Walmart India opens first store in Visakhapatnam

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 01, 2018 12:06 hrs
Walmart (AP photo)

Visakhapatnam: Walmart India has opened its first B2B cash and carry store near Autonagar Arch at Gajuwaka here.

Present at the launch was Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh.

"We are highly excited about opening the first B2B Cash and Carry Store in the city of Vizag in the midst of the festival season. This is our fourth store in the state of Andhra Pradesh, which reinforces our belief in the ease of doing business under the leadership of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu," said Krish Iyer, President and CEO, Walmart India.

"This store also gives us the opportunity to continue to create shared value for our supplier partners, farmers, members, associates and the community at large. Each of our stores creates an estimated 2,000 direct and indirect jobs and this one too has opened up employment opportunity in Vizag," Iyer added.

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