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Walmart is Leading in Associate Health Benefits.

Walmart is Leading in Associate Health Benefits.

It’s no secret healthcare costs are going up. Employer spending on health care services rose by 44% per enrollee from 2007 to 2016, reaching nearly $700 billion annually in 2017. Meanwhile, employers still want to offer the best possible coverage in an effort to attract top talent. So what’s the solution? One answer can be found in the new Harvard […]

Walmart takes on machine learning start-up

Walmart takes on machine learning start-up

Walmart buys Israel-based start-up Aspectiva. The young company develops machine learning techniques and processing functions using machine learning. How brands manage to be present beyond website and app (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) for natural language – areas where there is still room for improvement in terms of the shopping experience. Aspectiva has already been […]

Fridman (LetterOne) believes that Dia should open thousands of stores in Brazil

Fridman (LetterOne) believes that Dia should open thousands of stores in Brazil

LetterOne is gaining ground. The investment vehicle of Russian tycoon Mikhail Fridman received on Monday the ‘yes’ of the Brazilian competition authorities to his takeover on Dia. Green traffic light in a country “very relevant” for the company. So much so that, in the eyes of the fund, Dia should open “thousands of stores” in […]

Walmart threatened to strike

Walmart threatened to strike

Workers of Walmart de México, with the support of the Revolutionary Confederation of Workers and Peasants (CROC), called on the retail chain to strike for March 5. Through social networks, workers of the company, specifically the Walmart stores, Sams Club and Bodega Aurrera, say they started a movement to claim their rights. “We have started […]

8.1% increase in Walmart revenues during 2018

8.1% increase in Walmart revenues during 2018

Walmart revenues in Mexico grew 8.1 percent during 2018, totaling 503 thousand 692 million pesos while gross profit rose 8.6 percent to 114 thousand 235 million pesos, informed Guiherme Loureiro and Olga González, president and financial director of the company in Mexico and Central America. With these figures, Walmart accumulated 4 consecutive years growth above […]

Toddler boots from Target are under recall

Toddler boots from Target are under recall

The giant chain Target has issued a recall includes the Toddler boots due to some health hazard that the product may cause. The recall involves Cat and Jack Chiara toddlers unicorn boots in sizes 5 to 13 and size 1. The boots are white with silver shimmer featuring a unicorn’s horn. The boots were sold […]

Walmart reports 4.4% more sales on the January slope

Walmart reports 4.4% more sales on the January slope

The comparable sales of retail giant Walmart de Mexico (Walmex) registered 4.4% year-on-year growth in January, the company said.The same or comparable sales correspond to those units with more than one year in operation. Walmex explained that the number of transactions in its stores grew 0.1%, while the average purchase amount per customer rose 4.3%. […]

Puerto Rico, Walmart delivers donations to the Food Bank

Puerto Rico, Walmart delivers donations to the Food Bank

Walmart Puerto Rico reported that it made a donation of 36 food vans and basic necessities valued at $ 1.5 million to the Food Bank, which will be distributed among different entities. The items included have begun to be delivered to centers for the elderly, children and mental health; non-profit entities that serve people with […]

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