Walmart Wraps Up Its Largest-Ever Annual Open Call Event

July 5, 2022 Walmart

More than 1,100 businesses from across the country pitched their products made, grown or assembled in the U.S. to Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants at Walmart’s ninth annual Open Call. Preliminary results indicate that more than 330 of those pitches resulted in a deal for businesses to sell their items to Walmart customers through placement on Walmart or Sam’s Club shelves, online at or on Walmart’s Marketplace. Additionally, business owners of more than 280 products are continuing conversations with merchants for potential deals in the future.

Walmart Selects 2021 Open Call Finalists, Largest Cohort Ever to Pitch Products Made, Grown or Assembled in America

June 4, 2021 Walmart

Walmart is announcing the finalists for its eighth annual Open Call event, with more than 1,000 small and medium-sized businesses receiving their official invitations to pitch their shelf-ready products to Walmart merchants. It marks the largest number of business owners ever to take part in the one-day event.