6.25.20 Walmart expands education benefit to include skilled trades; Vanguard’s super-cheap digital advisor

Walmart is offering its workers increased access to education benefits that go beyond just getting a college degree. Vanguard’s digital advisor service is making robo-advising even cheaper and more accessible for people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices … Read more…

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain … Read more…

5.25.20 Walmart Express offers 2-hour delivery; Home prices are actually rising right now

Walmart just launched Walmart Express which promises 2-hour delivery. Many people assumed that home prices would fall as a result of the pandemic and increased unemployment. But home prices have actually gone up. Clark explains. Learn more about your ad … Read more…

Moosejaw, Walmart, Launch Two ‘Inclusivity-Focused’ Outdoor Lines

THE GREAT OUTDOORS: “Inclusivity-focused” has assumed a new meaning for digital outdoor retailer Moosejaw. Moosejaw said it launched two lines in collaboration with Walmart Inc.: Lithic, a backpacking and hiking equipment brand, and Allforth, an outdoor apparel company. Interestingly, the … Read more…

Think Walmart Can’t Beat Amazon? Think Again: E-Commerce Extends Streak of Big Sales Gains

Walmart‘s strategy of blending stores and e-commerce to push back at Amazon.com is working. The world’s largest retailer wmt reported on Thursday that comparable sales at its namesake U.S. stores rose 3.4% in the third quarter, above Wall Street expectations … Read more…