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Walmart Canada invests $3.5 billion to enhance online and in-store shopping

Walmart Canada is investing $3.5 billion CAD over the next five years to make its online and in-store shopping experiences more efficient. The investment will lead to a faster e-commerce product experience, two new distribution centres, re-invented “smarter” stores, and modern digital tools to better serve customers. Walmart says that its new next generation warehouse management systems will meet the future needs of e-commerce customers. The retailer is going to open up a new 550,00 square foot distribution centre in Vaughan, Ontario in 2024. A second 300,000 distribution centre is expected to open in Surrey, B.C. in 2022. Walmart notes that the centres will leverage next-generation automation technology. The retailer is going to e...