Driver Of Deadly Immigrant Smuggling Run Pleads Guilty The driver of a semitrailer packed with at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, pleaded guilty Monday to making the deadly smuggling run.
Walmart Looking Ahead To Digital FutureWalmart is all about online right now, anticipating that digital sales over next year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores.
35-Second Returns? Walmart Speeds Up Online ReturnsWalmart is making new moves to speed up the return process for online purchases.
Walmart Has Eye On Premium Diaper MarketWalmart has its eye on the premium diaper market, as more people are getting automatic shipments from online sellers and the company that owns Babies R Us has filed for bankruptcy.
Walmart Wants To Stock Your Fridge When You're Not HomeWalmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge. "This may not be for everyone," said Walmart's head of e-commerce strategy.
Walmart Offering Extra Holiday Hours To Current WorkersWalmart won't be doing large-scale holiday hiring at its stores this year. Instead, like last year, it will offer extra hours to its current workers. So far, retailers have detailed mixed hiring plans for the holidays.
Grocery Shoppers Want Low Prices & One-Stop ShoppingGrocery stores are competing fiercely to attract shoppers. Traditional supermarket chain Kroger stressed earlier this year that it does not plan to "lose on price." Target is spending billions to remodel its stores.
Now At Whole Foods: Cheaper Milk, 'Farm Fresh' Amazon EchoAmazon kicked off its first day as the owner of Whole Foods by slashing prices, adding its logo on signs and setting up a stand of "farm fresh" Amazon Echo voice-assistant devices by store entrances.
Walmart & Google Team For Voice-Activated ShoppingWalmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. The world's largest retailer said Wednesday that it's working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in September.
Walmart Expands Grocery Service With Uber To DallasWalmart is expanding its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing service Uber to two more markets — Dallas and Orlando, Florida.
Walmart Tests App That Lets Shoppers Skip CheckoutWalmart is expanding use of a newly redesigned app that lets shoppers skip the checkout lines and pay for items themselves with a smartphone. The test is making its way to some stores in the Dallas area.
Death Toll Reaches 10 In Texas Immigrant-Smuggling CaseThe death toll climbed to 10 in the case of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants, federal authorities said Monday as a suspect in the smuggling case awaited a court appearance.