Seven-Year-Old CEO Lil Adeleye Scores Second Product Partnership With Walmart

This young entrepreneur is collecting back-to-back wins! As AfroTech previously told you, Lily Adeleye celebrated a historic feat last year. The mogul became one of the youngest Black owners to have their brand featured in Walmart stores. Now, Lily’s business relationship with the multinational retail corporation is continuing with Lily Frilly set to release a second line of products, according to a press release. The partnership is a reflection of Lily’s ongoing … Continue reading Seven-Year-Old CEO Lil Adeleye Scores Second Product Partnership With Walmart

Suspect arrested in alleged kidnapping of teen from Walmart parking lot

A suspect in the alleged kidnapping of a Nevada teenager who was last seen in a Walmart parking lot has been arrested, authorities said Friday. Suspect arrested in case of missing Nevada woman The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said it has also impounded a pickup truck that was “possibly involved” in 18-year-old Naomi Irion’s disappearance, which has since spawned a nationwide search. The suspect was … Continue reading Suspect arrested in alleged kidnapping of teen from Walmart parking lot

Walmart sues BJ’s Wholesale claiming it stole self-checkout technology

( CNBC.com ) Walmart and its big-box warehouse subsidiary Sam’s Club accused rival retailer BJ’s Wholesale Club in a lawsuit filed Tuesday of stealing technology that powers a popular self-checkout option in the Sam’s Club mobile app. The suit, filed in federal court, claims Walmart worked for years to develop Scan & Go, a feature that lets Sam’s Club customers ring up purchases on their smartphones while walking … Continue reading Walmart sues BJ’s Wholesale claiming it stole self-checkout technology

Former North Carolina Walmart Employee Charged After Driving Car Through Store

A former Walmart employee drove through a Concord, North Carolina store at 6 a.m. on Friday morning, WSOC-TV reports. The man, 32-year-old Lacy Cordell Gentry, was arrested after plowing a vehicle through the front entrance of his former place of work. Gentry was reportedly fired sometime within the last week, and while authorities didn’t reveal the reason for his actions, they did say he might have been unhappy with management. Gentry is now facing two … Continue reading Former North Carolina Walmart Employee Charged After Driving Car Through Store

Fired, disgruntled Walmart worker ‘goes postal,’ drives car through aisles of North Carolina store

An enraged ex-Walmart employee crashed his car into a Concord, North Carolina, location, driving down several aisles of the store before he was stopped, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The terrifying incident unfolded at 6 am on Friday, police said. The early hour meant there were no customers on site, but a number of employees — the man’s former colleagues — were in the store at … Continue reading Fired, disgruntled Walmart worker ‘goes postal,’ drives car through aisles of North Carolina store

Coca-Cola launches coffee in a can in the US

Move over, Red Bull. Coca-Cola launched coffee in a can — or Coca-Cola with Coffee — in the US this week after several years of offering it abroad and testing similar combos here like Coca-Cola Blak, a coffee-flavored soft drink that fizzled out in 2008 after just two years on the market. The new blend is dubbed a “refreshment coffee” that “sips like a coke … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches coffee in a can in the US