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    1. By bringing the GAAT team into the George, Asda and wider Walmart family, it enables us to underpin our quality, value and style credentials, extending our sourcing capabilities to satisfy supply demands from Walmart stores across the world.
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    2. Walmart has unrivalled scale and buying power; there is no organisation on Earth that can compete. Walmart will win this battle over time.
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    3. The offer from Walmart was very compelling, especially as batteries in South Africa are priced at a premium thanks to many factors such as pilferage.
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    2. Supplier Development Fund helps small farmers

      Explore iol.co.za (Apr 14 2014)

      ...liers, has deployed funding to 183 black-owned group suppliers. The supplier fund, set up as a condition for Walmart’s purchase of a majority stake in Massmart, focuses on areas such as farming, manufacturing and servic... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   Pretoria

    3. Threats Have No Place In SRM

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Mar 17 2014)

      ...ers who don’t agree to reduce prices to what the company considers the right level. Big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart and Costco do that. US automakers did that in the past, to their peril. Despite its criticism of Boei... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   Airbus   Boeing

    4. More CEOs Should Tell Anti-Environment Shareholders to Buzz Off

      Explore HBR Blog Network (Mar 11 2014)

      More CEOs Should Tell Anti-Environment Shareholders to Buzz Off ...rogrids’ to create energy independence for your facilities, offers some serious resilience benefits. Consider Walmart’s significant commitments to energy efficiency and renewables. At one of the company’s sustainability ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Apple   Walmart   Tim Cook

    5. Be More Than A Customer To Your Suppliers.

      Explore MarketSqr Blog (Feb 21 2014)

      ... supplier relationship strategies. The question then is; why doesn’t it always seem to be as effective as the Wal-Mart or Japanese examples? Are procurement organizations in  Africa truly committed to building effective ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   Africa

    6. China highlights Wal-Mart's’s woes

      Explore iol.co.za (Feb 21 2014)

      ... China. We're not going to do that again. We're focusing on quality first. Getting China right is crucial for Wal-Mart's international ambitions. The world's largest retailer ranks third in China behind Sun Art Retail Gr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Reuters   London   India

    7. First Solar unveils diesel-replacement strategy for African mines

      Explore MiningWeekly.com (Jan 24 2014)

      First Solar unveils diesel-replacement strategy for African mines ...nificant research and development (R&D) capital since the late John Walton, of the Walton family that founded Wal-Mart, made a significant investment in the company in 1999. That R&D effort was focused, global public aff... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Australia   Texas   Walmart

    8. 3 Key Complexities You Must Address in Your Supply Chain in 2014 – Part I

      Explore Supply Chain Nation (Jan 20 2014)

      3 Key Complexities You Must Address in Your Supply Chain in 2014 – Part I ... we’ll get it for you.” In Denver, Walmart is doing same-day delivery direct to home. So you can go up on the Walmart site, you can buy it, and it will be delivered to your home — not to the store, the same day if you or... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart

    9. Copper prices rose 5 per cent in December

      Explore supplymanagement.com (Jan 7 2014)

      Copper prices rose 5 per cent in December ...exceed supply Copper prices spiral down Latest News articles Fox DNA found in donkey meat products at Chinese Walmart 07 January 2014 Environment secretary calls on business to buy British fruit and veg 07 January 2014 F... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   China   London Metal Exchange

    10. Walmart Requests Suppliers to Phase Out Toxic Chemicals

      Explore Spend Matters (Sep 13 2013)

      ...2016. . Johnson & Johnson’s recent product recalls have led to concerns over the company’s quality control. Walmart requests suppliers to phase out certain toxic chemicals from personal care and cleaning products. Uni... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart

    11. Massmart expands smallholder farmer programme

      Explore Engineering News (Sep 2 2013)

      Massmart expands smallholder farmer programme ... improving the competitiveness of South African manufacturers and producers, which was a key condition of the Walmart acquisition of Massmart in 2011. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   KwaZulu-Natal   Gauteng

    12. The Danger of Wellness Programs: Don't Become the Next Penn State

      Explore HBR Blog Network (Aug 20 2013)

      The Danger of Wellness Programs: Don't Become the Next Penn State ...t HR departments operated the same way. Tom Emerick is president of Emerick Consulting and spent 15 years at Wal-Mart designing and managing benefits for over 1.3 million employees. Al Lewis is president of Disease Mana... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart

    13. India : Walmart tells government it cannot meet 30 per cent sourcing clause

      Explore da.feedsportal.com (Jul 23 2013)

      India : Walmart tells government it cannot meet 30 per cent sourcing clause ...difficult for the government to ease this provision as "it is a politically sensitive issue". When contacted, WalMart India spokeswoman said: "We are still very early in the process on FDI but are excited by the opportun... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart

    14. Reliance on 3PLs Increasing for Supply Chain managers

      Explore Supply Chain Management Review (Jul 12 2013)

      ...ical industry segment from 2005 through 2013E. According to the report, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, and Wal-Mart each use 50 or more 3PLs.  The report also quantifies the Global Fortune 500 3PL market at $250.2 bil... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart   General Motors

    15. Walmart Leads the Retail Market to Improve the Quality of Fresh Produce

      Explore Supply Chain Nation (Jun 19 2013)

      Walmart Leads the Retail Market to Improve the Quality of Fresh Produce ...14 deadline. This is a significant call to action for ALL suppliers – large and small, whether they supply to Walmart or not. Why? Because I can now expect other retailers to make similar demands on their produce supplie... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Walmart

    16. Photo Gallery: Top 25 Supply Chains of 2013

      Explore IndustryWeek Home Page (Jun 10 2013)

      Photo Gallery: Top 25 Supply Chains of 2013 ...t exactly who manufactures its products, and by its adoption of strict supplier scorecards. * Walmart.jpg 13. Walmart Timing is everything. Chances are, voters today might not think so highly of retail giant Walmart’s ad... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IBM   Gartner   Apple

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