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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 Walmart.com, 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 Walmart.com site where they are asked to complete the item review process. Customers are asked to title the

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Jane Ewing, Sr. Vice President of Digital Acceleration at Walmart set for the November 30th WalStreet Speaker Series

Jane Ewing, Sr. Vice President or Digital Acceleration will be our guest speaker on November 30th for the next WalStreet Speaker Series.  WalStreet Members register here or contact Dawn Stewart for more information or sponsorship opportunities. Jane joined Walmart in 2012 as a Senior Vice President for the International Division.  In 2013, she became Senior Vice President, Divisional Merchandise

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John Furner, Executive Vice President Merchandising for Sam’s Club will be our speaker at the next WalStreet Series on October 12

John Furner currently serves as the Executive Vice President for Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with more than 600 locations nationwide.  In this position John oversees all of Merchandising for Sam’s Club including, Global Sourcing, Packaging and Private Brands. Most recently John served as Chief Merchandising and Chief Marketing officer of Walmart China, where he was over

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WalStreet Speaker Recap – Walmart CMO Tony Rogers

"Ten years ago, Walmart embarked on a mission to establish an emotional connection with its customers. It struck gold in the form of an archived video from 1992 capturing founder Sam Walton’s comments after receiving the medal of freedom from George H.W. Bush. "If we work together, we’ll lower the cost of living for everyone. We’ll give the world an opportunity to see what it’s like to save and

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Walmart Chief Marketing Officer Tony Rogers to speak July 12

Tony Rogers, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Walmart U.S.  will be our speaker at the next WalStreet Series on July 12. A 10-year veteran of Walmart, Tony Rogers currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Walmart U.S.  Tony has responsibility for Walmart marketing efforts including customer research, strategy, program development, branding and customer

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Walmart’s Investment in the Long Game – WalStreet Speaker Series – Charles Redfield

Retail's food frenzy is in full swing. Dollar stores, hard discounters, mass merchants, convenience and drug retailers are all expanding their edible offerings as never before and for good reason. Despite paltry margins, food drives traffic and, when done right, gets shoppers meandering into other more profitable areas of the store. The rub is that the grocery business is notoriously complex and

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Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division – WalStreet Series Speaker on March 15th

Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division will be our featured speaker for the March 15th WalStreet Series. Charles Redfield, Executive Vice President, Walmart US, Food Division, currently serves as Executive Vice President of Walmart U.S. food division, responsible for all overall strategy, assortment, private brands and sourcing for food categories. Charles

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Matt Kistler – WalStreet Speaker Series

A large part of Matt Kistler’s job is to know as much about the immense diversity among consumers. For example, Millennials are likely to blame – or credit – for reducing a shoppers’ attention span from 12 seconds in 2000 to eight seconds in 2015. Read the entire article from Talk Business & Politics.

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