Date : Thu, June 14, 2018
Walmart is leading American renewal through its commitment to purchase an additional $250 billion in products made, sourced or grown in the U.S. by 2023. By investing in products that support American jobs, Walmart can play a role in accelerating growth in U.S. manufacturing. By collaborating with suppliers, engaging industry experts, and leveraging our scale, Walmart’s commitment could create up to 1 million new American jobs*.
Watch last year’s highlights: https://youtu.be/3j8mXYf_jVA
To underscore Walmart’s commitment, we are hosting our 5th Open Call for new U.S.-made products. This unique event is open to both current and potential US suppliers and will be hosted at our corporate offices on June 13, 2018 in Bentonville, Arkansas. Buyers will be on hand to meet one-on-one with selected companies during our “Open Call”.
- Hear an update from Walmart leadership about our progress
- Product pitch meetings with buyers
- Learn the latest customer insights on Walmart shoppers
- Supplier Academy learning session
- Join us for the closing session and network reception
*according to Boston Consulting Group