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Business, Canada, General, tap payment, Walmart

Walmart Canada’s Twitter account confirms that touch payments will arrive in November

Walmart Canada plans to roll out pay-per-touch in stores next month, according to a tweet from the company. The Walmart Canada Twitter account (@ WalmartCanada) replied to Twitter user '@Shawzborne, "pointing out that" customers can expect to see [tap payment] in stores in November. "That likely means credit and debit card usage, as well as mobile payment systems like Apple and Google Pay, will soon be working in Walmart stores.Hi. Pay-per-touch is on the way and customers can expect to see it in stores in November. - Walmart Canada (@WalmartCanada) October 14, 2020As further proof, several Walmart Canada stores have updated their payment terminals with new Ingenico 'Lane / 7000' terminals. iPhone in Canada shared a photo of...
Apple Pay, iPhone News, Walmart

Walmart Canada confirms the launch of Apple Pay and Tap Payments in November

As we approach the fifth anniversary of Apple Pay in Canada, one of the major retailers is set to finally join touch payments and mobile wallets: Walmart Canada. Walmart Canada stores do not accept touch payments, but that will change soon. According to the retailer, it confirmed to iPhone in Canada Pay-per-touch from reader @Shawzborne will arrive in November, in a reply on Twitter. "Hello. Pay per touch is on the way and customers can expect to see it in stores in November." He said Walmart Canada on Wednesday night.According to @Shawzborne, the payment terminals within Walmart Canada stores have been changed or are in the process of being converted to tap terminals. Below is a picture he shared of the new tap terminals, which are from Mississauga-based Ingenico. These ar...
Business, General, Walmart

Walmart Canada now plans to order 130 Tesla electric transports

Walmart Canada is investing $ 3.5 billion CAD to pre-order 130 Tesla Semi haulers and renew its retail customer experience over the next five years. Walmart hasn't said how much of that $ 3.5 billion is being used to buy the trucks, but it's a pretty significant investment since the Semi isn't available yet. That means there is no real way to determine whether it is good or not, but on the environmental side of things, this is good news for Canadians. In 2018, Walmart in Canada increased its pre-orders for Tesla Semi to 40 vehicles. Now, he plans to expand that to 130 in the next five years. The company's goal is to eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, so reducing the amount of fossil fuels its distribution equipment makes is an important par...
Tesla, Walmart

Walmart Canada triples its order for Tesla semi-trailers

Walmart Canada Says Ready to Triple Its Conversion to an Electric Fleet, Ordering 130 Total of Upcoming Tesla Semi Trucks, Reports Tesla north. The retailer originally ordered 10 trucks in November 2017, additional 30 more in September 2018, and today announced another 90 Tesla Semi truck pre-orders, bringing the total to 130 electric trucks from Elon Musk's company. "Tripling our stock of Tesla Semi trucks is part of our ongoing effort to innovate the business and prioritize sustainability," said John Bayliss, senior vice president of logistics and supply chain at Walmart Canada in a statement. "By converting 20% ​​of our fleet to electric vehicles by the end of 2022 and committing to alternative energy for all vehicles in the fleet by 2028, we are putting safety, innovation...
Apps & Games, News, Oracle, TikTok, Walmart

TikTok’s deal with Oracle and Walmart gets Trump’s approval ‘in concept’

TikTok may have avoided a ban in the United States as President Trump agreed to a deal "in concept." The deal sees Oracle and Walmart claiming a 20 percent investment stake in a new company called TikTok Global, which will run TikTok's operations in the US. Oracle would act as the secure cloud provider and handle US data, while Walmart would use its advertising and e-commerce technology for the social media platform. The US Department of Commerce has delayed the possible TikTok ban until September 27 to allow the deal to be finalized. TikTok Global will be based in the US President Trump has noted that TikTok Global will hire up to 25,000 people and contribute $ 5 billion (about C $ 6.6 billion) to educating people. USA "We are pleased that the proposal by ...
koodo, Telus, Walmart

Koodo offers a $ 50 / 9GB BYOD plan exclusively at Walmart, with no activation fee

Koodo, owned by Telus, offers an exclusive Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) plan at select Walmart locations, in the form of a $ 50 / 9GB plan. According to RFD, a Walmart location in Pickering, Ontario, advertised a Koodo-exclusive phone plan, at $ 50 a month with 9GB of data, plus a $ 40 connection credit. The user originally shared a photo of the deal being advertised in the store, but it was later removed. Another user on the site corroborated the deal, noting that it was also available at Walmart in Richmond Hill. iPhone in Canada You can confirm that the $ 50 / 9GB BYOD plan is also available in BC, after calling our local store (gee, that took a while). There's also a $ 45 / 5GB BYOD plan available as well, we were told, also with the waiver of the $ 40 activation fee. Ko...
iPhone News, Walmart

Walmart Canada to Invest $3.5 Billion to Create Smart Stores, Improve Online Shopping and More

Walmart Canada is a flagship brand with over 400 stores across the nation. Today, the company announced that they were to invest $3.5 billion, in hopes of improving customer satisfaction and making use of next-generation technology. The retailer says it has raised $1.1 billion to develop two distribution centers in Vaughan and Surrey. These locations will be working with Vanderlande and Witron respectively. The remaining sum will be used on “new leading-edge technologies” and omni associate jobs. Walmart Canada also has plans to refurbish over 150 stores, adding seamless checkout options (like touch-to-pay) and automated product management. John Bayliss, Senior Vice President for Logistics and Supply Chain, made a statement: “The retail business is as dynamic as ever and this ...
Manufacturers, News, Retail, Walmart

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...