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Walmart India launches ‘Free Hit February’ festival with exclusive range of Private Brand items

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Walmart India has flagged off a month-long festival, ‘Free Hit February’ across all Best Price Modern Wholesale Stores to celebrate the entire range of items under its Private Brands (PB) – Great Value, ONN, Member’s Mark and Right Buy.  All PB products are manufactured in India, thus supporting domestic manufacturing.

During the festival, that will continue up to 28thFebruary, walk-in members (those who visit and shop in stores) will have the opportunity to win assured gifts or a gold coin on purchase of minimum of six items / SKU’s (stockkeeping unit) of Private Brands on every single purchase or per bill. As part of the initiative, Walmart India is offering special prices on these brands throughout the month. Items include food, non-food FMCG items including staples, appliances such as fans, restaurant supplies, office stationary, softlines/apparel, among others. These items, available in vibrant, premium and superior quality packaging, are already delighting the members. Members can identify the PB items through a unique color theme of red and gold in all the `Best Price’ Stores. As part of the festival, members are able to check out and experience the products through demos and sampling activities.

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Walmart Successfully Completes 3rd Edition of Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Caption : (L to R) Uma Reddy (Promoter Director, WeConnect Intl India); Ram Mohan Mishra (Additional Secretary, Development Commissioner MSME); Krish Iyer (President and CEO, Walmart India) and Dr. Sunil Shukla (Director at Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India)

Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc., today announced closure of the Third Edition of the Women Entrepreneurship Development Program (WEDP) with 75 high potential, women-owned businesses (WOBs) graduating from the program. Training was delivered to 40 WOBs in classrooms and 35 WOBs attended the virtual sessions. The cohort represented both product categories, such as edible cutlery, eco-friendly stationary and gift items, apparel, herbal cosmetics, spices, processed food, tea, nutrition bars, as well as services sectors such as AI consultancy, energy efficient solutions, travel management solutions and research and insights, among others.

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Walmart Welcomes FDI in Multi-Brand Retail

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By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Recognizing the significance of the opportunity to do business in India, Walmart Asia President and CEO Scott Price said today Walmart welcomes the recent opening of the multi-brand retail sector in India to foreign direct investment (FDI). He stated that the move offers companies such as Walmart an opportunity to directly connect with Indian customers, strengthen the economy, and spur foreign direct investment into the country. Read more

Walmart Sourcing Grapes from India

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By K. Ashwin Mob: 00919920183006 E-mail: indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

ASDA (Walmart UK) stores have collaborated with Bharti Walmart Direct Farm Program to source international quality grapes from Maharashtra, India. ASDA stores have imported over 80 containers of table grapes during 2011 and the export figure is expected to almost double to over 150 containers in 2012.

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