Walmart Canada to utilize Food-X warehouse and delivery platform for online grocery shopping deliveries for Vancouver-area in summer 2018

Food-X, a subsidiary of Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD), helps reduce waste and lower carbon footprint of growing home grocery delivery market VANCOUVER, 2018-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada and Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery (SPUD) announced today (February 21, 2018) an agreement to offer SPUD’s food delivery platform, Food-X Urban Delivery Inc. (Food-X), to […]

Walmart Canada to stop providing free plastic bags with the aim to ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today ( January 25, 2016) announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to […]

Walmart Canada announces the appointment of Lee Tappenden as President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Canada

Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced the appointment of Lee Tappenden, Chief Operations Officer, Walmart Canada to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart Canada, effective August 15. Tappenden joined Walmart in 1996 and has held a number of global leadership roles with the company, including Chief Merchandising […]

Walmart Canada to introduce five-cent plastic bag fee on all single-use plastic bags

Five-cent plastic bag fee to discourage single use bags and eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill to be implemented at Walmart stores in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Québec during the month of May Mississauga, ON, 2016-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced the expansion of its plastic bag-reduction initiative, which includes the […]

Walmart Canada promotes the use of reusable bags with the aim to reduce plastic waste

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to customers in an effort […]

Walmart Canada to open 15 supercentres in January 2016

Three supercentres to open today, 12 more on January 28 Grand opening of 300th supercentre on January 21; 400th Walmart store to open on January 28 The 15 supercentre projects represent an investment of more than $100 million and have generated approximately 700 new store jobs and 1450 construction and trade jobs Mississauga, ON, 2016-Jan-26 […]

Walmart Canada supports Canadian families in need with 1.2 million contribution to Breakfast Club of Canada and Food Banks Canada

Addressing a significant need: One in ten Canadians don’t know where their next meal is coming from MISSISSAUGA, ON., 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today announced a 1.2 million dollar contribution to Breakfast Club of Canada and Food Banks Canada to support Canadian families in need. According to the 2015 Report Card on Child […]

Walmart Canada’s Grab & Go Locker network expands in six GTA 7-Eleven stores

Mississauga, ON, 2015-10-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada and 7-Eleven Canada Inc. today announced the expansion of Walmart Canada’s  Grab & Go Locker network in six GTA 7-Eleven stores. The announcement marks the first time in Canada two retailers are teaming up to offer a Grab & Go Locker service.  The service offers customers using […]

Walmart Canada stores to raise money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities across the country

Sets $2.6 million goal for this year’s campaign Ottawa, ON, 2015-10-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — From October 1 to 23, 2015, all 395 Walmart Canada stores will be supporting families in need by raising money for Canadian Red Cross in support of its disaster relief and emergency preparedness activities across the country. Beginning on Thursday, October 1, […]

Walmart Canada and Children’s Miracle Network announce the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Champions

Walmart fundraising for Children’s Miracle Network hits total of $100 million Toronto, ON, 2015-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada and Children’s Miracle Network this morning proudly announced the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Champions.  These extraordinary children will work with their local hospital foundations to help raise awareness about the battles so many Canadian children are waging […]