes —...

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Fleiss Looks Forward to New Role at Walmart — Inc.

Jennifer Fleiss, head of Code 8, a part of Walmart’s new tech incubator, discussed her decision to join Walmart in a recent interview: “‘I’m happiest and my best self in the early stages, when you’re wearing lots of different hats,’ Fleiss tells Inc. of her decision to join the incubator. She adds that a fresh set of eyes are often helpful when disrupting an existing industry. ‘At the Rent the Runway, we didn’t have fashion or technology backgrounds, and now...

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Walmart Slashes Prices Again on Domestic Money Transfers While Launching Mobile Money Sending Platform — Walmart.com

BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 26, 2017 – Three years ago this week, Walmart introduced its groundbreaking money transfer service, Walmart2Walmart Powered by Ria, with the goal of bringing customers dramatically lower costs and a simpler money transfer experience. Since that time, Walmart’s customers have enjoyed nearly half a billion dollars in fee savings through using this service, putting more hard-earned money back into their pockets. Today, Walmart – together with Ria Money Transfer and American Express – announced further improvements to...

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Walmart Gets Fresh, Organic, Sustainable, and Fights Hunger

This podcast is designed for you…yes, YOU! When those tons of Excel spreadsheets bring your week to a crawl, take a few minutes to strap on the headphones and relax with our little podcast. You’ll learn, experience, and hopefully smile before our few minutes together comes to a crashing close. This week, we’re giving you information on Walmart that doesn’t get a lot of press. Walmart’s business plans for the future are reported on every day. Equally important is how...

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Easter Candy Out of Stock at Some Walmart Stores in 2017 — ConfectionaryNews.com

Some suppliers had difficulty keeping their Easter candy on Walmart shelves this year: “US shoppers may have found it more difficult to locate Peeps and Jelly Belly this past Easter at Walmart’s candy aisle compared to Cadbury, Dove, Hershey and M&M’s, says Quri. Recent research conducted by the retail intelligence firm suggested 14% and 13% of Peeps and Jelly Belly were out of stock respectively.“ Supplier Takeaway On-shelf availability is important, particularly around the holidays. What are you doing to...

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Land O’ Lakes Joins Walmart’s Sustainability Commitment — TheCattleSite.com

Land O’Lakes has announced its plan to join Walmart in Project Gigaton: “’Through Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN, our partnership with our member-owners, and our ongoing leadership with some of the world’s largest food producers and retailers, including Walmart, our cooperative is in a position to achieve meaningful goals and shape the future of environmental sustainability,’ said Matt Carstens, senior vice president of Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN.“ Supplier Takeaway Suppliers are getting on board with Walmart’s new initiative. What are your plans? Resources...

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Sam’s Club Reinvents its $10B Private Brand — SamsClub.com

  BENTONVILLE, Ark. – April 19, 2017 – From pure Italian-sourced olive oil to honey from a bee cooperative, the revamped Sam’s Club Member’s Mark represents $10 billion in sales for the company and is a major focus area for future growth. The new and improved exclusive product line features hand-picked ingredients and premium products across both food and general merchandise categories. The reinvented Member’s Mark brand is the result of heavy investment over the past year streamlining 21 private...

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