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Private equity firm Advent International acquired an 80% stake of Walmart’s Brazil business in June 2018 for US$4.5bn. The business has just announced that the Walmart brand will be removed from its supermarkets by June 2020 and the retailer will operate under its new name ‘Grupo BIG’.

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Building on their existing collaboration, Walmart and BuzzFeed’s Tasty are launching shoppable recipes. Customers will be able to add full ingredient lists from Tasty’s 4,000 videos into their Walmart online grocery shopping carts. Builds on existing partnership Last year, the two companies partnered to enable the in-app purchasing of kitchen tools, bakeware and appliances. This has been a ...
Walmart Canada is expanding its on-demand grocery delivery service to 200 stores through its partnership with Instacart. Delivery complements other fulfillment options The expansion of this service follows-on from the launch of a pilot service at 17 stores in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Winnipeg last year. Through this service, customers can order grocery products to be delivered in ...
Asda has reported LFL sales growth of 0.5% for the three months to June 30th and highlighted the pressure its business faces from the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Q2 increase fails to compensate for sales decline in Q1 Q2's 0.5% growth follows a sales decline of 1.1% in Q1 which was impacted by the absence of Easter from the period. Taking the two periods together, sales were down 0.3% o...

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01/08/2019
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart.
24/07/2019
We present eight case studies from around the world of retailers that are driving forward with unattended in-home delivery, and look at some of the key considerations for this new service.
22/07/2019
We look at how Walmart is digitising its stores, associates and customers to create a data-driven in-store ecosystem
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We look at Walmart's strategic priorities for the next five years, what it's going to take to lift sales to $635bn and how it’s developing an ecosystem that will become its platform for growth in future years

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An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Walmart. 

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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Using the most recent research and illustrated through industry case studies, this one day course provides the key principles and proven techniques you need to successfully activate your plans with shoppers. 

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