Walmart Grocery is now Offering a $ 98 Per Year ‘Delivery Unlimited’ Subscription

June 18, 2019 Sarah Perez, Tech Crunch

Walmart is taking aim at Instacart, Target’s Shipt and Amazon Prime Now/Whole Foods with a new grocery delivery subscription service called simply, “Delivery Unlimited.” Before, Walmart shoppers could order groceries online and pick them up at their local store for free or they could opt to pay the $9.95 (or sometimes less) per-order delivery fee.

Why Walmart Wants to Sell its Own Line of Steaks

The company announced in April that it will work with ranchers, a beef processor and a cattle-feeding company to supply steaks and roasts to 500 of its stores in the southeast. Walmart has not revealed a name for its new steak line, which will start hitting stores this fall.

Suresh Kumar to Join Walmart in New Elevated Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer Role

May 30, 2019 Walmart

Walmart announced it has appointed Suresh Kumar to a new elevated Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer role reporting directly to President and CEO Doug McMillon. Kumar joins at a time when Walmart is rapidly transforming its customer and associate experiences, and he brings more than 25 years of technology leadership experience coming from Google, Microsoft, Amazon and IBM.

Walmart Agrees to Power More Than 40 Stores With Solar Energy

Walmart Inc. reached a deal to power more than 40 stores in five states with solar energy as it works toward a goal of getting half its electricity from renewables by 2025.

Walmart’s New Workplace: Gold Stars, ‘Attitude Cards’ and Cheers

The nation’s biggest private employer is testing out a comprehensive new framework for how its stores operate, including changing some roles and responsibilities and emphasizing teamwork, accountability and skill improvement. The new model, dubbed “Great Workplace,” is already in place in about 75 locations, primarily its smaller Neighborhood Market grocery stores, and will expand to certain departments in more than 50 of its massive supercenter locations next month.