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Walmart reveals its best-selling tech products of every year since 2010

Walmart.com released a list of its best-selling products for each year since 2010. Gadgets like iPods and tablets have proved to be particularly popular on Walmart.com Certain products make repeat appearances on the list of best-selling tech items, like the Sceptre LED TV, the Google Chromecast, and the Apple iPod […]
Walmart reveals its best-selling tech products of every year since 2010
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Walmart reveals the 5 top-selling items of every year since 2010

Walmart.com has revealed its top online sellers over the last decade. The top-selling items include notebooks, water bottles, and tech gadgets like the AppleiPod Touch and Nextbook tablet. Sign up for Business Insider’s retail newsletter, The Drive-Thru. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Walmart has revealed its top online […]
Walmart reveals the 5 top-selling items of every year since 2010
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Colombia demands compensation from Walmart over sweater depicting Santa with cocaine, saying it’s an ‘offence to the country’

Colombian government officials are demanding compensation from Walmart over a Christmas sweater depicting Santa Claus with what appear to be three lines of cocaine. “Colombia must be respected,” said Camilo Gómez Alzate, the director of Colombia’s National Agency for the Legal Defence of the State, according to El Tiempo. “What […]
Colombia demands compensation from Walmart over sweater depicting Santa with cocaine, saying it’s an ‘offence to the country’
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The cocaine Santa sweatshirt that landed Walmart in hot water is a best-seller on Amazon, and it reveals a gaping hole in the tech giant’s strategy

Walmart has pulled a controversial sweater from its website. It appeared to show Santa Claus doing cocaine and was available for sale on Walmart’s Canadian website earlier this week. Clothing with similar and identical designs remains available on Amazon.com.One such sweatshirt is the No. 1 best-seller in the Women’s Novelty […]
The cocaine Santa sweatshirt that landed Walmart in hot water is a best-seller on Amazon, and it reveals a gaping hole in the tech giant’s strategy
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More than 700,00 people will soon lose food-stamp benefits under a new Trump administration rule — and that’s terrible news for Walmart, Target, Kroger, and dollar stores

The Trump administration is making it harder for some people to qualify for government aid known as food-stamp benefits. The change could cut hundreds of thousands of people from the aid program, delivering a blow to retailers that collect billions of dollars every year from food-stamp spending. Last year, Americans […]
More than 700,00 people will soon lose food-stamp benefits under a new Trump administration rule — and that’s terrible news for Walmart, Target, Kroger, and dollar stores
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Mail carriers and police departments across the US are bracing for record-high package deliveries this holiday season as Walmart and Amazon offer cheaper, faster shipping than ever before

Package deliveries are expected to soar to new highs this year as retailers like Walmart and Amazon offer faster and cheaper shipping than ever before. “Record high [package] volumes, rising consumer expectations and fewer days than usual between Black Friday and Christmas Eve will put more pressure than ever on […]
Mail carriers and police departments across the US are bracing for record-high package deliveries this holiday season as Walmart and Amazon offer cheaper, faster shipping than ever before
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Walmart is fixing shoppers’ top complaints with its fresh produce department as its online grocery business rapidly expands

Walmart is redesigning its fresh produce department in response to customer complaints about crowding and difficulty finding organic produce. “Our customers were telling us, ‘It’s too busy, I don’t have enough space to shop,'” Charles Redfield, executive vice president of Walmart’s US food business, told Business Insider in an interview. […]
Walmart is fixing shoppers’ top complaints with its fresh produce department as its online grocery business rapidly expands
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Walmart will start Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day

Walmart is starting its Black Friday in-store event at 6 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day, November 28. Black Friday sales will start online at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 27. Stores will be open during regular hours, which vary by location. Walmart will also be rolling out pre-Black […]
Walmart will start Black Friday on Thanksgiving Day
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Requiring corporations to follow ‘progressive labour standards’ by providing higher wages and better benefits can help even the playing field for small businesses and workers

Zach Silk is the president of Civic Ventures and recurring co-host on the Pitchfork Economics podcast. In this opinion piece, he says that opposition to a minimum wage raise – especially at the expense of small businesses – has proven to be unfounded in Seattle. Now, Civic Ventures is proposing […]
Requiring corporations to follow ‘progressive labour standards’ by providing higher wages and better benefits can help even the playing field for small businesses and workers
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13 decorations an interior designer would buy at Walmart right now

Insider spoke to a New York City-based interior designer to see which holiday-decor items she would buy from Walmart right now. One of her top seasonal picks is a pink-coloured artificial tree that is 6 feet tall. She also suggested a few other items including a giant pre-lit wreath, gold-rimmed […]
13 decorations an interior designer would buy at Walmart right now
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The McDonald’s CEO fired over his relationship with a subordinate is keeping his post at Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation

The CEO of McDonald’s will keep his position as a corporate reputation expert at the University of Oxford despite being fired for conducting a relationship with a subordinate. McDonald’s fired Steve Easterbrook on Sunday after he “demonstrated poor judgment” by embarking upon the relationship. The Oxford University Centre for Corporate […]
The McDonald’s CEO fired over his relationship with a subordinate is keeping his post at Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation
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The fired CEO of McDonald’s has resigned his seat on Walmart’s board

Steve Easterbrook, the former CEO of McDonald’s who was fired over a relationship with another employee, has also stepped down from Walmart’s board. Easterbrook joined Walmart’s board in May 2018. His departure was announced in an SEC filing Monday. Walmart said his decision “was not due to any disagreement with […]
The fired CEO of McDonald’s has resigned his seat on Walmart’s board
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Amazon, Walmart, and Target sold clothes from factories that were blacklisted after a Bangladeshi factory collapsed and killed 1,100 workers

Six years ago, a factory building outside Bangladesh’s capital city collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people trapped inside. In the wake of the tragedy, some of the world’s biggest retailers established groups that were set up to inspect factories in Bangladesh and prevent disasters like this from happening again. Any […]
Amazon, Walmart, and Target sold clothes from factories that were blacklisted after a Bangladeshi factory collapsed and killed 1,100 workers
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Walmart is kicking off Black Friday-style sales this week and touting free, next-day delivery as it gears up for a record-short holiday shopping season

Walmart will kick off holiday sales at midnight on Friday, which is about a week earlier than it launched these sales last year. This year marks Walmart’s first holiday season offering free, next-day delivery. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Walmart is launching its holiday sales earlier than ever […]
Walmart is kicking off Black Friday-style sales this week and touting free, next-day delivery as it gears up for a record-short holiday shopping season
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Walmart has rolled out a new in-home delivery service so you can have groceries delivered directly to your fridge when you aren’t home

Walmart employees can now deliver groceries directly to customers’ refrigerators when they aren’t home. The new Walmart InHome Delivery service, which was announced at Walmart’s shareholder’s meeting in June, was officially rolled out on Tuesday. CNBC was first to report the news. It is currently limited to customers in Kansas […]
Walmart has rolled out a new in-home delivery service so you can have groceries delivered directly to your fridge when you aren’t home
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Companies like Walmart and SoulCycle are facing more boycotts than ever in the Trump era, but many are still clueless in how to respond

Company boycotts are becoming more prevalent in our highly-politicized culture. Companies like Walmart and SoulCycle have faced boycotts. Companies can no longer ignore their customers when it comes to boycotts and hope it blows over. They must act definitively to address customer concerns. Michael Gordon is a long-time Democratic strategist […]
Companies like Walmart and SoulCycle are facing more boycotts than ever in the Trump era, but many are still clueless in how to respond
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Kroger says it will stop selling e-cigarettes and all vaping products

Kroger will stop selling all vaping products, the company said Monday. Kroger cited regulatory concerns as the reason for stopping the sale of e-cigarettes. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Kroger said Monday that it would stop selling all vaping products. “Kroger is discontinuing the sale of electronic nicotine […]
Kroger says it will stop selling e-cigarettes and all vaping products
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Walmart is selling off retro online brand ModCloth just over 2 years after acquiring it

Walmart is selling ModCloth, its digitally native women’s apparel brand. Brand investment company Go Global Retail will acquire ModCloth, according to a press release posted Friday. Walmart executive Ashley Hubka said in a statement that the retail giant still felt ModCloth possessed “strong brand equity.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Walmart is selling off retro online brand ModCloth just over 2 years after acquiring it
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The 15 richest women in America right now, ranked

Forbes just released the 2020 edition of the World’s Billionaires List, which ranks the wealthiest people in the world. Many of the world’s richest women hail from the US. Some American women on the list are related to one another and several, like MacKenzie Bezos and Julia Koch, are newcomers. […]
The 15 richest women in America right now, ranked
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Dispensed: Amazon and Best Buy’s expanding healthcare ambitions, the history of controversial e-cig startup Juul, and the lowdown on Novartis’ letter to the FDA

Hello, There must be something in the water that’s sparked practically every retailer out there to this month reveal more about their healthcare strategies (Looking at you, Walmart + Sam’s Club, Amazon, and Best Buy). Between that and the turmoil in the e-cigarette space, the healthcare team is definitely looking […]
Dispensed: Amazon and Best Buy’s expanding healthcare ambitions, the history of controversial e-cig startup Juul, and the lowdown on Novartis’ letter to the FDA
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Critics are slamming Walmart for dropping vaping products while continuing to sell cigarettes, but the company may have just avoided a regulatory nightmare

Walmart said Friday that it planned to stop selling all e-cigarettes and vaping products. Critics are questioning why Walmart would exit the e-cigarette category while continuing to sell traditional cigarettes. Walmart’s decision appears to be tied more to regulatory issues than health concerns, with an increasing number of lawmakers considering […]
Critics are slamming Walmart for dropping vaping products while continuing to sell cigarettes, but the company may have just avoided a regulatory nightmare
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Walmart is ending sales of vaping products as Trump pushes e-cigarette crackdown

Walmart is ending sales of electronic nicotine delivery products, such as vapes and e-cigarettes. The retail giant said on Friday that it will exit the category due to “regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes.” President Donald Trump has said he is pushing to ban flavored e-cigs. Officials recently confirmed eight […]
Walmart is ending sales of vaping products as Trump pushes e-cigarette crackdown
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The most impactful strikes in history — for better or worse

Essential workers for Walmart, FedEx, Target, Instacart, Amazon, and Amazon’s Whole Foods Market in at least six US states are going on strike today. Workers told the Intercept that they are on strike to protest unsafe working conditions amid the pandemic. Throughout world history, strikes have had the power to […]
The most impactful strikes in history — for better or worse
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9 things an interior designer would buy from Walmart right now

Insider spoke to an Atlanta-based interior designer to find out what she’d buy from Walmart right now. Some of her picks include cosy blankets, framed art prints, and matte-finished utensils. The designer also picked out stylish light fixtures and pet beds from Walmart. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. With […]
9 things an interior designer would buy from Walmart right now
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Walmart exec Andy Dunn explains how he and his boss Marc Lore almost made an ‘illegal’ move on Shopify while struggling to reboot a flailing mattress brand

Andy Dunn, Walmart‘s senior vice president of digital consumer brands, says it’s easy to “lose sight” of your core customer in retail. The Bonobos cofounder told the audience at the Business of Home’s first Future of Home conference about working with the Walmart e-commerce team to rescue a struggling mattress […]
Walmart exec Andy Dunn explains how he and his boss Marc Lore almost made an ‘illegal’ move on Shopify while struggling to reboot a flailing mattress brand
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The head of Walmart’s invite-only shopping service dishes on what wealthy customers want out of the future of shopping

Jennifer Fleiss, cofounder and CEO of Walmart‘s text-based personal-shopping service Jetblack, says that brands can win over wealthy customers through curation, experience-focused modes of shopping, and being able to “save the day.” Fleiss, who also cofounded Rent the Runway in 2009, spoke about trends among affluent consumers on Tuesday at […]
The head of Walmart’s invite-only shopping service dishes on what wealthy customers want out of the future of shopping
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The founder who sold Bonobos to Walmart says digital only brands are overrated, and pointed to Bonobos’ success in Nordstrom stores as proof

Andy Dunn, Walmart senior vice president of digital consumer brands, says that e-commerce retailers can no longer hide from brick-and-mortar opportunities. Dunn, who co-founded menswear brand Bonobos, told the audience at the Business of Home’s first Future of Home conference in New York City that times have changed. “I don’t […]
The founder who sold Bonobos to Walmart says digital only brands are overrated, and pointed to Bonobos’ success in Nordstrom stores as proof
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The 10 largest grocery chains in the world by sales

Some grocery stores have gotten so popular it seems they’re practically taking over the world. The e-commerce insights firm Edge by Ascential recently ranked the biggest chains by net sales, as part of its July 2019 report on the grocery business. Walmart handily won the top spot, but multiple grocery […]
The 10 largest grocery chains in the world by sales
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The NRA called Walmart’s new stance on guns ‘shameful’ and predicted it would cause shoppers to flee, but a new poll shows the retail giant could benefit from the changes

Walmart’s new firearms policy has garnered strong reactions on both sides of the gun control debate. But a poll from consumer research firm CivicScience indicates that the retail giant is going to be just fine, despite threats of a backlash. A small majority of survey respondents said that the changes […]
The NRA called Walmart’s new stance on guns ‘shameful’ and predicted it would cause shoppers to flee, but a new poll shows the retail giant could benefit from the changes
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Walmart just overhauled its rules around gun sales in response to a series of deadly mass shootings — here’s how supporters and critics reacted on Twitter

Walmart just overhauled its policy on guns, restricting sales of ammo and barring open carry in its stores. Critics and supporters alike have taken to Twitter to praise or bash Walmart for its decision. Democratic presidential candidates, March for Our Lives advocates, and gun-rights activists all weighed in. Visit BusinessInsider.com […]
Walmart just overhauled its rules around gun sales in response to a series of deadly mass shootings — here’s how supporters and critics reacted on Twitter
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Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon

Millennials are an important demographic for brands to win over. Their shopping habits can sometimes make or break an industry. The marketing agency Moosylvania has compiled its annual “Millennials’ Top 100 Brands” list for 2019 after surveying 1,000 millennial consumers. From Netflix to Adidas, here are the brands that made […]
Millennials reveal their 105 favourite brands, from Olive Garden to Amazon
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Walmart says these will be the 48 toys every kid wants this holiday season

Walmart just unleashed its list of top-rated toys for 2019. The international retailer released a list of 48 different toys, as chosen by kids. Some of the toys are exclusive to Walmart. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . The holidays may seem far away, but you’ll be scrambling […]
Walmart says these will be the 48 toys every kid wants this holiday season
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