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  1. Xi Jinping Has a New Signup For China's Pollution Fight: Walmart an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 28 | Bloomberg

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to slash pollution and prioritize living standards over unbridled growth. On the other side of the globe in Bentonville, Arkansas, the world's largest retailer is signing on.

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  2. Walmart Joins Dick's Sporting Goods in Making Gun Sale Age 21 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Walmart Inc. pledged to increase its firearms and ammunition purchasing age to 21, joining Dick's Sporting Goods, which said earlier that it would do the same. "We take seriously our obligation to be a responsible seller of firearms," Walmart said in a statement posted on its website Wednesday evening.

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  3. Walmart Gives Disappointing Outlook as E-Commerce Growth Flags 30 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Walmart Inc. delivered a disappointing annual profit forecast as its once-torrid e-commerce sales growth begins to decelerate and the U.S. tax overhaul provides less of a windfall than expected. The world's largest retailer expects earnings of $4.75 to $5 a share this fiscal year, excluding some items, compared with an average Wall Street estimate of $5.13.

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  4. Walmart Unveils New Apparel Brands to Counter Amazon's GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Walmart Inc. is introducing low-cost clothing brands for women, kids and plus-size customers, aiming to lure shoppers as jettisoned DanskinNow label -- along with Terra & Sky in plus-size apparel and Wonder Nation for kids, according to a company presentation to suppliers obtained by Bloomberg News. The George apparel brand, which Walmart brought over from its British unit Asda, will be refocused for men only.

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  5. Women at Walmart Becoming Scarcer Despite C-Suite Promotions 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Walmart Inc. just named two female executives to top jobs even as women are becoming more scarce overall at the nation's biggest private employer. Rachel Brand is joining the company from a senior U.S. Justice Department post to head global governance. Both women will report directly to the CEO.

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  6. Wal-Mart Is Cutting Up to 500 Corporate Jobs an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting 400 to 500 jobs at headquarters this week, the latest effort to streamline a retail empire under threat from The layoffs will hit the company's marketing, human resources, merchandising, real estate, logistics and finance divisions, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain said. The company is informing most of those affected on Thursday, and they will have 60 days to find a new role.

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  7. Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax OverhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. The increase takes effect next month and will cost $300 million on top of wage hikes that were already planned, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer said Thursday.

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  8. Is Alexa Really Eavesdropping on You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Bloomberg

    I've gone all-in on Amazon's line of Alexa-powered speakers, installing them throughout my home and buying them for family members. We use them to play music and news, tell jokes and get the weather.

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  9. Wal-Mart Growth Hits Post-Recession High as It Chases Amazon 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. delivered its strongest U.S. sales gain in more than eight years, helping it keep pace with rival Same-store sales grew 2.7 percent in the third quarter, the company said on Thursday, beating the increase projected by analysts. Wal-Mart also boosted its earnings forecast for the full year.

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  10. Walmart Pay Could Surpass Apple in U.S. Mobile PaymentsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s app is close to surpassing Apple Pay in usage for mobile payments in the U.S., giving the world's largest retailer even more clout as a growing number of people shop with their smartphones. Available in 4,774 stores, Walmart Pay is enrolling tens of thousands of new users a day, up from thousands four or five months ago, said Daniel Eckert, who runs the business.

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  11. Walmart Pay Threatens to Surpass Apple in U.S. Mobile PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 's app is close to surpassing Apple Pay in usage for mobile payments in the U.S., giving the world's largest retailer even more clout as a growing number of people shop with their smartphones. Available in 4,774 stores, Walmart Pay is enrolling tens of thousands of new users a day, up from thousands four or five months ago, said Daniel Eckert, who runs the business.

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  12. George Who? Jeff Bezos Is the New Face of NespressoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Bloomberg

    It's not just supermarkets that are in a tizz about Amazon.com Inc. The consumer goods giants are also having to change up to accommodate its increasing clout in groceries. Nestle SA, the world's biggest food company, has told investors that it's opening a dedicated Seattle office just to serve Amazon.

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  13. Wal-Mart Spent a Year Remaking DiapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Target Corp. with dozens of new products for infants -- including bedding and a softer, more absorbent diaper that took more than a year to design. Wal-Mart said Wednesday that it's overhauling its 19-year-old Parent's Choice brand by introducing 120 new products and improving 100 others.

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  14. Bentonville to Amazon: No Room for HQ in Wal-Mart's HometownRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2017 | The Washington Post

    There's at least one mayor not jumping up and down to woo Amazon's second headquarters to town: Bob McCaslin, chief executive of Bentonville, Arkansas, home to Amazon's primary retail competitor Wal-Mart. It just isn't a good fit, he said.

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  15. Wal-Mart Gives Tepid OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , racing to fend off Amazon.com Inc. and a fresh attack from European grocery discounters, gave a lukewarm earnings forecast for the third quarter, a sign that heavy spending aimed at maintaining its edge is taking a toll. said that profit will be 90 cents to 98 cents a share in the period.

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  16. Wal-Mart Is Eliminating a Few Dozen Jobs at HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is trimming the workforce at its headquarters again, part of the retailer's campaign to reduce expenses, according to a person familiar with the matter. A few dozen employees are affected and were having discussions with human-resources officials on Thursday, said the person, who requested anonymity because the cuts haven't been made public.

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  17. Wal-Mart Will Punish Its Suppliers for Delivering EarlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The focus this time is delivery scheduling, and the company's not messing around. Two days late? That'll earn you a fine.

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  18. How a Bankrupt Fishmonger Became a Dollar-Store BillionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Hirotake Yano , founder and president of closely held Daiso Sangyo Corp., the self-described "Japanese shopping wonderland," was one of the country's first vendors to adopt a single-price model and used that strategy to build a net worth that the "His timing was perfect," Pascal Martin, a partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants, said in an email. "Opening the first 100-yen store in 1991, a couple of years after the burst of the Japanese economic 'bubble,' which was the beginning of a profound shift in Japanese consumer culture."

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