Walmart is making a major investment in store remodels across the U.S. in 2018. It plans to invest in new stores, revamps and upgrades at various stores nationwide. Some of the new features include increasing online grocery pickup, adding more pickup towers and introducing mobile payments. It also plans to expand curbside pickup to more stores, and invest in new technology to make shopping easier and more convenient for customers.
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Consumer trends have been shifting to the perimeter of the supermarket, as shoppers opt for more fresh and unprocessed foods. However, the center store is still important to customers, particularly the upcoming Gen Z generation, which is increasingly influencing grocery...read more
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