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Tracy Morgan and other truck crash victims reach settlement with Wal-Mart

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Comedian Tracy Morgan and other people injured in a crash with a Wal-Mart Stores Inc truck last year have reached an out-of-court settlement for an undisclosed sum with the world’s largest retailer, court documents filed on Wednesday showed. Morgan, who starred in the TV show 30 Rock and the...

Pension adviser says Ernst & Young was aware of Wal-Mart Mexico bribery allegations

(Reuters) - A labor-affiliated pension fund adviser is seeking an inquest into the auditor of Wal Mart Stores Inc, Ernst & Young LLP, accusing the auditing firm of knowing about possible bribery in Mexico long before the retailer disclosed it to U.S. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart urges suppliers to curb antibiotics, treat animals better

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is asking its U.S. suppliers to follow new guidelines on animal treatment and antibiotics, making it the latest in a string of companies to curb the use of antibiotics in animals.

Wal-Mart says to take some Li & Fung sourcing business in-house

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, said it has decided to take in-house some product sourcing business that had been handled by Direct Sourcing Group (DSG), a unit of Hong Kong's Li & Fung Ltd. "We have made...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart wants to battle Amazon for e-commerce market — but it’s going to cost a lot

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said that it would take a different approach to online growth than Amazon.com Inc by using its large network of stores as distribution points. But if the world’s largest bricks-and-mortar retailer is serious about competing more directly with Amazon – as it has suggested...

Wal-Mart eyes Amazon in potentially costly e-commerce battle

By Nathan Layne (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said that it would take a different approach to online growth than Amazon.com Inc by using its large network of stores as distribution points. But if the world's largest bricks-and-mortar...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart seeks repair permits for stores in labor dispute

(Reuters) - Weeks after Wal-Mart Stores Inc was accused of shuttering a California store to stop workers from organizing, the company said it would seek permits to rip up floors and replace plumbing lines as part of significant repairs at five stores that justified their abrupt closure. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart to Launch Unlimited Shipping Service for $50 Per Year

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's $99 per year Prime service.

Walmart workers accuse company of shuttering store in retaliation for wage protests

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Some employees accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Friday of closing a location in the Los Angeles area for six months in retaliation for workers demanding for better wages and benefits. The largest U.S. retailer denied the accusation, saying it was temporarily closing five stores in four states to...

Wal-Mart shuffles U.S. store management to improve sales

By Nathan Layne (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Friday it would eliminate the position of zone manager in its U.S. stores while adding up to 8,000 new department heads as part of an overhaul of its store operations. There are...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart cutting layer of management in stores: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, is cutting the role of zone manager from its stores as part of efforts to simplify its operations, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The dutiesShow More Summary

Carlyle Group names ex-Wal-Mart CEO Duke as operating executive: WSJ

(Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP has enlisted Mike Duke, former chief executive of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, to the executive team that the asset management firm taps for advise on deals, the Wall Street Journal reported. Duke, 65, will workShow More Summary

Wal-Mart says Walton family to sell shares to keep lid on stake

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said the Walton family was putting 6 percent of the retailer's outstanding shares in a newly formed trust for possible sale to offset expected increases in its stake due to stock buybacks and to help fund charitable contributions. Show More Summary

Wal-Mart says it is looking at product sourcing to lower prices

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is looking at how it sources its products, especially considering falling commodity prices globally, in an effort to reduce its prices, the head of the retailer's U.S. division said on Wednesday. Speaking...Show More Summary

Wal-Mart calls on Arkansas governor to veto religious freedom bill

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill. Arkansas followed Indiana, which passed a similar act last week....

U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill. Show More Summary

Walmart Asks Arkansas Governor To Veto Religion Freedom Bill

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

March 31 (Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday asked the governor of Arkansas to veto a religious freedom measure, saying the bill approved by lawmakers earlier in the day undermines "the spirit of...Show More Summary

SEC says Wal-Mart can omit shareholder proposal on staff 'engagement'

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would omit a shareholder proposal that sought to link executive pay to a measure of staff motivation from a vote at its annual meeting in June after the U.S. securities regulator ruled in the retailer's favor. Show More Summary

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