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.
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
(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
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
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
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 Jet.com Inc. sold to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it would buy online retailer Jet.com for about $3.3 billion to give a boost to its e-commerce division, a deal that will help it to better compete with Amazon.com and other online retailers. Wal-Mart...Show More Summary
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to buy e-commerce startup Jet.com 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.
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
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is reportedly looking to acquire Jet.com, 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 Stores Inc. is in talks to buy Jet.com Inc., the e-commerce startup that began a year ago billing itself as a challenger to Amazon.com Inc., according to people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title l...
This is from the Wall Street Journal: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Jet.com 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
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion, the WSJ said. Show More Summary
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
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
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
(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
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