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Walmart to hire 5,000 for Toronto and Atlanta tech hubs

Walmart Inc. announced plans on Tuesday to hire 5,000 associates to work in the retail giant’s newest tech hubs in Toronto and Atlanta. Walmart Global Tech will start with 45 new hires in Toronto, which will be one of the bigger tech hubs, and 140 roles in Atlanta. The jobs will include software engineers, data scientists and product management. The two latest additions bring the number of Walmart tech hubs to 16. Seattle, Wash and Chennai, India launched last year. Walmart Global Tech employs 20,000 associates. Walmart stock is up 8.8% over the past year while the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.5%.

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