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Jan. 5, 2022, 9:08 AM

Walmart Calls Xinjiang Removal a ‘Misunderstanding’: Reuters

Charlie Zhu
Charlie Zhu
Bloomberg News
Daniela Wei
Daniela Wei
Bloomberg News

A representative for Walmart’s members-only chain Sam’s Club tells analysts Chinese consumers failed to find products from Xinjiang on its app because the platform doesn’t support searches based on names of places, Reuters reportsWednesday.

  • It’s a “misunderstanding” that local media said Sam’s Club deliberately removed Xinjiang-sourced products from its app: Reuters, citing representative
  • Reuters says the comments were made last week on a call organized by a domestic securities firm
  • Walmart didn’t respond to request for comment from Reuters in article; a Walmart representative didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment from Bloomberg on Wednesday
  • NOTE: Walmart and ...

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