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Walmart offers new solutions for small businesses, non-profits

Walmart Business app
Walmart Business offers several new features.

Walmart is expanding upon an initiative it launched in January 2023 to help nonprofits and small and medium businesses (SMBs) buy its goods.

The Walmart Business program is unveiling several new products and services:

  • Walmart Business app: This new app features the Walmart Business product range, including office furniture and supplies, breakroom provisions, technology, and classroom items, with flexible options for receiving orders. These include one-tap check-in for curbside pick-up at more than 4,700 U.S. locations, as well as direct-to-office delivery scheduling. Businesses can gain access to their multi-user accounts, with up to five employees sharing one account directly from the app.
  • Easier add-to-carts: A streamlined ordering process is designed to make it easier and faster for customers to enter and order large quantities by typing the exact number needed in the quantity field.     
  • Angi partnership: Walmart Business is now working with professional services platform Angi to connect Walmart Business customers with local professionals to book services such as office furniture assembly and wall mounting and shelving installation.
  • Spend analytics: Walmart Business+ members can now track their organizational spending with a spend analytics tool offering data such as spend by user, top categories, and items. The solution also identifies spending patterns.

[Read more: Walmart targets Home Depot, Lowe’s with home services offering]

In addition to these new services, the retailer has been expanding its third-party Walmart Marketplace selection to provide SMBs and nonprofits with access to millions of available items on both the main Walmart e-commerce site and Marketplace.

In the six months since its launch, Walmart Business has delivered on its promise to help SMBs and non-profits save time, money and hassle, providing members with everyday low prices on millions of products along with fast, flexible delivery and pickup options, multi-user accounts and more. And this is just the beginning,” Ashley Hubka, senior VP & GM of Walmart Business, said in a corporate blog post. “As we listen to and work alongside our SMB and nonprofit customers, we will continue to deliver the right products and services at the right prices to our customers and save them time, money and hassle at every step along the way.”

Headquartered in Bentonville, Ark., Walmart Inc. operates more than 10,500 stores and numerous e-commerce websites under 46 banners in 24 countries.

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