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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 Amazon.com 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

Wal-Mart mobile pay service rollout complete, repeat usage jumps

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it has completed the rollout of its Wal-Mart Pay mobile payment service across the United States and that 88 percent of transactions on the app are from repeat users. OverallShow More Summary

Visa countersues Wal-Mart in debit card PIN vs signature case

(Reuters) - Visa Inc filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday, claiming the retailer secretly began testing a protocol that eliminated the need for signature verifications for transactions paid for with a Visa debit card. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart heirs again top Forbes list of 25 richest U.S. families

(Reuters) - The Walton family, which owns roughly a 50 percent stake in retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc, was named the richest family in the United States for a third consecutive year on Wednesday, according to Forbes. Others featured on...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart in talks to sell China e-commerce platform to JD.com: WSJ

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to sell its Chinese e-commerce platform, Yihaodian, to JD.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. The exact terms of the proposed deal are unclear...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart looks to drones for warehouse management

MEMPHIS—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is testing drones for use at its warehouses. During a media tour of a distribution center, the Bentonville, Arkansas, retailer said recently it is testing warehouse drones and could roll themShow More Summary

Wal-Mart names Sean Clarke as Asda head

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday that Asda chief executive Andy Clarke has decided to leave the company and will be replaced by Sean Clarke. The company also said that Roger Burnley will become the deputy CEO of Asda and Dirk Van De Berghe, CEO of Wal-Mart Canada, will take over leadership of Walmart's China business. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart wage hike to $15 an hour would cost it $4.95 billion: study

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc would have to spend an additional $4.95 billion if it were to raise the minimum wage for its hourly employees in the United States to $15 per hour from the current $10 per hour, according to an estimate by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research. Show More Summary

China commerce ministry removes curbs on Wal-Mart's Yihaodian deal

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Commerce has removed restrictions on Wal-Mart Stores Inc's deal in 2012 to raise its stake in online supermarket Yihaodian, and said the move would not impact the already competitive market.Show More Summary

Wal-Mart says tech investments will boost online sales

By Nandita Bose FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives touted the technology investments the world's No. 1 retailer is making to boost online sales, during the annual shareholder meeting on Friday. Chief Executive...Show More Summary

Uber and Lyft team up to deliver for Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has enlisted ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft to help it battle rising grocery competitor Amazon.com Inc. The two San Francisco firms will partner with Wal-Mart to get last-mile grocery deliveries to customers as part of a test program starting in two weeks. Uber will deliver...

Uber and Lyft team up to deliver for Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has enlisted ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft to help it battle rising grocery competitor Amazon.com Inc. The two San Francisco firms will partner with Wal-Mart to get last-mile grocery deliveries to customers as part of a test program starting in two weeks. Uber will deliver...

Walmart takes aim at Amazon with help from Uber and Lyft

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix. That's in addition to a quiet pilot program that...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart to test grocery delivery using Uber and Lyft

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc will partner with ride hailing services Uber and Lyft to trial online grocery deliveries, as it looks to speed up shipment times and better compete with rivals like Amazon.com Inc The world’s largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in...

Wal-Mart says it's six-nine months from using drones to check warehouse inventory

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said Thursday it was six to nine months from beginning to use drones to check warehouse inventories in the United States, taking a step closer to using the technology to compete better with rivals. Show More Summary

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