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1 hr ago | The Washington Post
Jim Walton, left, Alice Walton, center, and Robson Walton, right, chairman of the board of directors of Walmart Stores Inc. With $476 billion in revenue, Wal-Mart still reigns as the world's largest retailer, a far cry from the company started by Sam Walton and his brother James in a small Arkansas town in 1962.
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5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times
Every few weeks farmer Jay Narayan Singh hauls onions and potatoes in a hired lorry to a wholesale market an hour's drive from his home in the country's northern plains, only to sell his vegetables at a quarter of the prices retail consumers pay.
At the beginning of the third quarter of 2014, only the Consumer Staples sector earns an Attractive-or-better rating.
Wal-Mart is the first of what could be seven or eight other retailers to partner with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council , committing to sell merchandise featuring a new logo identifying the goods as produced by women-owned businesses.
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said on Thursday that it is time for U.S. stock market investors to tread carefully after the run-up on Wall Street.
Wandering into an American Eagle Outfitters store, a customer is more likely to wonder if a denim jacket will look good with a purple V-neck T-shirt than whether that jacket's metal buttons contributed to the war chests of armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Although the mass merchant's mobile site loads slower than recommended, a coding trick saves server requests and load time.
In its first year, Target Canada generated sales of $1.3 billion, but it also suffered a $941 million loss.
CBS News has learned that "Wal-Mart Stores, the world's largest retailer, topped the latest Fortune 500 global rankings of the most valuable companies by revenue, edging out Royal Dutch Shell."
Walmart founder Sam Walton in a family potrait displayed at the Wal-Mart museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Target and Wal-Mart are two of the nation's largest big box retailers. Both companies have had weak financial results in their latest quarters.
A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang.
The Mars family, whose wealth has been built on America's sweet tooth, ranks No.
Merchandise is seen being stocked and placed on the shelves at the new Walmart store in Downtown Honolulu in this file photo.
The health department said 568 cases of shigellosis have been reported since Jan. 1, and that Arkansas has recorded an average of 173 annual cases over the past five years.
The new issue of Forbes magazine ranks the wealthiest families in the United States for the first time, and found several families with company headquarters in Ohio.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 09:37 am
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