A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. contractor has agreed to pay $4.7 million to settle a lawsuit filed by 568 Southern California warehouse workers who said they were underpaid and denied rest and meal breaks.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said David Cheesewright would head its Walmart International business, succeeding Doug McMillon, who was appointed the company's chief executive last month.
Five-pound bags of King Rustic russet potatoes from Houston-based MountainKing Potato hit the shelves at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., just in time for the holidays. King Rustics, which offer a lighter, tan skin and golden flesh, were developed by the Dutch in the early 1980s and have been in MountainKing’s lineup for the past five years.
By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View I wrote last week that unions were having difficulty organizing employees at such places as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the face of a weak labor market, and they were therefore adopting tactics that you might call “alterna-organizing”: turning to the firm’s clientele or the government, rather than employees, to help them raise wages.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has named company veteran Doug McMillon to be its next chief executive, in a bet that his experience running its international unit will bolster growth at the retailer, the world's largest.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board members on Monday elected a new chief executive and president to replace Mike Duke, 63.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc named Doug McMillon as chief executive to replace Mike Duke.
Walmart CEO Mike Duke is retiring and a successor has been named. Doug McMillon will take over in February as head of the world's largest retailer. Full release: Bentonville, Ark., November 25, 2013 – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT)...Show More Summary
By Melanie Trottman and Kris Maher, The Wall Street Journal The National Labor Relations Board said it is prepared to file complaints alleging Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated workers' rights to protest—unless Wal-Mart and the parties settle matters first.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday said it has authorized legal action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc for allegedly retaliating against workers who participated in strikes against the company over low pay.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it has found safety problems at some of the factories in Bangladesh with which it does business, and that most of those factories have since made improvements.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has posted a third straight quarter of declines in comparable sales in the U.S., blaming a drop in shopper visits and predicting lackluster profit for the upcoming holiday season.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and another drop in a key U.S. sales figure. The retail giant also reduced its full-year forecast for the second time.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by an unexpected decline in U.S. comparable sales and what the company called a competitive retail environment.
AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes By Anne D'Innocenzio As more stores push for Thanksgiving shoppers, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) is stepping up its game for the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer said Tuesday that it will start to offer its holiday blockbuster deals at 6 p.m. Show More Summary
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says a "technical error" caused its website to offer absurdly low pricing Wednesday morning, touching off a buying frenzy.
(NEW YORK) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says that a technical error caused a number of products from computer monitors to treadmills to be priced absurdly low or high on its website earlier Wednesday morning. The company, based in Bentonville,...Show More Summary
Retailers facing the shortest holiday season in years are preparing to assail customers with deals and promotions this week, before they have even digested their Halloween candy.Wal-Mart Stores Inc was kicking off its online deals on...Show More Summary
Most Halloween candy is still sitting uneaten in suitcases, but retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are already kicking off their Christmas promotions today in hopes of surviving harsh holiday conditions this year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Giant retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc will announce "three new manufacturing commitments for U.S. made products" at a conference in Washington D.C. on Thursday, the company said.