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Sep 12, 2013, 12:01 ET Walmart Revela su Lista de Juguetes Más Populares para la Temporada Navideña del 2013 "Elegidos por Niños" (Chosen by Kids)

Walmart, el vendedor de juguetes más grande de los Estados Unidos, se unió con los expertos en juguetes – los niños – para anunciar su lista anual de ...


Sep 12, 2013, 12:01 ET Walmart Unveils Its 2013 Holiday Top Toy List Chosen By Kids

Walmart, America's largest seller of toys, teamed up with the experts in toys – kids – to announce its annual holiday top toy list today. Walmart...


Sep 10, 2013, 06:30 ET Walmart Launches Smartphone Trade-In Program in the U.S.

Trading up to the newest smartphone just got easier and less expensive for the millions of smartphone users in the U.S. Starting Sept. 21, consumers...


Aug 22, 2013, 03:00 ET Remarks by Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon at the U.S. Manufacturing Summit

Walmart U.S. President and CEO Bill Simon will deliver the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the U.S. Manufacturing Summit in Orlando,...


Aug 22, 2013, 03:00 ET Walmart, Suppliers and Government Officials Accelerate Job Growth and Production Opportunities at U.S. Manufacturing Summit

Nearly 1,500 government officials and suppliers convened today at the Walmart U.S. Manufacturing Summit to advance American renewal in manufacturing...


Aug 21, 2013, 08:30 ET Walmart Launches Free Layaway, Ditches Fees To Save Customers Cash

In front of 6,000 Walmart associates at Walmart's annual holiday meeting Wednesday, chief merchandising and marketing officer Duncan Mac Naughton...


Aug 21, 2013, 08:30 ET Walmart Lanza el Programa de Layaway Gratuito, Elimina Cuotas Para Ahorrarle Dinero a los Clientes

Hoy, delante de 6,000 asociados de Walmart en la reunión anual de la temporada navideña, el director general de comercialización y mercadeo, Duncan...


Aug 20, 2013, 01:03 ET Walmart Taking Xbox One and PS4 Pre-Orders In Stores Nationwide Starting August 24

Walmart is making it easier to be among the first to play the long-anticipated Microsoft Xbox® One and Sony PlayStation® 4. Starting, Saturday,...


Aug 09, 2013, 12:00 ET Walmart Unveils Strongest Savings of the Season with "Back to Class Cyber Monday" Exclusively on Walmart.com for the First Time

Walmart.com announced its first-ever "Back to Class Cyber Monday" event, giving parents and students the opportunity to save up to 60 percent on...


Aug 09, 2013, 02:48 ET Walmart Revela Los Más Grandes Ahorros de la Temporada con "Lunes Cibernético de Regreso a Clases" Por Primera Vez Exclusivamente en Walmart.com

Walmart.com anunció su primer "Lunes Cibernético de Regreso a Clases", dando a padres y estudiantes la oportunidad de ahorrar hasta 60 por ciento en...


Jul 01, 2013, 12:00 ET Walmart Competition Gives Entrepreneurs the Chance to 'Get on the Shelf'

Walmart today kicked off a new installment of Get on the Shelf, a social, crowdsourcing competition developed by @WalmartLabs that gives...


Jul 01, 2013, 12:00 ET Concurso de Walmart - "Get on the Shelf" - le da a los Empresarios la Oportunidad de Colocarse en los Estantes'

Walmart lanzó hoy un nuevo capítulo de Get on the Shelf, una competencia social, de múltiples recursos desarrollada por @WalmartLabs que le da a los...


May 27, 2013, 11:00 ET Today Walmart Launches Veterans Commitment and Plans to Hire 100,000 Over the Next Five Years

Today, Walmart launched the Veterans Welcome Home Commitment to offer a job to any honorably discharged veteran within his or her first 12 months off ...


May 04, 2013, 12:08 ET Walmart Launches National Advertising Campaign to Show "The Real Walmart"

Walmart today announced the launch of a national television and digital advertising campaign and accompanying website (www.therealwalmart.com). The...


Apr 02, 2013, 10:48 ET Walmart aumenta los ahorros con el regreso de su programa Great Gas Rollback

A partir del 1 de abril, Walmart está aliviando el malestar en la gasolinera con el regreso de su programa Great Gas Rollback, que ayuda a los...


Apr 02, 2013, 08:00 ET Walmart Alongside Leading Grocery Partners Will Generate More Than 35 Million Meals this Spring and Donate $3 Million in Grants to Fight Hunger

This month, Walmart and 10 of the most recognizable food companies in America embark on the third chapter of the Fighting Hunger Together initiative...


Apr 01, 2013, 05:00 ET Walmart Rings up the Savings with the Return of its Great Gas Rollback

Beginning April 1, Walmart is easing pain at the pump with the return of its Great Gas Rollback program, helping customers save on their fuel...


Mar 07, 2013, 04:12 ET Walmart Launches Online Site That Connects Shoppers with Products Supporting Small Women-Owned Businesses Around the World

Walmart today launched an online destination on Walmart.com that gives shoppers who want to buy unique and interesting products the opportunity to do ...


Feb 28, 2013, 04:45 ET First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates Walmart's Progress on Making Food Healthier and More Affordable

First Lady Michelle Obama visited a Walmart store in Springfield, Mo., today to celebrate the retailer's progress in making food healthier, more...


Jan 16, 2013, 07:49 ET Walmart aumentará su adquisición de productos norteamericanos en $50,000 millones en los próximos 10 años

Walmart anunció hoy audaces compromisos para incrementar la cantidad de productos norteamericanos que vende y ayudar a los veteranos a encontrar...


Jan 15, 2013, 09:00 ET Walmart to Boost Sourcing of U.S. Products by $50 Billion Over the Next 10 Years

Walmart today announced bold commitments to increase domestic sourcing of the products it sells and help veterans find jobs when they come off active ...


Dec 06, 2012, 02:36 ET Walmart Says Green Monday Is Busiest Online Shopping Day in December and Hosts Special "One-Day Only" Event Online (Dec. 10)

Walmart.com had its best day in history on Cyber Monday this year thanks to its customers. And, with only two weeks left before Christmas, it is...


Nov 27, 2012, 05:05 ET Walmart's Talking Holiday Toys Survey Reveals That Kids Will Do Almost Anything for Their Holiday Toys...Except Eat Spinach

Kids are willing to do almost anything to get the toys they want for Christmas according to Walmart's Talking Holiday Toys Survey, which found that...


Nov 19, 2012, 05:00 ET Walmart Announces its Biggest Cyber Monday Ever With Up to $1,000* Savings Online on Popular Gifts & More

Walmart announces its biggest Cyber Monday event ever with up to $1,000 savings on popular gifts online, including electronics, toys, video games and ...


Nov 14, 2012, 05:00 ET Walmart Introduces Goodies Co. to Deliver Delicious to Your Front Door

Walmart (NYSE: WMT) today announced the launch of Goodies Co., a monthly food subscription service for consumers to savor delectable foods and...