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‘Scalper bots’ are snatching PlayStations, Xboxes from online shoppers

PS5 game consol on store shelf

REUTERS, DECEMBER 8, 2020 CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Seven times last month, Benjamin Karmis, a 26-year-old priest from Wheaton, Illinois, failed to get his hands on the latest Sony PlayStation 5 video game console from retail websites including Walmart Inc and Facebook Marketplace. But it wasn’t because another person beat him to the purchase. Instead, Karmis and other shoppers were …

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Walmart removes guns and ammo from its U.S. stores as social unrest flares

Gun display at Walmart

REUTERS, OCTOBER 29, 2020 NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc WMT.N removed firearms and ammunition from U.S. store floors this week to protect customers and employees as tensions across the country rise, the world’s largest retailer said on Thursday. “We have seen some isolated civil unrest and as we have done on several occasions over the last few years, we have moved …

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Massive new $220 million Walmart distribution center gives Port of Charleston boost

Warehouse shelves. Fork lifts. Merchandise

PortandTerminal.com, July 20, 2020 The massive new distribution center will be Amazon’s third-largest in America and boost near-by Port of Charleston’s container volume by 70,000 containers a year CHARLESTON, VA – Walmart has announced that it will be building its third-largest distribution center in the U.S. at an industrial park built by the Virginia State Port Authority and designed to …

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Walmart stands up container fleet, uses drivers for drayage

PortandTerminal.com, February 26, 2019 Walmart has launched its own fleet of intermodal containers and begun using its own drivers to move containers from rail hubs to Walmart stores The pilot began in the summer of 2018 and has covered some loads coming out of Southern California. Braunbach could not confirm the number of containers, nor how large the program is …

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