Walmart Selects Spartanburg County for New High-Tech Grocery Distribution Center

October 20, 2021 Walmart

Walmart announced plans to build a new, high-tech distribution center for fresh and frozen groceries in Spartanburg County, set to open in 2024. The new 720,000+ square-foot facility will create more than 400 full-time regional jobs and will rely on the combination of Walmart associates, automation technology, robotics and machine learning to process grocery perishables – such as produce, eggs, dairy, flowers and frozen goods – and deliver them to nearby stores.

The Home Depot Teams Up with Walmart GoLocal to Enhance Local Delivery Capabilities

October 7, 2021 Walmart

Two of the world’s leading retailers are working together to expand same-day and next-day delivery capabilities for home improvement customers in the U.S. With Walmart GoLocal, The Home Depot customers have another option for same-day or next-day delivery on a variety of home improvement products.

Avocados From Mexico Announces New Partnership with Susan G. Komen

September 30, 2021 Avocados From Mexico 

Avocados From Mexico (AFM) – the number one avocado brand in the U.S. – announced that it will be rolling out new, limited-time pink packaging during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October in support of the brand’s first-of-its-kind partnership with Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization.

Walmart Announces Closing of Inaugural $2 Billion Green Bond Issuance

September 27, 2021 Walmart

The green bond is Walmart’s first offering under the company’s Green Financing Framework, published August 2021, which details the company’s alignment with the 2021 Green Bond Principles, administered by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA).

Walmart Highlights Sustainability Commitments with Inaugural $2B Green Bond Issuance as Part of Jumbo Transaction

September 9, 2021 Walmart

Walmart Inc. announced it has successfully priced the company’s first green bond. Net proceeds from the $2 billion green bond offering will be used to fund existing and future projects that enable Walmart to achieve its sustainability goals.