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Walmart Canada is expanding its on-demand grocery delivery service to 200 stores through its partnership with Instacart.

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My colleague, Stewart Samuel, recently published a report outlining Walmart’s digitisation strategy across its store network in the US, having attended Walmart’s Shareholders Week. The event detailed several examples of how Walmart is looking to drive supply chain efficiencies in stores through digitisation and automation of previously manual activities. What became immediately apparent was ...
In partnership with California-based startup Gatik, an autonomous vehicle company, the US retailer is kicking off a driverless delivery scheme to move goods between two of its stores. Trial to take place near Bentonville, Arkansas The initial trial will take place near Walmart’s hometown in Bentonville, Arkansas. The state has recently approved a legislation that permits autonomous vehicles...
Walmart has made a series of appointments and structural changes to its leadership team as it seeks to optimise its omnichannel capabilities. Pressing home its store network advantage The new structure has been developed to underpin Walmart’s aim to build a winning omnichannel business at scale. Over recent years it has pushed to press home the advantage of its store network; in the US, it can ...

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24/07/2019
Walmart is digitising its business to create a data-driven organisation. This report captures the latest developments in Walmart's digitisation strategy and what they mean for its omnichannel proposition. Key focus areas include: • What digitisation means to Walmart • Walmart's digital labs and test centres • Execution in Walmart Supercenters and Sam's club stores • Improvements to Walmarts omnichannel service • Structural and personal changes
06/06/2019
An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Walmart.
06/03/2019
This report explores why omnichannel fulfilment is a growing influencer of retail success, what a flexible omnichannel network looks like, and how businesses including Carrefour, Walmart, Ocado, Jumbo and Alibaba are creating them.

Walmart is digitising its business to create a data-driven organisation. This report captures the latest developments in Walmart's digitisation strategy and what they mean for its omnichannel proposition. 

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