Walmart Plans Estimated $96 Million in Indiana Store Improvements and Innovations in 2019

April 10, 2019 1:01 AM

Hoosier customers gaining more convenience and shopping options across the state

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on its commitment to save customers time and money in new ways, Walmart expects to spend an estimated $96,127,500 million this year in Indiana through the remodeling of 19 stores, as well as the launch and continued expansion of several customer-focused innovations.

“Hoosier customers have taken quickly to Online Grocery Pickup and to our Walmart Pickup Towers as these developments have begun to roll out across the state,” said regional vice president of operationsRodney Walker. “Walmart is committed to convenience, and we look forward to expanding these technologies and more in 2019.”

2019 Walmart Remodels in Indiana:

Walmart plans to remodel stores in the following locations:


2019 Walmart Innovations in Indiana

Walmart will continue to innovate to help customers save time and money by creating a seamless shopping experience that gives them the options to shop when, where and how they want. The following are examples of the customer-focused innovations that will be expanded this year in Indiana.

1. Grocery Pickup

2. Grocery Delivery

3. Walmart Pickup Towers

4. FAST Unloader

5. Autonomous Floor Scrubber

Background and Context

About Walmart in Indiana

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online and through their mobile devices. InIndiana,we serve customers at128 retail units and online through Walmart Online Grocery, and our family of brands. We are proud to employ40,385associates inIndiana. Walmart supports local businesses, spending$1.5 billionwithIndianasuppliers in FYE19and supporting47,048 Hoosier supplier jobs. Walmart continues to be a leader in employment opportunity, sustainability, and corporate philanthropy. In FY19, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation contributed more than$34,005,150in cash and in-kind donations to local nonprofits inIndianaand ourHoosier associates volunteered more than25,000hours with local causes. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting our corporate website and our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter channels.

(*Editor’s Note: Photos above, and video, are available for download here.)

Lauren Schregardus


Source: Walmart Inc.


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