Walmart to Ramp Up Canadian Operation
February 5, 2014,
BENTONVILLE, Ark.-Walmart Canada plans to expand its store count and online operation.
A Walmart corporate spokesman confirmed press reports that the retailer will spend nearly C$500 million (about $450 million) on 35 new supercenters in Canada, an enhanced distribution network and e-commerce projects. The initiatives are expected to generate about 7,500 jobs over the next year, including construction jobs.