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Walmart has teamed up with robotics startup Nuro to launch a pilot program that is aimed to test autonomous grocery delivery in Houston, Texas, over the next few months.

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In response to intense competition, where consumers are demanding more for less, several retailers have decided to streamline operations and reduce operating costs. One approach to support these objectives is to vertically integrate aspects of the supply chain. What’s vertical integration? Vertical integration is a strategic decision that sees a business take ownership of part, or the ent...
Walmart Canada has teamed up with blockchain company DTL Labs to roll-out a new automated blockchain-based network for freight tracking and payments management. The world's largest full production blockchain solution for any industrial application The new network uses distributed ledger technology to improve freight and payment processing, enabling users to automatically trace deliveries, v...
Following plans announced earlier this year, Walmart has made its ‘InHome’ delivery service available to 1m customers in Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Vero Beach, Florida. This enables customers to have their online grocery orders delivered directly into their fridge at home. Membership based programme Through this service, Walmart is aiming to make its customers’ lives easier by not requirin...

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13/11/2019
In this report we look at the prospects for the US online grocery channel, what’s driving its growth and the implications for product suppliers.
14/10/2019
Using global examples from retailers including Walmart, E.Leclerc, Carrefour and Amazon, among others, we explore different click and collect formats and how retailers and operators are approaching the opportunity.
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

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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