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  1. America is about to go on a 'Back to School' splurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    We're not going by what we've heard or seen, but rather by the data from YouGov that confirms this influence. Moreover this influence is fairly well spread among the purchases ranging from clothes, footwear and personal care products to be worn by the teenager, but also entertainment content and where to eat.

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  2. Wal-Mart beats shareholder appeal in Mexico bribery lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc executives and directors persuaded a federal appeals court on Friday to reject shareholder claims that they permitted and then covered up pervasive bribery by officials at the world's largest retailer's Mexico unit. By a 3-0 vote, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis upheld a lower court dismissal of a federal lawsuit accusing the defendants, including former chief executives Mike Duke and Lee Scott, of breaching their duties in failing to stop alleged bribery at Wal-Mart de Mexico.

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  3. An activist group is punching holes in Walmart's 'made-in-the-USA' claims on its productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The dispute between the two parties began in June 2015 when TINA.org sent a letter to the retailer letting it know that it had investigated claims that certain products sold on its website were inaccurately labeled "made in the USA." Two days after that letter was delivered Wal-Mart sent a letter [opens in PDF] to the organization declaring that the company would take steps to fix any misuses of the claim.

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  4. Walmart is about to get a lot cheaper in one key areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The retailer is slashing prices in its grocery department with a particular focus on fresh produce, consumables, and over-the-counter drugs, the company told Business Insider The price cuts are part of a multi-year, multi-billion-dollar investment that Walmart launched in the first quarter of the year. The rollbacks will put pressure on Walmart's profit margins, but the retailer is betting that resulting traffic gains will offset this, according to "Should WMT fully succeed in creating a higher-quality, lower-price perishable offering, it could serve as a point of differentiation and help slow share loss to Aldi and Lidl in the coming years," Lasser wrote.

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  5. Walmart is developing a droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A DJI employee demonstrates flying a drone at Consumer Electronics Show 2016 in Las Vegas on Jan. 7, 2016. [Note: This is not the drone Walmart will be using.

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  6. Walmart is finally fixing one of its worst mistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Store manager Gary Rains leads the Wal-Mart cheer at the end of the morning staff meeting with his employees at store #100 in Bentonville, Arkansas in this photo taken July 2, 2003. made a mistake.

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  7. Walmart's former No. 2 exec dies at 66Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Tom Coughlin, a former No. 2 executive at retailing giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc and protege of founder Sam Walton, died on Friday, the company said.

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  8. Sam's Club hires regional buyers, sees 'local' food as key in upscale shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Sam's Club, the warehouse club unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, is building a team of regional U.S. buyers to bring in more local and organic groceries, a strategy used by rival Costco Wholesale Corp to drive loyalty and attract wealthier customers. Attracting and keeping customers has taken on a new importance for Sam's Club after a 0.5-percent fall in sales at existing stores in the quarter ending in January, the first drop since early 2014.

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  9. Someone spent 6 hours paying for super cheap stuff at a Walmart going ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Someone spent 6 hours paying for super cheap stuff at a Walmart going out of business to re-sell it on Amazon And this brought to life a classic retail arbitrage scheme: buy cheap stuff in a defunct store and sell it for a markup somewhere else. Sam Cohen, owner of e-commerce company DWNY LLC in Ocean, N.J., sent three employees in a 26-foot truck to the nearest closing Walmart, about 160 miles south, in Baltimore.

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  10. A jury has ordered Walmart to pay a pharmacist $31 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. The Concord jury deliberated for 2-1/2 hours before ruling on Wednesday for the plaintiff, Maureen McPadden, after a five-day trial, her lawyers said.

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  11. Walmart is gearing up to chase down Amazon onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Tom Sansevere talks with his grandson while looking at toys at a Walmart store in Secaucus, New Jersey, November 11, 2015. Wal-Mart is merging an Arkansas-based division that develops computer systems for its stores with a fast-growing technology unit in Silicon Valley, aiming to hasten its move to compete in the online era.

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  12. Wal-Mart beats 3Q profit forecastsRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Walmart reported improved customer traffic and an uptick in a key sales figure during the third quarter, even as a stronger dollar pressured its performance overseas. For the three months ended Oct. 31, the world's biggest retailer earned $3.3 billion, or $1.03 per share.

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