How Walmart and Sam's Club Are Helping Small Business Partners
As you know, a variety of small businesses operate inside
This is a trying time for many of these establishments—just as it is for so many other businesses across America. Some have had to temporarily close – or significantly reduce hours and services.
We want to help. That’s why we’re waiving rent for all
We’ll continue to monitor the need for additional support past April. We’re also working with many of our partners to encourage their impacted employees to apply for the 150,000 temporary jobs we plan to fill in the coming months.
Supply Chain Financing Program
This is also a difficult time for some of our suppliers: the companies who produce the products we sell on our shelves and websites. Capital is increasingly maxed for some suppliers, as their business models change and shift.
Because of this, we’re making changes to our Supply Chain Financing program, which is a program where
More than two-thirds of our 18,000 suppliers are small and medium sized businesses who could benefit from this newly enhanced program. We encourage them look into it, through our
These are two ways we are trying to help our partners during this difficult and unprecedented situation. We know that by working together, we’ll be able to make the greatest difference for our customers, our members, and for America.