Walmart Plans Estimated $71.8 Million in Arizona Store Improvements and Innovations in 2019

April 10, 2019 3:01 AM

Arizona customers gaining more convenience and shopping options across the state

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Building on its commitment to save customers time and money in new ways, Walmart expects to spend an estimated $71.8 million this year in Arizona through the remodeling of 14 stores, as well as the launch and continued expansion of several customer-focused innovations.

“We want to provide a great shopping experience by investing in our stores and introducing new services that save time and money,” said Todd Peterson, Walmart regional general manager for Arizona. “This investment demonstrates our commitment to our customers, our confidence in our associates and the importance of the state of Arizona to our business.”

2019 Walmart Remodels in Arizona

Walmart plans to remodel stores in the following locations:


2019 Walmart Innovations in Arizona

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 Arizona.

(1) Grocery Pickup

(2) Grocery Delivery

(3) Walmart Pickup Towers

(4) FAST Unloader

(5) Autonomous Floor Scrubber

Background and Context

About Walmart in Arizona

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. InArizonawe serve customers at127retail units and online through Walmart.comand ourfamily of brands. We are proud to employ33,767associates inArizona. Walmart supports local businesses, spending$1.6 billion withArizonasuppliers in FYE18and supporting33,767 Arizonasupplier jobs. Walmart continues to be a leader in employment opportunity, sustainability, and corporate philanthropy. In FY18, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation contributed more than$25.6 million in cash and in-kind donations to local nonprofits inArizonaand ourArizonaassociates volunteered more than15,494hours with local causes. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting ourcorporate websiteand ourInstagram,FacebookandTwitterchannels.

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Leslie Sonnenklar

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Source: Walmart Inc.


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