Browsing the "Walmart" Tag

World’s Second-Largest Grocer Joins IBM Food Trust Blockchain

| Ian Allison

Albertsons Companies, the world's second-largest supermarket chain by sales, has joined IBM's food tracking blockchain.

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IBM’s Food Blockchain Is Going Live With a Supermarket Giant on Board

| Ian Allison

IBM is taking its food-tracking blockchain into production and has already signed up European supermarket giant Carrefour.

Walmart Tells Produce Suppliers to Use Blockchain by Next September

| Nikhilesh De

Walmart will begin tracking leafy greens using IBM's blockchain technology starting late next year, the company announced Monday.

Walmart Explores Blockchain for Connecting Automated Delivery Drones

| Anna Baydakova

Walmart's patent efforts have showcased how the retail giant is investigating blockchain, this time it's a project that sees a way for drones to talk.

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Better Package Tracking

| Madeline Meng Shi

A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to solve problems when scheduling deliveries.

Walmart Patent Eyes Crypto Payments for Power Supply Precision

| Wolfie Zhao

Retail giant Walmart is exploring a way to let households manage their electricity bills with prepayments in cryptocurrency.

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Retail Product Resales

| Nikhilesh De

A newly-released Walmart patent application outlines a digital resale marketplace placed on a blockchain.

Walmart Patent Envisions Blockchain-Powered Delivery Fleets

| Annaliese Milano

A patent application submitted by Walmart proposes to use autonomous vehicles with a blockchain-based authentication system for package delivery.

Walmart Wants to Store Payment Data On a Blockchain

| Nikhilesh De

A pair of Walmart patent applications discuss encrypting payment information using a blockchain.

Walmart Wants Blockchain to Make Shipping ‘Smarter’

| Annaliese Milano

Walmart is seeking a patent for a "smart package" that would use blockchain technology to track physical goods through their shipping journey.