Walmart CEO Talks Amazon, 3-D Printing and the Future of Physical Retail (Video)

Doug McMilllon, Wal-Mart Stores, Code Conference

Asa Mathat

Commerce

In one of his first public appearances as Walmart’s new CEO, Doug McMillon talked respectfully about its giant competitor Amazon, but explained why physical retail is here to stay. He also talked about how digital platforms and sales channels will become increasingly important to the retailer’s business, including the need to improve its presence in digital media.

Here are some of the highlights from his chat with Re/code’s Kara Swisher: