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Wal-Mart plans to slow new store openings, invest in online

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is planning to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels.

Dollar General takes the battle to Wal-Mart with price cuts

By Sruthi Ramakrishnan (Reuters) - Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it was cutting prices on its most popular items such as bread, eggs and milk, intensifying a price war with retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc to win back market share. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico cannot enforce a Wal-Mart tax: U.S. appeals court

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court said on Wednesday that Puerto Rico could not force Wal-Mart Stores Inc's affiliate there to pay a special corporate tax that the retailer said was discriminatory and violated the U.S. Constitution. The 1st U.S. Show More Summary

Sentiment And Options Action Point To Upside For Wal-Mart After Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) could be due for a round of bullish analyst attention, if the retailer can impress in the earnings booth again next week

Wal-Mart’s chicken safety program shows significant results

With four steps, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has taken a giant leap in poultry food safety, reporting a decrease of the frequency of Salmonella contamination of chicken parts to 2 percent. The multi-national retailer has been working with its U.S. chicken suppliers on stepped-up food safety requirements since December 2014. Suppliers of chicken parts such as... Continue Reading

This person turned an $18,000 bet on into tens of millions

Working at a startup that gets acquired can feel like winning the lottery. Not working at a startup, but still cashing in on its acquisition, can feel pretty good too, as Eric Martin learned when Inc. sold to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart to buy for about $3.3 billion

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would buy online retailer for about $3.3 billion to give a boost to its e-commerce division, a deal that will help it to better compete with and other online retailers. Wal-Mart...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart agrees to buy for $3 billion to fight Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to buy e-commerce startup Inc. for about $3 billion in cash, giving the world’s largest retailer the resources for a stronger shopping website to compete... To view the full story, click the title link.

Exclusive: Wal-Mart launches new scheduling system in 650 U.S. stores

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc has implemented a new scheduling system at 650 stores across the United States, with plans to eventually roll it out across the country, according to company sources. The new system, which is called Customer First Scheduling, prioritizes peak shopping hours in a store so that those shifts are filled first. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart reportedly looking to acquire to better battle Amazon

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly looking to acquire, the Hoboken, New Jersey-based e-commerce startup that raised a half a billion dollars in venture capital money to take on Amazon. Sources tell the Wall StreetShow More Summary

Wal-Mart said to be in talks to acquire Amazon rival

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy Inc., the e-commerce startup that began a year ago billing itself as a challenger to Inc., according to people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title l...

The Sad But Lucrative End of

This is from the Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in what would mark a disappointing end for one of the most ambitious challengers...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart in talks to buy online retailer WSJ

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy online retailer, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but could be worth as much as $3 billion, the WSJ said. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart beats shareholder appeal in Mexico bribery lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives and directors persuaded a federal appeals court on Friday to reject shareholder claims that they permitted and then covered up pervasive bribery by officials at the world's largest retailer's Mexico unit. Show More Summary

Sex Discrimination At Wal-Mart: The "Bitches" Lawsuit That Just Won't Die

By Al Norman In a relatively quiet court filing on July 15th, 5 woman who sued Wal-Mart 15 years ago for sex discrimination in employment, "reached a confidential settlement" with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and voluntarily agreed to dismiss their claims. Show More Summary

Walmart Canada stops taking Visa at some stores in fee dispute

TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Canadian locations stopped accepting Visa Inc credit cards on Monday, the retailer said, after it failed to reach a deal over what it called "unacceptably high" fees. In a rare example...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart offers 'free shipping with no minimum' to tackle Amazon's Prime Day

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase on all online orders for five days starting on July 11, stepping up its battle against Inc's highly publicized shopping event "Prime Day". Prime...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart says most China employees support new scheduling system

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it introduced a new system of scheduling working hours in July across its hypermarkets in China, and a majority of its employees support it. Wal-Mart's remarks came in response to reports of unofficial strikes by its Chinese employees. Show More Summary

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