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Will Walmart (WMT) Stock Be Helped By New Scheduling System?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Walmart Stores (WMT) said it's rolling out a new scheduling system that aims to add more staffers to stores during peak business hours and improve certainty over hours for employees.

The retail giant launched its Customer First Scheduling at all of its 650 small-format Neighborhood Markets last month and plans to expand it soon nationwide, Reuters reports. The electronic system prioritizes scheduling for peak hours by measuring foot traffic and sales data from every department in each store, then assigns staff to any remaining...