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2 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Wal-Mart CEO gives $1M to University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas has received a $1 million gift from the CEO of Wal-Mart and his wife to benefit the school's business college.

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Related Topix: Retail, University of Arkansas

3 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Wal-Mart Robs MoneyGram, Western Union's Money Transfer Service

The retail giant announced this week that it will begin offering lower-cost money transfers in the U.S. under its own brand, and after that disclosure, shares of MoneyGram and Western Union took a tumble.

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Related Topix: Retail

6 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Movers & Shakers: SanDisk tops S&P 500; Western Union down on Wal-Mart

SanDisk Corp. rallied on Thursday to the top of the S&P 500 in the wake of strong results while Western Union Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, Startups, SanDisk

7 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Wal-Mart Joins Ria For Money Transfer Service

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services.

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Related Topix: Retail

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Wal-Mart to unveil new service with electronic payments provider

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Euronet Worldwide, Leawood, KS

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Investopedia

How Wal-Mart Makes its Money

While convention dictates that it's impossible to write about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. without saying at least something critical or speculative about the company's influence on social issues, the Bentonville, Ark., juggernaut remains the ultimate mom-and-pop success story.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bentonville, AR, Rogers, AR

Nanaimo Daily News

Yahoo nominates company co-founder, stock brokerage magnate, former Wal-Mart CEO to ...

The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill recently vacated positions in a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Retail

Reuters

U.S. calls for more investment-friendly Indian government

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Retail

CSP

Murphy USA Walmart

High-volume fuel retailer Murphy USA Inc. still sees plenty of opportunity in its long-term partnership with Wal-Mart Stores Inc., as well as in expanding beyond the small-kiosk, tobacco-centered model, president and CEO Andrew Clyde told analysts April 15 at its first analysts day event, presenting the company's plan for growth in the coming years ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, El Dorado, AR

The Hartford Courant

U.S. Chamber says non-union groups could reshape labor relations

The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation's employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave.

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Related Topix: Retail, Ansonia, CT

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The College of Law Practice Management , an interna... )--TriZetto Corporation announced Larry Bridge, senior vice president, strategy and corporate development, will be participating in a panel discussion about the future of gove... Wall Street Webcasting Presents: Wells Fargo Securities: "Watch the Stock Charts in the Coming Weeks for Clues on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Grupo Casa Saba SA De CV, Household Products

CIO

New Tool Exposes Self-Edits in Wikipedia

A word of caution about editing entries "anonymously" in Wikipedia : a tool has been developed that can show who made the changes.

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Related Topix: California Institute of Technology, Retail, George Bush

The City Wire

Wal-Mart shares downgraded by William Blair

Wall Street investors backed off of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Tuesday, April 15, following a downgrade by Chicago-based William Blair.

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Related Topix: Retail

Seeking Alpha

Plug Power: Sorting Through The Noise

Disappointing financial results and initial struggles to gain meaningful market share are not uncommon for companies offering disruptive products or technologies.

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Related Topix: Plug Power, Electronics, Retail

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Downgrades: General Motors Company, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

General Motors Company -- which is down 20.4% year-to-date to trade at $32.55 -- may receive more bearish brokerage notes in the near term, as well, which could negatively impact the shares.

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Related Topix: Retail, Manufacturing, Automakers, Beyond Corp, Saab AB, General Motors, Consulting, Aerospace-Defense, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

The City Wire

The Supply Side: Wet-Nap wipes debut at Wal-Mart Stores

A moist towelette first created for Kentucky Fried Chicken in 1957 and produced in Arkansas has found its way to Walmart shelves in more than 3,400 stores, according to Lindsey Drain, marketing manager for Nice-Pak Products in Bentonville.

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Related Topix: Retail, Marketing, Jonesboro, AR

West Australian

Tesco investor calls for CEO to quit - FT

Tesco Plc's chief executive, Philip Clarke, who is struggling to turn around Britain's biggest retailer, is facing calls to step down from a top shareholder, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Retail

The Wall Street Journal

AFL-CIO Cites CEO Pay to Press for Raising the Minimum Wage

Annual figures compiled by the AFL-CIO show chief executives of big U.S. companies made many times more than average workers last year, a gap union leaders will use to challenge wages and pressure Congress to boost the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

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Related Topix: Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Retail

MarketNewsVideo

Dow Movers: WMT, KO

In early trading on Tuesday, shares of Coca-Cola topped the list of the day's best performing Dow Jones Industrial Average components, trading up 2.8%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Business News, Video

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Family Dollar To Cut Jobs, Prices, and Close 370 Stores

Family Dollar is struggling. According to Fierce Retail and Reuters , the retailer announced on Thursday that, in order to offset declining sales and profit, it will start cutting jobs and closing 370 underperforming stores, hoping that those cuts will lower Family Dollar's annual operating expenses by between $40 million and $45 million, beginning ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Target

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