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Walmart's new headquarters inspired by McDonald's and Apple - Business Insider
Walmart is in dire need of a new home. The company's more than 14,000 corporate employees based in Bentonville, Arkansas, are now spread across 21 buildings.
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2 days ago by areadevelopment
Walmart Product Care Plans | Protection Plans
Save your receipt, file a claim or track the status of a repair-in-progress. Walmart Product Care Plans (commonly referred to as extended warranties) protect your products when the unexpected occurs.
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5 days ago by ken30096
Walmart.com | Save Money. Live Better.
Shop Walmart.com for Every Day Low Prices. Free Shipping on Orders $35+ or Pickup In-Store and get a Pickup Discount. Open a Walmart Credit Card to Save Even More!
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5 weeks ago by thegiant
JustinTimeSnacks pizza offered at Walmart - St. Louis Business Journal
Describes Wal-Mart's annual Open Call event which lets entrepreneurs pitch direct to Wal-Mart buyers in Bentonville.
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5 weeks ago by jeromekatz
Vudu - Rent, Buy, Watch Movies & TV Online
Rent, buy, and watch movies and TV shows with Vudu. Watch online or on your favorite connected device with the Vudu app. No subscription, free sign up. Rent or buy the latest releases in up to 4K + HDR before they’re available on DVD, and watch TV shows by episode or season. Plus, watch over 4,500 free movies on Vudu Movies On Us.
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5 weeks ago by thegiant
Walmart is rolling out the robots • WSJ
Sarah Nassauer and Chip Cutter:
<p>Walmart is expanding its use of robots in stores to help monitor inventory, clean floors and unload trucks, part of the retail giant’s efforts to control labor costs as it spends more to raise wages and offer new services like online grocery delivery.

The country’s largest private employer said at least 300 stores this year will add machines that scan shelves for out-of-stock products. Autonomous floor scrubbers will be deployed in 1,500 stores to help speed up cleaning, after a test in hundreds of stores last year. And the number of conveyor belts that automatically scan and sort products as they come off trucks will more than double, to 1,200.

The company said the addition of a single machine can cut a few hours a day of work previously done by a human, or allow Walmart to allocate fewer people to complete a task, a large saving when spread around 4,600 US stores. Executives said they are focused on giving workers more time to do other tasks, and on hiring in growing areas like e-commerce.</p>


What's the betting they'll go with "allocate fewer people to complete a task"? A fast-food diner I occasionally go to used to have waiter service; now you go to the counter to make your order. The staff dislike it (less interaction with people), diners dislike it (more queing), but guess what: more money for the owners.
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6 weeks ago by charlesarthur
What is Amazon? | Zack's notes
As Claude Harris put it, “I always told the buyers: ‘You’re not negotiating for Walmart, you’re negotiating for your customer. And your customer deserves the best price you can get. Don’t ever feel sorry for a vendor. He knows what he can sell for, and we want his bottom price.’”

Sam Walton was the ‘intelligent designer’ behind the Walmart algorithm: that is, a) “a wide assortment of good quality merchandise”, b) offered “at the lowest possible prices,” c) backed by “guaranteed satisfaction” and “friendly, knowledgeable service,” d) available during “convenient hours” with “free parking” and “a pleasant shopping experience,” e) all within the largest, most convenient possible store size and location permitted by local economics.

And so, as told by former Amazon engineer Steve Yegge, Jeff Bezos issued an edict: 1) All teams will henceforth expose their data and functionality through interfaces, 2) teams must communicate with each other through these interfaces, 3) all interfaces, without exception, must be designed from the ground up to be exposed to developers in the outside world, and 4) anyone who doesn’t do this will be fired.
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7 weeks ago by bekishore
What is Amazon? | Zack's notes
Long article comparing Amazon and Walmart, and how each one achieved market dominance.
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