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Walmart to Invest $14B in Automation, Supply Chain

To keep up with Amazon, Walmart shared last week that they would invest $14 billion in automation technologies and improving its supply chain network. Primarily focused in its US locations, Walmart will be looking to stay ahead of demand and increase productivity after a year of great success financially for the company. CFO Brett Briggs said the company will step up automation in distribution centers to deliver aisle and department-ready pallets to stores, while expanded e-commerce assortment will reduce both shipping time and costs. | Read more