Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada Names New President and CEO

Gonzalo Gebara, who has been with the company for over two decades, brings a wealth of experience and will replace Horacio Barbeito who recently moved on to Old Navy.

Walmart Canada Expanding Beauty Brand Offerings as it Gains Market Share [Interview]

The retail behemoth is growing its assortment of brands and products at a time when competitors are also going after consumers.

Sleep Country Canada Expands Walmart Partnership with 7 More Shop-in-Stores [Interview]

The partnership gives Sleep Country exposure to Walmart's massive foot traffic across the country as part of growth strategy.

Walmart Opens Supercentre at Edmonton’s Kingsway Mall, Shuts Location at Westmount Centre [Photos]

It's the first new store for Walmart in Alberta in over seven years, and is part of a huge investment by the retailer in Canada.

Walmart Fulfillment Services Launches in Canada for Marketplace Sellers [Interview]

The initiative offers end-to-end fulfillment services and customer support, including returns, for Walmart Marketplace sellers with two-day shipping and in-store pickup.

Walmart Canada Introduces AI Tech to Avoid Out-of-Stock in Stores [Interview]

Cameras scan shelves to determine what needs replenishing, creating efficiencies for the retailer which is continuing to invest in its Canadian operations.

Walmart Announces 1st-Ever Fulfillment Centre in Quebec with $100m Investment [Interview]

The retailer will launch a state-of-the-art facility as it continues to grow its presence in Eastern Canada.

Walmart Canada Pilots Reusable Bag Program with Potential National Rollout: Interview

Customers check-out clean reusable bags for a fee and return them by the end of the month as part of an elimination of plastic bags.

Walmart Recruits Canada-Based Sellers for Flagship US Online Marketplace [Interview]

Walmart says that it provides Canadian businesses the opportunity to get in front of more than 120 million US customers each month, providing opportunity for expansion.

Walmart Canada Launches First-of-its-Kind 60-Foot Multi-Temperature Refrigerated Trailer for Store Deliveries [Interview]

The trailer improves delivery efficiency within Walmart's supply chain with less CO2 emissions according to an exec.

Walmart Canada Launches ‘Blue Labs’ Innovation Incubator to Create Retail of Tomorrow [Interview]

A new innovation team will bring fresh perspectives to Walmart which is looking at the future of the consumer and what retail will become.

Walmart Launching 30-Minute Grocery Delivery in Greater Toronto Area

The retailer continues to innovate to grow marketshare with an Instacart partnership that will see much faster delivery in Canada's largest market with millions of customers.

Walmart Canada Launches State-of-the-Art in-Store Technology to Significantly Speed-Up Online Grocery: Interviews

Tighter inventory control means fewer substitutions for customers with automation enabling picking to be much faster.

Innovative Walmart Supercentre Opens at Hillside Centre in Victoria, Replacing Former Sears: Interviews/Photos

The two-level store features an attractive facade and tech enabled to serve the community via ecommerce as well as curbside and in-store.

Walmart Invests Further in Canadian Operations with Opening of State-of-the-Art West Coast Distribution Centre: Interview

The retailer continues to invest in Canada to grow market share in the highly competitive grocery space.

Walmart Announces State-of-the-Art Supercentre at Marché Central in Montreal: Interview

The new concept store will join one of Canada's top performing power centres and is part of the retailer's ongoing Canadian investment.

Walmart Canada CEO Horacio Barbeito Discusses Plans for Further Investments and Retail Dominance: Exclusive Interview

A shift in retail since Walmart entered Canada 27 years ago means it is making major investments to continue to grow market share.

Walmart Canada Announces Massive Fulfillment Centre Near Calgary as Part of Significant National Growth Initiative: Interview

The retailer is expanding its omni-channel network across the country as part of a $3.5 billion investment to grow market share in the face of competitors.

Walmart to Open Global Tech Hub in Toronto as it Strategizes the Future of Retail: Interviews

Toronto was chosen for its extensive tech talent as the retailer looks to grow market share in the face of mounting competition from all channels.

Walmart Canada Becomes 1st Major Canadian Retailer to Offer Carbon-Neutral Last-Mile Delivery: Interview

Laurent Duray, SVP of Ecommerce at Walmart Canada spoke to Retail Insider exclusively about the retailer's initiative to become more sustainable in its deliveries.

Walmart Unveils Impressive Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to its Supercentre Store at Dufferin Mall in Toronto [Photos]

New additions include a sushi bar, fresh bakery, ready-to-eat food, and other new offerings that consumers are already embracing since the renovation was completed.

Walmart Launches First-of-its-Kind State-of-the-Art Fulfillment Centre in Canada: Interview

The 40,000-square-foot space provides a modern method of order fulfillment that uses innovative technology to deliver goods to associates. It's part of a major investment by the retailer in Canada that will lead to more innovations.

Walmart Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags: Interviews

The retail behemoth says that it is making the decision for the environment, and more retailers are expected to follow.

Walmart Canada Bolsters Ecomm Operations with Digital Data Platform Acquisition

Walmart said the acquisition would allow the company to offer more personalization capability for its customers as the retailer continues to fight for market share.

Walmart Canada and the Future of Retail in a Post-Pandemic Canada

The virtual forum will be held on November 9th.
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