Retail Radar: Walmart's DIY Draw; Sam's Turns 40

Recent retail news includes Walmart improving its paint assortment and Sam's Club celebrating a milestone anniversary.
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Path to Purchase Institute members get access to regularly updated retailer profiles. Recent news includes Walmart giving its paint department a makeover and Sam's Club's big birthday plans.

Walmart Refreshes Paint Department

The retailer is collaborating with Glidden to offer a line of grab-and-go paints designed to appeal to DIYers who want a fast home refresh without breaking the bank.

Sam's Club Turns 40

Brand activations will be part of the outdoor and in-club experiences the retailer will be hosting through this year in honor of the 40th birthday it is marking this month.

Albertsons Teams with Apple

Users of the retailer's Sincerely Health platform can sync with their iPhone or Apple Watch to monitor and redeem activity points for grocery coupons and discounts. 

Greener Goals

Among retailers emphasizing their sustainability initiatives during Earth Month in April, H-E-B continues its efforts to empower the local community while Best Buy has unveiled a new mail-in program for recycling old electronics. 

Rite Aid Thinks Small

The drugstore continues to open small-format stores in underserved "pharmacy deserts."