Walmart Canada leans into groceries

Enhancing grocery offerings, especially in fresh departments, is key to Walmart Canada’s growth strategy, The Globe and Mail reports. The retailer is approaching the final year of its five-year plan to invest $3.5 billion in upgrading about two-thirds of its stores. “The investments that we have been talking about are [going into] remodelling the stores, mainly to bring [groceries] up,” CEO Gonzalo Gebara (pictured) told the paper.