Walmart will invest in store upgrades in over 20 states across the U.S. in 2019. In addition to remodels, it plans to expand its free grocery pickup option and delivery options, as well as add online order pickup towers, its FAST product unloading system and autonomous floor scrubbers.
“We want to provide a great shopping experience by investing in our stores and introducing new services that save time and money,” said the Walmart regional general manager for Arizona. “This investment demonstrates our commitment to our customers [and] our confidence in our associates,” reported AZFamily.com (April 10).
Store investments across the country include:
There have been about 30 acquisitions of restaurants or restaurant delivery/tech companies so far in 2019, in-line with the same time in 2018, according to Food Institute data, and the numbers appear to be going up.read more
Jennette has been with The Food Institute since 2013. As Marketing Director, she is responsible for promoting all Food Institute books, seminars and webinars, as well as writing and editing the Food Institute’s annual publications. Additionally, she writes for and edits the daily news update, Today in Food, and contributes to the weekly Food Institute Report. She has a background in non-profit and environmental marketing, programming and writing, and graduated from Rowan University in 2012 with a degree in Communication Studies.
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