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A slow-motion shot reveals three cameras, mounted to the top of a box truck just over the front windshield. The shot pans around the cameras, then zooms out to show the full truck sitting in the sun in front of a Walmart store. Next, we see a drone taking off from the front of a Walmart store and rising up into the air in front a control tower that reads “Drone Up.” In the next shot, an idyllic water tower that reads “Bentonville” fades in and out of frame. It's followed by a young woman typing on a touch screen in front of an apparent piece of technology. The next shot reveals it to be an automated, robotic arm, which is sorting ambient grocery items into blue Walmart-branded receptacles and even moving through aisles unaided. The video loops.

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Jan 19, 2023
Automation of FC and DC

Our associates talk about the in-house technologies Walmart uses for cutting-edge automation at Walmart's fulfillment centers (FC) and distribution centers (DC)

Jan 11, 2023
How is Walmart amplifying shop tech for its customers

Here is how Walmart Global Tech in India is winning Walmart customers' hearts across the globe with tech advancements powering the supply chain.

Jan 11, 2023
Five Ways to Foster a Culture of Innovation for Your Tech Workforce

As a forward-thinking organization, Walmart Global Tech in India invests in some time-tested ways to foster a creative culture.

Jan 6, 2023
How Walmart Global Tech is Helping to Shape the Future of Retail Media

Here’s how WGT is leveraging frontier technology to make it easier for sellers to advertise and grow with Walmart Connect

Jan 3, 2023
Adventures of Tim and Vinod Episode 1

In Episode 1 of the Adventures of Tim and Vinod, they share how their teams deliver omni solutions for our members. Also, between the two of them, they shoot a combined 54-over par.

Jan 3, 2023
Disrupting the Supply Chain Game – The Walmart Way

How did Walmart Global Tech in India pivot to the evolving supply chain needs during the pandemic? Let's find out.

Jan 3, 2023
Adventures of Tim and Vinod Episode 2

In Episode 2 of the Adventures of Tim and Vinod, they take on holiday shopping at Sam’s Club.

Jan 3, 2023
Technology On The Move Episode 2

The video offers an overview of our international markets and how we innovate for them. Hear our leaders share insights on building global technologies, tailored services and offerings to suit the needs of our customers across the globe.

Jan 3, 2023
Technology On The Move Episode 1

Sam’s Club is trailblazing the disruptive innovation for Walmart. In this video our leaders expound on the best practices, latest tech and a member-first approch that we adop

Jan 2, 2023
Voice Commerce in E-tail

Analyzes the trends in Conversational Commerce and how Walmart pioneers this space through the use of AI-integrated tech.

Jan 2, 2023
Blockchain in the food supply chain - What does the future look like?

Delve into how Walmart addressed issues related to its food supply chain with tech solutions rooted in Blockchain technology.

Dec 22, 2022
Why Do We Need More Women in Tech

Technology has proven to be a powerful equalizer for many women today, offering rewarding careers and providing them with intellectual and financial autonomy. At Walmart, we invent in grooming Women in Tech to emerge as leaders and foster a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Dec 22, 2022
Marketplace: What Makes it the Holy Grail of E-tail

With an Every Day Low Price and Every Day Low Cost as the bedrock, Walmart’s Marketplace drives cost optimization for the sellers so that they can translate the savings to low prices for Walmart customers.

Dec 22, 2022
Marketplace: What Makes it the Holy Grail of E-tail

Marketplace: What Makes it the Holy Grail of E-tail

Dec 22, 2022
Technology On The Move

Technology On The Move

Dec 2, 2022
How AI powers Sam’s Club’s holiday product assortment

When a member of one of the 600 Sam’s Clubs across the U.S. wants a fresh pumpkin pie to serve this holiday season, Vinod Bidarkoppa, SVP and chief technology officer at Sam’s Club, wants to make sure it’s on the shelf and ready to go.

Sep 29, 2022
Meet 15 retail power players revolutionizing the in-store shopping experience

As shoppers return to stores, Insider is highlighting innovators seeking to give them a reason to get out of the house and aiming to make the in-person experience as effortless as e-commerce. Insider's retail team selected them based on nominations and our reporting on the retail industry.

Sep 20, 2022
Sam's Club CTO Talks Infrastructure Modernization, AI

While Sam’s Club at first glance may seem like a typical warehouse retail membership club, look beyond the pallets of packaged food and tabletops stacked with designer clothing, and you’ll see an operation committed to using technology to improve the experience of customers – or members, as they are called – and its own operations.

Sep 14, 2022
Walmart’s new virtual try-on technology lets customers be their own model

Over the past six months, we’ve launched five new augmented reality (AR) shopping experiences across apparel, home and optical. Today, we’re launching our most transformative one to date: Be Your Own Model, our newest virtual try-on experience, which we brought to market in less than a year.

Sep 14, 2022
Walmart rolls out a new AR feature to let you try on clothing virtually

The retailer, which already let customers see clothing on a variety of models, will now show lifelike images of apparel on a specialized selfie.

Sep 8, 2022
Walmart Luminate expands customer perception, adds qualitative research

I’m incredibly proud to announce the launch of qualitative research in Walmart Luminate, as a part of our Customer Perception product. Now, charter members of Walmart Luminate can see the “why” behind the buy, through self-recorded video clips from our Customer Spark Community. This unlocks candid answers from real customers to strengthen product strategies and sharpen concepts, including sentiment analysis; concept testing; product feedback; rebranding; and store experience, to name a few.

Sep 8, 2022
Walmart opens customer data to supply chain partners

Select Walmart suppliers now have access to customer commentary.

Aug 25, 2022
A buy online pickup in-store or curbside (BOPIS) experience your customers want

Meet Store Assist - Walmart Commerce Technologies’ tech product offered to other businesses.

Aug 23, 2022
Walmart Launches Rewards, Giving Shoppers More Deals While Brands Get More Data

Walmart Rewards fueled by Ibotta should sweeten pot for advertisers like P&G by collecting more data.

Aug 17, 2022
Walmart touts faster inventory management thanks to AR

An AR technology called VizPick is letting the company accelerate inventory management in 4,500 U.S stores.

Aug 11, 2022
My journey from pentest to red team to blue team

Hear from Carrie Roberts about her cybersecurity career journey.

Jul 29, 2022
Exclusive Q&A: Walmart combines human, AI insight for Spanish search

Walmart is utilizing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) capability and employee expertise to streamline digital product discovery for Spanish-speaking customers.

Jul 15, 2022
Cybersecurity talent pipeline

The talent pipeline and career development in cybersecurity is a complex issue that is vital to the future of our digital world. Jerry Giesler, CISO, leds his voice to the conversation.

Jul 7, 2022
How Walmart abstracts its hybrid cloud for developers

The retail giant has rolled out a hybrid cloud platform that it hopes will simplify how software developers consume infrastructure and best-of-breed cloud services.

Jun 29, 2022
Walmart is acquiring Memomi, an AR startup powering virtual try-on for eyewear

Walmart is expanding its array of virtual try-on services for shoppers with today’s news that it’s planning to acquire Memomi, an AR optical tech company and current Walmart partner offering a virtual try-on experience for eyewear. Deal terms were not disclosed, but Memomi has enabled digital measurements for all Walmart and Sam’s Club customers since 2019, the retailer said.

Jun 23, 2022
New features put AR shopping experiences right in customers' pockets – at home and in stores

We believe the closest store to our customers is in their pocket, and we are focused on making that always-on experience as easy, engaging and personalized as possible. Today, we announced two brand-new augmented reality (AR) features on the Walmart app designed to making shopping easier.

Jun 23, 2022
Blazing a Trail in Cloud Computing: How Walmart built one of the largest hybrid clouds in existence

Walmart Cloud Platform

Jun 23, 2022
Suresh Kumar, Walmart: Technology In Retail Is An Important Part Of Success

At Collision Toronto 2022, Walmart Global CTO Suresh Kumar spoke about how technology is helping the company deliver on its brand promise. Technology has always been a big part of Walmart’s success. From its early days as a small discount retailer in Arkansas to its current state as a global retail giant, Walmart has always used technology in shopping to improve its operations and provide a better shopping experience for its customers.

Jun 16, 2022
Retail reimagined: shaping the future of shopping

Organizations, across industries ranging from healthcare to banking, are in a period of transformation. In a world where increased efficiencies and enhanced experiences go hand in hand, investing in the modernization of technology is crucial to meeting present-day and future demands. Hear a panel of experts discuss how retailers are rising to meet the challenge of new customer expectations, pioneering new business models and turning the new reality to their advantage through automation and digitalization.

Jun 14, 2022
Looking for a Software Developer Job? Try the Local Grocery Store.

From ensuring all customers get the same experience to optimizing shelf space, engineers impact all areas of the grocery business.

Jun 9, 2022
AI is embedded everywhere at Walmart

At Walmart, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are everywhere. You won’t see it as you walk down the aisles of a Walmart store. You won’t feel it when you pick up a Walmart package from your stoop. And you won’t notice it when you search Walmart’s website for everything from paper towels to toys. But today, AI and ML is embedded throughout the Walmart organization – from supply chain management and shopping to search.

Jun 2, 2022
Walmart Control Services powers next-gen fulfillment centers

The technology powering next-gen fulfillment centers.

May 25, 2022
SocGholish campaigns and initial access kit

Most public reporting on SocGholish revolves around the usage of fake software updates either through drive-by downloads or through links in email spam. However as we will demonstrate in this report they have the ability to do specific campaigns throughout the year.

May 20, 2022
The Tech Transformation Imperative in Retail

Organizations face an urgent need to overhaul their tech architecture and operating model to keep pace with the changing landscape. Five concrete actions can accelerate the transformation journey.

May 5, 2022
Walmart, global giants enhance Toronto’s status as tech hub

Walmart’s recent announcement it will create a new global tech hub in Toronto is another indicator of both retail’s increasing reliance on technology and the Greater Toronto Area’s growing importance in the sector.

Apr 15, 2022
Walmart Path Forward

A conversation with Monika, a member of Walmart's Merchandising Data Science Group.

Apr 6, 2022
Turning milkshake servers into college grads

Why Top Companies pay billions so employees can earn degrees

Mar 28, 2022
What Walmart’s tech investments mean for workers and shoppers

Its expansion could bring more convenience to employees and customers but also more use of people’s data.

Mar 23, 2022
Walmart to Hire 5K as Tech Job Market Stays Tight

Walmart Global Tech, the technology organization within the retail giant, says it will hire 5,000 tech pros in cybersecurity, software engineering, data science, and other specialities in 2022 after growing its numbers by 26% last year.

Mar 21, 2022
How Walmart can beat Amazon

Walmart’s tech presence should not be ignored: It’s only going to get bigger.

Mar 20, 2022
Sam’s Cash™ is here and you’re gonna love it!

New rewards program introduced for Sam’s Club members.

Mar 16, 2022
Deliver great customer experiences with omnichannel fulfillment

Omnichannel fulfillment is critical for retailers as they look to leverage their local store footprint to lower their fulfillment costs and manage supply chain challenges while also unlocking experiences like store pickup, last-mile delivery, and returns.

Mar 10, 2022
IIT-Madras and Walmart Global Tech to work on research, skilling of students

The association is expected to help further empower the teams, collaborate on digital innovation and strengthen the education ecosystem in the country, says Walmart’s global chief technology officer.

Mar 8, 2022
There’s even more to love about Scan & Go™ shopping

Now offering more member convenience and accessibility with EBT

Mar 2, 2022
Using technology to address customer pain points when shopping for fashion online

Today, we’re launching a Beta version of the Zeekit technology, starting with the Choose My Model feature. Through this, customers will be able to select from among 50 different models to find one who best reflects their own skin tone, height and body shape to get a better sense of how a clothing item will look on them.

Mar 2, 2022
Walmart launches AI-powered virtual clothing try-on technology for online shoppers

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Mar 2, 2022
Walmart sees stores as linchpin of last-mile strategy

Automated ‘market fulfillment centers’ extend omnichannel reach

Mar 1, 2022
Walmart Steps Up Automated Store Distribution

As it dives deeper into store fulfillment, retailer is redesigning tech to support new supply chain model

Feb 28, 2022
Working as fulfillment centers, Walmart stores are the star of the last mile

Walmart’s Last Mile Delivery Strategy

Feb 20, 2022
How Walmart’s Indian IT team used AI to predict customer preferences

Walmart Global Tech India developed applications to improve customer satisfaction and employee efficiency during the pandemic.

Feb 1, 2022
Sugar Ransomware, a new RaaS

Our security researchers share insights into a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that appears to primarily focus on individual computers.

Feb 1, 2022
FDA Official Says New Rule Could Boost Blockchain-Based Food Tracking

The proposed rule could spur adoption of a farm-to-fork food traceability program used by companies including Walmart and Nestlé.

Jan 27, 2022
Sam’s Club begins national deployment of automated inventory analytics robots

National, chain-wide roll out of Inventory Scan that will be added to fleet of robotic scrubbers in partnership with Brain Corp and Tennant Company.

Jan 24, 2022
How Walmart builds conversational shopping to create innovative customer experiences

Transforming the future of retail and commerce takes bold vision, shared mission, dedication to purpose and strong collaboration. That is exactly how Walmart’s Store No8 and Global Tech teams worked together to incubate, design and build new voice and text shopping experiences that will enhance how customers interact with Walmart.

Jan 20, 2022
Rob Duhart, Deputy CISO, reflects on joining Walmart

We as technologists and leaders are often motivated by opportunities to transform, to change the world for the better, and to work with some of the best colleagues in the world.

Nov 20, 2021
Blockchain Platform: Building a Managed Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS)

Walmart Global Tech Blockchain Technology

Nov 18, 2021
OpenInfra Foundation Million Core Club

Open Infrastructure Foundation

Oct 14, 2021
The Future is Conversational: How Voice and Text are Transforming Shopping

Walmart is here to make the shopping process simple and convenient. An innovative customer experience is exactly what we build every day. And while Walmart has offered voice shopping for years, text shopping is just getting warmed up.

Oct 11, 2021
Linux Foundation to Integrate L3AF, Walmart's Production-Grade Project to Support eBPF programs

Linux Foundation

Oct 4, 2021
Walmart InfoSec guiding principles

The impact of sound, resilient and repeatable information security practices are critical to day-to-day business operations and to ensure the security of the Walmart digital ecosystem through seamless integrated trust. Jerry Geisler, CISO, shares InfoSec’s guiding principles.

Sep 30, 2021
Uniform customer experience will ensure retailers thrive in the new world order

Customer buying behaviour is going through a tectonic shift.

Aug 24, 2021
Delivering Our Supply Chain Technology Vision from 30,000 ft to the Last Mile

Walmart Go Local

Jul 31, 2021
Sam’s Club announces Scan & Ship

New tech feature gives members shopping in-club access to direct-to-home shipping.

Jul 28, 2021
Walmart to offer technologies and capabilities to help other businesses

Walmart will offer several of its own technologies and capabilities to other businesses and brands seeking to better serve customers as they increasingly shop across digital and physical storefronts.

Jul 28, 2021
Walmart To Sell Technology To Help Other Retailers Power Digital Transformations

Walmart announces their plans to commercialize some of their tech solutions to other businesses.

Jul 25, 2021
Ten years of omni fulfillment with buy online pickup in store

Walmart celebrated ten years of enabling buy online and pick up in store (BOPIS) capabilities for our customers.

Jul 22, 2021
What sprouted in the Garden Center has flourished across Walmart

How a solution to bring the checkout experience to the outdoor Garden Center laid the foundation for global solutions today like curbside checkout, Scan & Go and self-checkout in the U.S., Canada, Japan, U.K. and more.

Jun 24, 2021
How Walmart is using A.I. to make smarter substitutions in online grocery orders

Smart substitutions

Jun 24, 2021
Walmart’s AI is getting smarter about grocery delivery

It’s no surprise that the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we shop, especially when it comes to groceries.

Jun 3, 2021
Our new augmented reality feature for associates has made inventory that plays “hide & seek” a thing of the past

Vizpick Technology

May 13, 2021
Walmart acquires virtual clothing try-on startup Zeekit

Retail giant Walmart announced this morning it’s acquiring the Tel Aviv-based startup Zeekit, which allows consumers to virtually “try on” clothing when shopping online. The company leverages a combination of real-time image processing, computer vision, deep learning and other AI technology to show shoppers how they would look in an item by way of a simulation that takes into account body dimensions, fit, size and even the fabric of the garment itself.

Nov 12, 2020
Technology and supply chain working together for customers

Pop-up Ecommerce Distribution Centers – Preparing us for our holiday event

Sep 17, 2020
Sam’s Club announces Scan & Go available at fuel stations

New mobile pay-at-the-pump solution.

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