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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Investor's Business Daily

Trash Hauler Republic Services Beats Estimates

That's a 19% increase from a year ago. Revenue was $2.23 billion, a 5% increase.

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Related Topix: Retail

Hospital Connect

Burwell names HHS senior counselor

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell July 23 named former Walmart executive Leslie Dach to a senior counselor position in the department.

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Related Topix: Retail

Forbes.com

Investing Lessons From the Past: Wal-Mart Dividend Letter From 1985

I was digging through an old file cabinet that had belonged to my grandfather, and I found this little blast from the past: a Wal-Mart Stores As a child in the 1980s, I actually remember my grandfather proudly showing me a paper certificate for his shares of Wal-Mart stock, and I remember the day he went electronic by handing the paper certificates ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Minyanville

Amazon's Great History of Bad Earnings Reports

You will receive a download link right in your email inbox for each of the free reports that you choose.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Audible, Retail

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