Major Walmart policy changes underway as big box store plans 7,000-square-foot building expansion and new technology

WALMART is seeking approval to construct a 7,000-square-foot building expansion for one of its stores.

On request, the store in Fishkill, New York will be equipped with the latest robot technology in a new logistics center.

A Walmart store has applied for approval to build a 7,000-square-foot building expansion


A Walmart store has applied for approval to build a 7,000-square-foot building expansionPhoto credit: Getty

A fulfillment center is a third-party provider that processes and ships the products purchased by your customers.

Curbside pickup has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially at stores like Target and Walmart.

Walmart is also committed to providing speed and convenience to its customers.

The 7,000 square meter market fulfillment center will serve as a modular warehouse to serve online customers.

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Since 2021, Walmart has announced plans to open a number of new MFCs across the country.

These dedicated warehouses can store thousands of popular items, from perishable foods to electronics.

“This new order fulfillment system is truly groundbreaking,” Ryan Simpson, store manager at Walmart’s Store 100 Innovation Center, said in the press release.

“It not only improves the customer experience through faster and more accurate online order fulfillment, but also provides us with the opportunity to continue to grow our business now and in the future.”

Prathibha Rajashekar, senior vice president of innovation and automation at Walmart, is equally optimistic about the rollout.

He said: “We work to innovate every day, on every platform, to make our shopping experience even better.

“To enable our customers and employees to live better lives, we use technology to help them save time.

“This leads to better experiences for everyone, no matter how they shop – driving our entire company forward.”

This comes after a major furniture retailer that works with Walmart and Costco filed for bankruptcy.

Noble House Home Furnishings was founded in 1992 and has been a furniture supplier to various retailers for years.

Aila Slisco

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