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Plant-based Impossible Burger is heading to Walmart stores across US

Plant-based Impossible Burger is heading to Walmart stores across US

Plant-based food company Impossible Foods is heading to one of the biggest retailers in the US: Walmart. More than 2,000 Walmart stores located across all 50 states will sell the Impossible Burger, a plant-based ground alternative to traditional ground beef. This is the latest -- and one of the largest -- rollouts of this product, which has increasingly spread to new retailers over the past several months.

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Walmart is giving Black Friday shoppers Thanksgiving off this year

Walmart is giving Black Friday shoppers Thanksgiving off this year

Black Friday is a holiday that seems to become a bit more nebulous with each passing year. While Black Friday sales used to take place on the day after Thanksgiving, in recent years more and more retailers have taken to extending deals throughout the following weekend and even opening on Thanksgiving, much to the chagrin of employees and those who thought they should have the day off to celebrate with family.

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Walmart+ tipped to take on Amazon Prime later this month

Walmart+ tipped to take on Amazon Prime later this month

Amazon has practically won the e-commerce race and much of that isn't simply because of the convenience of online shopping. Its subscription-based Prime membership is a major factor in its success, providing exclusive perks that even go beyond the act of buying things. Amazon's biggest rival isn't taking the threat sitting down, of course, and Walmart may soon launch its own Walmart+ loyalty program within just a few weeks.

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Walmart’s movie plan will transform parking lots into drive-in theaters

Walmart’s movie plan will transform parking lots into drive-in theaters

Walmart just made a surprising announcement: it will turn some of its store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters, using its existing real estate to revive a largely defunct way to view movies. The drive-in theaters will start going live in early August, according to the company, but they won't be available at every Walmart destination. In case you're wondering: yes, there will be popcorn.

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Walmart tests cashierless grocery store with self-checkout tech

Walmart tests cashierless grocery store with self-checkout tech

Walmart is testing a new front store design in Arkansas, its home state, that doesn't feature any traditional cashiers. Rather than standing in line, putting items on a conveyor belt, and waiting for the cashier to scan and bag them, customers will be able to use self-checkout technology to ring up their own products. The test is intended to see whether this system can get customers through the process more quickly than traditional checkout systems.

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Walmart quietly reveals plan to shut down online shop Jet.com

Walmart quietly reveals plan to shut down online shop Jet.com

Only a few years after acquiring the company, Walmart has quietly announced plans to shut down the online retailer Jet.com. The revelation was nestled within Walmart's newly published quarterly financial results, with the company noting that it will 'discontinue' Jet due to the 'continued strength of the Walmart.com brand.' Walmart had paid $3 billion to acquire the company.

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Walmart Onn Pro tablets are back to challenge Amazon Fire again

Walmart Onn Pro tablets are back to challenge Amazon Fire again

Amazon has long been challenging and testing the limits of the retail industry but things got really personal when the e-commerce giant dared to step into the brick and mortar store business. Walmart, which some consider to be the king of that territory, has been trying to fend off Amazon's intrusions and its latest attempt is to fire another round of cheap tablets to try and beat Amazon at its own game, albeit with little success.

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Walmart takes on Amazon with new two-hour Express Delivery option

Walmart takes on Amazon with new two-hour Express Delivery option

Walmart has announced its launch of Express Delivery, a new shipping option that gets customers their goods within two hours. According to Walmart, it boosted its development and launch of this new option in light of the fact that many shoppers are now stuck at home and turning to online shopping options. Express Delivery will be offered in around 1,000 stores by early May with more to follow.

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Fandango buys Vudu from Walmart: Here’s what happens to your library

Fandango buys Vudu from Walmart: Here’s what happens to your library

After months of rumors about a potential acquisition, Walmart has announced that its Vudu digital video platform has been acquired by Fandango. The Vudu team published a brief statement about the matter on its blog, saying that Fandango will take over the platform and that there will be more details to announce in the future. At this time, though, Vudu has revealed what existing customers can expect under this acquisition.

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Toilet paper and Clorox Wipes disappear from stores: But why?

Toilet paper and Clorox Wipes disappear from stores: But why?

If you've been to your local department store in the United States in the last several days, you might've noticed some oddly bare-looking aisles. Upon closer inspection, you might've also noticed a sign like the one you'll see at the head of this article. The bad news is, if you're in desperate need of some toilet paper today, you might need to hit a few Target and/or Walmart stores before you find a pack.

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Walmart and Verizon to bring 5G in stores for health care services

Walmart and Verizon to bring 5G in stores for health care services

For all the benefits that 5G is promised to bring, many carriers try to avoid or downplay the disadvantages, particularly of the top mmWave spectrum. Those can only travel shorter distances and are easily blocked by walls. While those factors make it seem less ideal in wide-open spaces, they are almost perfect for use indoors. Walmart and Verizon are reportedly in discussions to take advantage of that in order to turn Walmart stores not just into community hubs but health care centers as well.

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Walmart’s own Amazon Prime competitor tipped with special perks

Walmart’s own Amazon Prime competitor tipped with special perks

Walmart is gearing up to take on Amazon in a very big way, a new report claims, and it may involve special perks that the Internet retailer is unable to offer. The report alleges that Walmart will soon start testing its own subscription service called 'Walmart+' that will include unlimited same-day fresh grocery delivery from the customer's local grocery store.

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