Walmart Reportedly Pushing for Higher-Margin Goods to Boost Online Profits

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Walmart is turning to its vendors for more consumer products like sauces and soaps and general merchandise like toys and home goods, priced at least $5 but preferably $10 or more, to boost online profits, Reuters reports, citing unnamed sources. Walmart didn’t immediately return Retail Dive’s request for comment.

Walmart U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore last week met with suppliers including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Kimberly-Clark and Clorox, sources told Reuters . The move is aimed at