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Ben Hasan

Ben Hasan, Walmart SVP & Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer set to speak June 13

We are excited to announce that Ben Hasan is set as our next WalStreet Speaker series presenter on June 13. Ben Hasan is senior vice president and chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer for Walmart Inc. He is responsible for the continued development of the evolution of the company’s culture, the development of behaviors that embrace diversity and inclusion at all levels of the company

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Walmart SVP of Merchandising Operations set to speak March 14 at Speaker Series

Greg Hall, Senior Vice President of Operations-Food will be our featured speaker at the March 14th WalStreet Speaker Series. Greg Hall is Senior Vice President, Merchandising Operations-Food. Prior to his current role, Greg was the SVP, General Merchandising Manager, Entertainment where he and his team were responsible for the merchandise assortment, strategy and in-store experience for Consumer

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Jeff and Ed

WalStreet Fireside Chat – On Time In Full OTIF

On Time In Full (OTIF) has been a hot topic of conversation in 2017. As we near the end of the year, Ed Oldham, (VP Flow) and Jeff Gruener, (SVP Merch Ops Centralized Solution/Execution) conversed with a group of about 100 learning more about Walmart’s OTIF initiative, where they’ve been, where they are now, and where they want to go in 2018. The two were the featured speakers at the Greater

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David Scogin

Walmart VP of Store Layout Set to Speak October 26

The next WalStreet Speaker Series is set for October 26 will feature David Scogin, VP Store Layout, Walmart US. David's topic: Does Omni-Channel and Hard Discounters Influence New Store Layout and Space? Join us at Sam's Club Home Office Auditorium, 7:00am - Registration.  Program - 7:30am.  Registration required. Click Here to register. David joined Wal-Mart in 1990 in the Tax Department.  In

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Kath McLay2

“Wal-Mart exec tells suppliers why OTIF was needed, says bar is high but necessary”

Wal-Mart said without great product availability on its shelves, its promise of delivering low prices is empty. That is why the retail giant recently upped the ante on supply chain excellence and revamped delivery requirements known as On-Time-In-Full (OTIF). Suppliers (full-truckload) who don’t comply with the new OTIF guidelines of 75% on-time and in-full deliveries are being fined 3% of the

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Kath McLay2

WalStreet Speaker Series set for August 30 – OTIF

Kathryn McLay, Senior Vice President, Logistics Walmart U.S. Flow, Walmart Stores, Inc will be for speaker for the August 30 WalStreet Speaker Series. The topic will be OTIF - On Time in Full and the event will be held at the Sam's Club Home Office Auditorium beginning at 7:00am. Kathryn McLay currently serves as Senior Vice President for Logistics Walmart U.S. Flow. She started with Walmart

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Walmart U.S. Ecommerce Executives Meet with Suppliers to Explain New Strategy

Two eCommerce executives met with suppliers on Thursday, March 30, at the Walstreet Speaker Series to share the retailer's strategy insights and how Walmart suppliers can help Walmart with its omnichannel initiatives. Steve Breen, Senior Vice President of Merchandising at and Scott Hilton, chief revenue officer for Walmart eCommerce U.S began by highlighting the continued

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WalStreet Speaker Series set for March 30th

Steve Breen, Senior Vice President of Merchandising Walmart, will kick off the 2017 WalStreet speaker series on March 30th. As Senior Vice President of Merchandising at, Steve Breen oversees Merchandising, Merchandise Planning, Pricing, & Item Setup for the online business of the world’s largest retailer. He took this position in April 2015. Steve joined Walmart in 2007 and in

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Wal-Mart asking customers for product reviews as part of effort to boost online sales

Wal-Mart is actively emailing customers who use its Savings Catcher application asking them to review certain items from their recent grocery receipt as part of an effort to boost its e-commerce business. When customers click on the email to rate a product, they are redirected to the site where they are asked to complete the item review process. Customers are asked to title the

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