Walmart Inc (WMT:NYSE) the largest retailer is Increasing availability for Gift giving this holiday season. Its number one focus is and preparing stores for safe shopping.
Walmart is announcing how it plans to address three key shopping trends expected for this unique holiday season: an increase in online shopping, evolving wish lists and the need for a fast, easy, and safe shopping experience.
Walmart’s eCommerce fulfillment centers have hired more than 500,000 new associates since March across its stores and supply chain locations providing essential items to customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Walmart will be fully staffed and ready to serve customers for the holiday season safely.
“Over the past six months, our customers have been shopping differently, and we expect that will continue into the most important shopping season of the year – the holidays,” Scott McCall, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for Walmart U.S., said. “We’ve heard from our customers that many plan on starting their holiday shopping well before Black Friday and that they’re looking for gifts that fit their current lifestyle. So, we’ve adjusted our strategy to adapt to these new shopping preferences – we’re offering more of what they want now, earlier than ever, and all at the best prices.” Source : Walmart
World’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect, manage, or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by 2030.
“We want to play an important role in transforming the world’s supply chains to be regenerative. We face a growing crisis of climate change and nature loss, and we all need to take action with urgency. For 15 years, we have been partnering to do the work and continually raising our sustainability ambitions across climate action, nature, waste, and people. The commitments we’re making today not only aim to decarbonize Walmart’s global operations, they also put us on the path to becoming a regenerative company – one that works to restore, renew and replenish in addition to preserving our planet, and encourages others to do the same. “Doug McMillon, President and CEO – Walmart.