Walmart World Archive

  • Food for the SoulFebruary 03, 2014

    Nearly three years ago, Sue Montgomery of Store 5497 in Evans Mills, N.Y., and her husband took over a struggling food pantry in her community. “Before that, I didn’t even know the place existed,”…

  • Driven to HelpFebruary 03, 2014

    Walmart driver Toby Vigil of Transportation Office 6819 in Loveland, Colo., was headed to stores in Rapid City, S.D., when he saw an SUV flip end over end into oncoming traffic. As soon as it landed,…

  • Milestones: February 2014February 03, 2014

    Decades of Service40 YearsRita SeesengoodStore 19, Poplar Bluff, Mo. Started: Feb. 23, 1974Number of stores where she's worked: 1 Positions held: 7 Rita Seesengood feels proud when she’s able to…

  • I Heart MovingFebruary 03, 2014

    Heart disease doesn’t keep Vickie Adkins of Store 1718 in Findlay, Ohio, from an active—and inspiring—life.“I keep moving. That’s my whole thing. Yes, I keep moving for my heart, but I really…

  • Real Opportunity. Real Walmart.February 03, 2014

    Inspired by Fasika Ketema, Store 5941, Washington, D.C. Real Opportunity,  Everyday PossibilitiesI see these words on posters every day when I walk into my office in the morning, and they can…

  • Meet Doug McMillon, Walmart’s New CEOFebruary 03, 2014

    Rob Walton’s announcement naming Doug McMillon as Walmart’s new CEO was barely out of the gate when the emails began pouring in. As one of the best examples of how career opportunity is a key part of…

  • Words of WisdomFebruary 03, 2014

    Departing CEO Mike Duke answers seven important questions.This month, Mike Duke is stepping down after spending five years as the CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Walmart World had the chance to speak to…

  • Lookin’ GoodFebruary 03, 2014

    Our health and beauty (HBA) associates know that presentation and quality customer service are priorities for our customers. That’s why Patti Claypoole of Store 1885 in Butler, Pa., makes sure…

  • The Perfect FitFebruary 03, 2014

    The smaller format of our Neighborhood Markets gives associates a chance to shine in different roles. What makes a Neighborhood Market different from a larger store? Some things are obvious: It’s…

  • Milestones: January 2014January 10, 2014

    Decades of Service40 YearsFranklin WalkerDC 6094 / Bentonville, Ark.Started: Jan. 3, 1974Stores/facilities worked in: 5Positions held: 4Franklin lives the life of a cattle farmer when…