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Walmart completes work remodeling Alliance location



a sign on the side of a building: Walmart storefront


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ALLIANCE  Walmart has completed remodeling projects in its store at 2700 W. State St.

The changes offer a new look and help customers save time, said Sarah Hall, store manager, in a press release. 

“Nearly every department in this store was refreshed in one way or another and our customers will immediately notice the exciting updates when they walk through the door,” she said.

Changes covered the basics: new signs, lighting and flooring throughout the store, remodeled bathrooms, new shelving and lower fixtures, and an increased number of products in the home, pets, sporting goods and hardware sections.



text: Walmart has put in place safety protocols including mask wearing and social distancing.


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Walmart has put in place safety protocols including mask wearing and social distancing.

The layout of the grocery has changed. There are new produce tables, a hot case and ready-to-go items in the new deli counter.

The electronics department now has interactive displays

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Why a Winning $6B Value Fund Likes UPS, Walmart, and Home Depot Stock

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Jeff Kripke manages the the $6 billion Pioneer Fund.


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Nearly a century before the idea of socially responsible investing took root, Pioneer Investments founder Phil Carret espoused the importance of investing in “good” companies, which at the time meant avoiding tobacco, alcohol, and gambling stocks. 

Today, sustainable investing has evolved to include a range of environmental, social, and governance factors—and the importance of investing with an ESG lens carries even greater weight in the digital age. “Companies spend billions of dollars building their brands, and all of that can go away when bad news goes viral,” says Jeff Kripke, the lead manager of the $6 billion

Pioneer Fund

(ticker: PIODX).

Kripke, 53, took the helm of Pioneer’s 92-year-old flagship portfolio in 2015 and updated its investment approach—reducing the number of holdings by more than half, to a recent 45, and making ESG factors a

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25 top-selling pieces of home decor you can get at Walmart under $50

25 top-selling pieces of home decor you can get at Walmart under $50 (Photo: Reviewed.com)

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You could easily drain your bank account buying home decor items from high-end retailers, but why spend all that money when there are more affordable places to shop? Walmart has an incredibly large selection of home decor essentials—including everything from furniture to throw pillows—and most of it is not only top quality, but budget-friendly, too.

Whether you’re decorating your first apartment or redesigning your existing space, these 25 home decor pieces from Walmart should definitely be on your radar—especially because they’re all under $50. Plus, with the recently unveiled Walmart+, you may be able to get free shipping on your delivery, if you live within a participating zipcode.

From boho to modern and everything in between,

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Target, Walmart, Best Buy, At Home Group and Domino’s Pizza

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Chicago, IL – September 17, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: Target Corporation TGT, Walmart Inc. WMT, Best Buy Co., Inc. BBY, At Home Group Inc. HOME and Domino’s Pizza, Inc. DPZ.

Here are highlights from Wednesday’s Analyst Blog:

Too Early? Add These 5 Retailers to Your Holiday Shopping List

Amid heightened fears of the ongoing pandemic and resultant social distancing, retailers are gearing up for an unprecedented holiday season. To beat the COVID-19 blues, they are looking for an early start to the festive season with an extended promotional period to avoid rush at stores, given the health concerns. Evidently, retailers need to address any logistical or inventory issues and roll out strategies

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Walmart completes renovation of Bloomingdale store

BLOOMINGDALE — Walmart said Monday it has completed its remodeled Supercenter in Bloomingdale. The remodel includes several department transformations and the addition of innovations such as a Mamava Lactation Suite — or “pod,” a free-standing space that provides a clean, comfortable and private option to breastfeed or pump.

that will help customers save time. The upgrades will also complement the measures the company has taken in its U.S. stores to help protect associates and customers from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Other improvements are an updated baby department with stroller garage for customers to view products prior to purchase, a revitalized apparel department, including enlarged fitting rooms with better lighting; state-of-the-art electronics department with interactive displays that allow customers to test out electronics; and an expanded self-checkout area with additional registers and larger bagging platforms.

“We are excited for Bloomingdale customers to experience our newly remodeled Supercenter that is going to

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