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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Meet America's richest families

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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Related Topix: Retail, Tacoma, WA

5 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Govt targets middlemen in food chain inflation bites

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Marketing, Retail, World News, India,

10 hrs ago | The City Wire

Wal-Mart lawyers defend keeping alleged bribery documents sealed

Lawyers for Wal-Mart Stores argued before the Delaware Chancery Supreme Court on Thursday for the retailer's right to retain internal documents and records involved in the ongoing Federal Corruption Practices Act investigation.

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Related Topix: Retail, Indiana, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Sector Rankings For ETFs And Mutual Funds

At the beginning of the third quarter of 2014, only the Consumer Staples sector earns an Attractive-or-better rating.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Retail

The City Wire

Wal-Mart to highlight women-owned businesses with new label

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.

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Related Topix: Retail

Reuters

Exclusive: Carl Icahn says 'time to be cautious' on U.S. stocks

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.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar General

Post-gazette.com

U.S. companies wary of suppliers' conflict minerals

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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Apparel, American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Watches

Internet Retailer

Wal-Mart uses smart coding to make its mobile site load faster

Although the mass merchant's mobile site loads slower than recommended, a coding trick saves server requests and load time.

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Related Topix: Retail, iPod touchiPad App, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Keynote, iPhone and iPad App, Wireless, Emerging Technology

The Motley Fool

Still O (No) Canada for Target?

In its first year, Target Canada generated sales of $1.3 billion, but it also suffered a $941 million loss.

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Related Topix: Retail

NACD

Wal-Mart Tops Global Fortune 500, Edges Out Shell

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."

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Related Topix: Retail

Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart: Bringing Growth To The Business

It's high time for Wal-Mart to increase its penetration in e-commerce in the emerging economies of the Asia Pacific region.

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Related Topix: Retail

Wed Jul 09, 2014

New York Daily News

Walton family tops Forbes' richest American families list

Walmart founder Sam Walton in a family potrait displayed at the Wal-Mart museum in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Forbes, Retail, Bentonville, AR

Seeking Alpha

Should You Add Wal-Mart Or Target To Your Portfolio For Dividend Growth?

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.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

Statesboro Herald

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market confirmed for Statesboro's Market District

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.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Marketing

Business Journal

Mars family is America's third-richest dynasty

The Mars family, whose wealth has been built on America's sweet tooth, ranks No.

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Related Topix: Retail

Business Journal

Walmart opening 10th Hawaii store Wednesday morning

Merchandise is seen being stocked and placed on the shelves at the new Walmart store in Downtown Honolulu in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Retail, Amazon

Merced Sun-Star

Arkansas sees increase in shigellosis cases

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.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Retail

Business Journal

Which are Ohio's wealthiest families?

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.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Retail

Internet Retailer

Retail brands register their own top-level domains

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fox News

Sears, Kmart Expand In-Store Pickup

The CEO of Wal-Mart U.S. Bill Simon says the nation's stronger job market is not translating into more customer spending at Walmart stores.

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Related Topix: Sears Holdings Corporation, Retail, Business News

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