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December 23, 2018 5:09 PM Hand-held self-checkout emerges at Canadian retailers with middling results

He has noticed customers prefer hand-held self-checkout when buying a few items, but that letting a cashier ring up a purchase is more ideal when someone has a full cart or basket. “(Hand-held self-checkout) is not for everyone and it is not for every occasion,” he said. “I know some retailers have had checkout on the app and some customers liked it and some didn’t 24

November 23, 2018 5:12 PM Online shopping is surging, and not all websites can handle it

“Due to extremely high demand for our Black Friday deals Wednesday night, our site experienced some delays shortly after our event began online,” Walmart spokesman Danit Marquardt said in a statement. “Many customers were still able to check out smoothly, and we were able to quickly fix the issue.” According to Adobe Analytics, as of 10 a.m. Friday 17

September 29, 2018 10:37 PM Alberta Health Services says agreement reached with Walmart in Fort McMurray wildfire case

An email from Walmart Canada on Saturday says the company is not commenting while the matter is before the court. The huge fire that broke out May 1 forced more than 80,000 people to flee the city. Residents were not allowed to return to the damaged community until June. Some of the charges against Walmart include failing to dispose of food items, including 35

September 13, 2018 6:16 PM Walmart launches 1-hour grocery delivery in the GTA

MISSISSAUGA—Walmart Canada says it is starting to roll out one-hour grocery delivery today for customers in parts of the Greater Toronto Area. The discount grocer says it’s partnered with Instacart, a California-based company, to provide the service. Shoppers use the Instacart website or app to place their order, which is then picked out and delivered 33

August 18, 2018 1:49 AM Walmart eyes virtual reality shopping system, according to patent filings

Trekking through a crowded, cavernous Walmart supercentre isn’t much fun. But what if you could do it from the comfort of your own home through virtual reality? The world’s biggest retailer wants to find out, according to filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The company has applied for two patents that detail a “virtual show room” and fulfilment 27

July 19, 2018 6:06 PM EBay rattles investors already spooked by threat of Amazon

SEATTLE—EBay Inc. rattled investors by trimming its annual revenue forecast, signalling that the online marketplace is losing momentum as the critical holiday season approaches. Shares dropped 6.6 per cent in early trading Thursday, with investors also concerned about slow customer growth. The reduced revenue projection, on top of lacklustre sales for the second 34

June 28, 2018 6:38 PM Toys ‘R’ Us is closing its last U.S. stores

NEW YORK—Toys “R” Us is closing its last U.S. stores by Friday, the end of a chain known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores, brightly coloured logo and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot. But many of the children who happily sang the “I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us kid” jingle grew into busy parents who found shopping 30

June 9, 2018 9:22 PM Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

In a statement, the company said it was “voluntarily recalling the products out of an abundance of caution” and had stopped producing or distributing the affected products while the investigation is underway. “Because it is possible that products shipped between April 17 and June 7, 2018, could still be on store shelves, this recall extends to both retailers 33

May 19, 2018 3:02 AM Walmart Canada cuts Weston Foods as bread supplier, cites ‘commercial reasons’

Walmart Canada Corp. says it’s cutting Weston Foods as a bread supplier, but the retailer says the decision has nothing to do with the Competition Bureau’s investigation into price-fixing. In an email statement, a spokesperson for Walmart says the company is reducing its number of bread suppliers for commercial reasons. The decision comes months after 135

May 1, 2018 2:43 PM Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe caught singing We're in the Money after buying Asda chain

Chief executive saw his personal net worth increase by $870,000 with purchase deal The CEO of British supermarket chain Sainsbury's has apologized after being caught on camera singing We're in the Money after the takeover of Walmart's unit Asda. Mike Coupe was preparing for an ITV interview to discuss the $10 billion US deal when caught on microphone 61