The former Walmart.com CEO who is giving store closures the thumbs up in the article link below was with Walmart from 2000-2007... That's pretty funny since dot com at that point was a joke. Where do they find these people, and how much are they paid... read more
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Saw a similar thread on Sears, wanted to start one for us as well. Will reply to this message and post some links.
75 are affected. After just a few years of operation, one of Roanoke’s Walmart Neighborhood Markets is closing this month, company officials confirmed Wednesday... read more
My brother in law works for AMD out in Cali. He recently was in Bangalore and told me Walmart is advertising and heavily recruiting for what he called "all IT skills", especially web design, support, network and database. Has anyone heard about that?
Watch for it! Stores closing and layoffs.
I’ve noticed for several months that the quality has slipped at the stores in NWA. A LOT of outs, over Christmas about half the things I looked at didn’t have prices, and the prices don’t seem good at all. And they’ve stopped carrying some things I... read more
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Lots of speculation that Walmart is in talks to purchase Humana, anyone hear this as well?
I was convinced my store would be closing sooner rather than later with our lackluster sales numbers, but we were just notified that there's a significant store remodel planned. Not sure what to think right now. Should I be hopeful that they are... read more
Amazon may make a bigger move into physical stores this year, according to one analyst. Loup Ventures' Gene Munster is predicting the internet e-commerce company will buy Target in 2018.
Anyone have info. on HO layoffs in January? Ive heard in the thousands of people plus stores closing.
What is Wal-Mart going to do with all the money from the corporate tax reduction?
Anybody here worked in one of the Walmart stores that have closed? I'm wondering how employees find out the store will be closing? Are we told ahead a few weeks or only a few days? I'm worried that my store will be closing soon due to dropping sales... read more
More victims of online at Walmart. Hundreds of jobs are being eliminated to invest more in online. templates69.rus span the company‘s international, technology and Sam‘s Club divisions. They follow Wal-Mart‘s decision to eliminate some 1,000 corporate... read more
The media is reporting a big increase in retail sales, and as we all know, it never happened. Welcome to the era of fake news, where govt's, media, and corporations will tell any lie to prop up their "All is well!" narrative. Especially about the... read more
Apparently, retail is on the rebound this holiday season. I'm just wondering if anybody noticed that in their Walmart stores? I sure as hell didn't see any rebound in mine, so I'm not sure what they're talking about... read more
Kroger's new "Scan, Bag, Go" technology allows customers to scan and pay for goods as they shop. The grocery chain is rolling it out to 400 stores in 2018. Amazon revealed plans in December to introduce a similar technology to its own... read more
What is the current word on layoffs in the HO and stores closing in January?
Had our first Union meeting yesterday in Chicago. Excited to meet so many associates who have been mistreated by leadership for so long. Encouraging more to speak up! It's time for change - HO does not care about associates!!!!
Current business performance reflects current ways of working. WMT also gave Store Associates a $2.7B pay increase, fielded NHM formats, increased mix of ecommerce sales, refreshed stores, and invested heavily in technology which placed pressure on... read more
More specifically, Walmart needs a huge source of income that isn't tied to retail or ecommerce. AWS is what brings in the $ for Amazon so they can operate so competitively in the commerce space. If WMT doesn't figure out an extra revenue stream... read more
Amazon’s Go concept uses a combination of sensors and cameras to track what each store shopper takes off of shelves so it can automatically bill them for their purchase without their having to stop to pay on the way out. The store’s launch has been... read more
Any info out there?
Anybody else noticing a serious spike in their sales? Not talking the usual pre-holiday increase, but compared to last year? For some reason, we are seeing more customers than in a long, long time at our store. Not really sure why, but I'm hoping... read more
I have no doubt that there are WM HR associates who are aware of and read this site. Are there really none with some knowledge about what’s coming and willing to provide that factual information to people who’s lives are about to be turned upside... read more
They are currently making us buddy up with an Indian co-worker to train them on how we do our job. The writing is on the wall people
If an associate is laid off before Jan 31 from the HO, will they still get their yearly incentive (bonus)? Some say no. Some say yes. Which one is it?
HR has a big meeting in early January. Expect to hear about store closings and store management restructures around the 11th of the month.
Several in my area have attempted to move elsewhere in the company, yet despite being qualified, applications are being routinely denied. I’m talking about associates not even being offered the chance to interview. If it were only happening here and... read more
So, we are getting some advance money. This is not a bad thing in itself, but frankly, it feels more like a way to placate chronically underpaid workers instead of actually paying a proper living wage... read more
When the largest shareholder and family owner is dumping shares like the world is going to end, there might be a problem. /
Any information on big changes in February?
I've heard rumor that the return centers are going away. They are supposed to start sending all returned merchandise to the liquidators
When someone is laid off, if they qualify for unemployment, the employer actually pays part of that money (to the government, which then includes it in the check). If you're fired though some governments will deny the unemployment claim. In a similar... read more