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Walmart to No Longer Display Mississippi State Flag in Stores

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) It’s kind of sad when Walmart is quicker to stop doing something that’s blatantly messed up before the actual government. The company has a tradition of flying the local state flag in front of its stores. That tradition will be suspended in the state of Mississippi. Advertisement CNN reports that […]

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This White Florida Man Really Tried to Bum-Rush His Way Into Walmart After Being Blocked From Entering Without a Face Mask

Screenshot: Tom Bombadil (YouTube) Did the Black delegation ever settle on a name for male Karens? I don’t like “Chad” because a Chad played Black Panther, so let’s go with “Skip” as in, “Boy, if you don’t Skip your stupid ass to another store instead of going full Karen in this Walmart because they won’t […]

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An End to Product Profiling? Walmart Will No Longer Keep Multicultural Beauty Brands Under Lock and Key

Photo: Shutterstock Racial profiling is an issue that remains unreconciled in our country, but we’ll reportedly be seeing less of it in Walmart’s beauty aisle, as the company has announced it will no longer keep “multicultural hair care and beauty products” in locked cases in any of its stores. Advertisement As reported by NBC News: […]

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What’s the #15PercentPledge? A Way for Major Retailers to Prove They Really Care About Black Lives

Photo: Shutterstock Aurora James has a plan. As well-meaning citizens and brands alike ask what they can do to support black lives, the black female founder of luxury footwear and accessories brand Brother Vellies has issued a challenge to major retailers—including Whole Foods, Target, Walmart, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sephora, Net a Porter, Barnes and Noble, […]

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Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service, challenging Amazon and Flipkart

(Reuters) — Reliance has launched an online grocery service, JioMart, the head of its grocery retail business said, in a move aimed at rivalling Amazon.com’s local unit and Walmart’s Flipkart in the huge Indian market. JioMart will deliver groceries in more than 200 towns across the country, Damodar Mall, chief executive of grocery retail at […]

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How Walmart uses AI to enable two-hour Express Delivery

Last month, Walmart launched Express Delivery, a service that allows customers to receive orders in two hours or less. Pilot tests began across 100 U.S. stores on April 16, and Walmart plans to expand Express Delivery to nearly 1,000 stores in early May and about 2,000 in the weeks after. Express Delivery, which offers more […]

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eBay appoints Walmart eCommerce COO as CEO

(Reuters) — eBay on Monday named Walmart executive Jamie Iannone as its top boss, handing over the reins to an outsider as the e-commerce firm deals with pressure from activist investor Starboard Value to shake up its management. The appointment comes nearly a month after Starboard, which owns more than 1% of eBay’s stock, said […]

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Family Sues Walmart Over Coronavirus Death

Photo: Robyn Beck (AFP via Getty Images) As Americans stock up on supplies to get through quarantine, grocery store workers have become some of the most essential workers in the country. Unfortunately, they’re also some of the most vulnerable when it comes to contracting COVID-19. Advertisement NBC News reports that the family of 51-year-old Wando […]

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The World Is Burning but Don’t Worry, Kanye West Has a $60 Hoodie He Wants to Sell You

Photo: Evan Agostini (Invision/AP) No matter the state of the world, ‘Ye is gonna ‘Ye, I guess. The 42-year-old producer, rapper, and designer had a little chat with the Wall Street Journal recently, revealing how he helped organize A$AP Rocky’s release from a Swedish jail last year, opening up about his 2016 nervous breakdown, and […]

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