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News on Wal Mart Stores (Ticker: WMT) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Why We're Bullish On Wal-Mart

It is currently towards the bottom end of its two year price to sales ratio range, which we feel indicates the stock price could firm up.

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale

6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

No Victory For Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree recently announced its plan to acquire Family Dollar for approximately $8.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Retail, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com, Target

10 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Corning and Windstream are big market movers

The telecommunications company expanded an advertising deal and the stock got a boost from a peer's announced tax saving plan.

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Related Topix: Retail, East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Fruit Recall Affects Costco, Trader Joe's and Walmart Stores

Atalnta, Ga. If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Trader Joe's or Walmart stores recently, you will want to read this.

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Related Topix: Retail, Life, Fruits, Food, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Business Journal

Federal hiring slowdown hits Memphis hard

Multiple years of budget cuts have pushed federal hiring to the lowest levels in about a decade, according to Federal Times .

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Related Topix: Retail, Shelby County, TN

Internet Retailer

Wal-Mart makes another e-commerce acquisition

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet, Retail, Marketing, Mobile Marketing

Investor's Business Daily

Plug Power Charged By Bigger Wal-Mart Fuel Cell Pact

The company's stock was trading up 6.7% to 5.90 an hour after the opening bell. agreed to add a seventh Plug Power GenKey hydrogen fuel cell fueling site in Sterling, Ill., consisting of 286 GenDrive fuel cell units.

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Related Topix: Retail, Plug Power, Electronics, Alternative Energy

Seeking Alpha

How Long Before Target Shakes Off The Discount?

Target still trades at a discount to its top peer, but its growth prospects suggest that discount could soon disappear.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Asset management firm Carlyle Group LP is in advanced talks to acquire Acosta Sales and Marketing, in a deal that could value the consumer goods marketing agency at close to $5 billion including debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forbes.com

Interesting October Stock Options for Wal-Mart Stores

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Wal-Mart Stores , Inc. .

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Markets

Benzinga

5 Big Companies Seriously Investing In 3D Printing

Although 3D printers haven't exactly reached mass-market status, that doesn't mean the technology hasn't caught the attention of some big names.

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Related Topix: Retail

WATE-TV Knoxville

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records... A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Retail

Insurance Journal West

Wal-Mart Must Share Documents on Mexico Bribery Probe: Court

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed last Wednesday a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company's internal probe of allegations the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bentonville, AR

Brandon Sun

Dollar Tree buying peer Family Dollar Stores for approximately $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Family Dollars Stores

Seeking Alpha

Should You Short Whole Foods Market Going Into Earnings?

Whole Foods Market stock has been a disappointing performer for investors in 2014 as the stock is already down over 36%.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is America's Richest Family's Wealth at Risk?

The closest thing we have in the United States to an aristocracy, they are the richest family in America, edging out the second-wealthiest family, the Koch Brothers, by a reported $63 billion .

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Related Topix: Retail

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Guns Returning To Lakewood Wal-M...

According to Jim Cheeseman, store manager, Wal-Mart has carried firearms in the past, but the corporation discontinued this practice in many locations in 2005.

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Related Topix: Retail

Lowell Sun

Wal-Mart's new boss faces bare shelves, surly shoppers

Empty shelves, grumpy customers, long lines at the register: These are just some of the challenges facing Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s new U.S. chief.

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Related Topix: Retail, Marketing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Is Dollar Tree a Good Buy Now?

Discount retailer Dollar Tree shared great numbers for the final quarter in spite of terrible climate conditions and firm rivalry in the retail space.

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Related Topix: Dollar Tree Stores, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Target

The Motley Fool

Irony Alert: Synthetic Biology Could Have Avoided the Costly Recall at Whole Foods Market

Peach-mango salsa contains 0% of your recommended daily iron content, but if you purchase it from Whole Foods Market you'll get a full dose of irony.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, 38 Studios, Life, Fruits, Food, Food Science

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