U.S. dollar stores have not become collateral damage, as feared, in a price war among big retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co, which has pushed down prices of key items such as eggs and laundry detergent. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
(Reuters) - The largest U.S. retail pharmacies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, are wielding more leverage when buying generic drugs, accelerating a decline in prices likely to affect drug companies for some time, industry experts said on Thursday.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is trying to hit back against Amazon.com Inc. following the latter’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. last week. Apparently feeling threatened by that deal, the retail giant has reportedly told its developer partners not to use Amazon Web Services to host their cloud applications. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and General Motors Co have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions.
DEMAND, MEET SUPPLY: UPS to Add Delivery Surcharges for Black Friday, Christmas Orders. The surcharges, announced Monday, are a shot across the bow for retailers, including giants such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc., that have been ramping up their e-commerce businesses as they seek to offset declining foot traffic to shopping centers. It […]
The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is turning to virtual reality to assist in training employees on subjects such as management and customer service. With the help of VR startup STRIVR Labs, the retailer expects to deploy VR training capability to more than 200 of its “Walmart Academy” training centers across the U.S. Show More Summary
The idea of using drones to deliver consumer goods was made famous by Amazon.com Inc., but the online retail giant is not alone in that endeavor. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is one such company testing drones with an eye to delivering groceries...Show More Summary
CHICAGO, May 18 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales at established U.S. stores, as more customers visited the discount retailer and its e-commerce push boosted online purchases, sending its shares up 1.3 percent in early trade. Show More Summary
Two former Wal-Mart Stores Inc employees have filed a lawsuit accusing the retailer of treating thousands of pregnant workers as “second-class citizens” by rejecting their requests to limit heavy lifting, climbing on ladders and other potentially dangerous tasks. The proposed class action lawsuit...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is thinking about using sensor technologies to track how much detergent a family has used or when milk is about to expire, according to a patent application made public Thursday, a sign the retailer is exploring new ways to fend off Amazon.com Inc.
Bonobos founder Andy Dunn is rushing toward the fashion front line in Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s growing war with Amazon. The question is what role he will play should he get there and how he could help the brick-and-mortar mass giant extend its power into the ever-changing and higher-priced fashion...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced its latest aggressive move to fight back against increasing online competition from Amazon.com (AMZN). STOCK PRICE FOR WMT Full price information Read more| Comments
Torres said a judge who previously oversaw the 6-1/2-year-old lawsuit misinterpreted a 2011 U.S. Supreme Court decision, Wal-Mart Stores Inc v. Dukes, in finding that former employees like De Luis and Gamba who sought "reinstatement"...Show More Summary
Dissenters were quick to react when ModCloth, an online seller of trendy women’s clothes and accessories, was acquired by retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last month. “You have disappointed us all,” one reader commented under a blog post by ModCloth co-founder Susan Gregg Koger announcing the...
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. About 6,700 pizzas sold under...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Wal-Mart Stores Inc supplier has recalled frozen pizzas available in 11 U.S. states due to concerns about possible listeria contamination, according to the retailer and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. appears to be making good on its vow to return to its historic position as the low-price leader, and analysts say the company’s moves could spur other retailers to drop their grocery prices in return. Reuters reported Feb. Show More Summary
The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its online sales soared 29% in its fiscal fourth quarter, which covers the crucial holiday shopping season. That's...