Walmart To Impement New Employee Structure For Its Stores

By John Heerdink LinkedIn

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is testing out ways to implement new employee structure in its stores. The company aims to reduce its mid-level store managers move in an attempt to reduce its labor cost but at the same time channelizing the right talent in the company.

Wal-morts additional goal is to have store managers remain at the top position & the new position as “business leads” and “team leads” to be ranked under store managers. Business leads are due to draw a 10% higher salary than current assistant store managers and team leads are to earn $18 an hour. To help imbibe the new structure which is already in place for 75 of its stores, the company will provide lower ranked staffs with additional support, training and better recognition.

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) is a worldwide retailer that operates in various formats. The three segments of the company include Wal-mart U.S., Wal-mart International, and Sam’s Club. The company is comprised of discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites. To learn more about Walmart (WMT) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walmart Coverage Page.

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Walmart is testing ways to trim the size of its store management staff

Walmart is testing out a new employee structure within its stores in an attempt to reduce the size of its store management staff…

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