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  1. Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest investment in worker training and pay ever, Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that within the next six months it will give raises to about 500,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent of its 1.3 million U.S. employees.

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  2. Wal-Mart, Spurs owner big givers to Abbott's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    A lavish inauguration for Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was pulled off thanks to $4.7 million from private contributors, including Wal-Mart and the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, according to a list of donors released Friday. A blowout ball headlined by country superstars Lady Antebellum made the January inauguration likely the most expensive of 2015 in the U.S., and the same wealthy donors who built Abbott's record-setting campaign bankroll picked up most of the check.

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  3. Wal-Mart launches cash pickup option for tax refundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart is launching a service allowing customers to pick up their tax refunds in cash at about 3,000 stores nationwide. It's the discounter's latest move offer more financial services, which is seen as a path to bringing more shoppers to its stores.

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  4. Judge rejects bid to delay Tracy Morgan lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Tracy Morgan has won the latest round in his effort to sue Wal-Mart and others over a fatal crash in New Jersey. A federal judge on Friday refused to delay the lawsuit.

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  5. Wal-Mart sales perk up ahead of holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in an important sales measurement in the third quarter as it reported profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday. But the world's largest retailer issued a fourth-quarter profit outlook that missed Wall Street expectations because of expected fierce holiday discounting.

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  6. Wal-Mart to extend Black Friday to five days a " and take it onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart is making Black Friday a weeklong event, shifting away from the chaotic one-day sales that once epitomized the day after Thanksgiving. The "New Black Friday" will include five days of sales on Walmart.com and in stores, starting at 12:01 a.m. online on Thanksgiving and running through Cyber Monday, the Bentonville, Ark.-based company said in a statement Wednesday.

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  7. Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices of local store competitors but has not followed other retailers including Best Buy and Target in matching prices of online rivals.

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  8. New phase for Crystal Bridges: Contemporary artRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened in 2011 in Wal-Mart's hometown, Bentonville, Arkansas, with a respectable collection of work by famous artists from Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter" to a George Washington portrait by Gilbert Stuart. But the museum has just opened a massive exhibition of contemporary art called "State of the Art" that could be a game-changer.

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  9. Wal-Mart launching mobile checking accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks. It is Wal-Mart's biggest push into the financial services sector and its target is customers that have limited access to traditional banking.

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  10. Picassos among pieces going on public view in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail are putting on public display for the first time this month, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration. "I find it inspiring in a way - that tangible creativity you find in painting or performance," says the philanthropist and chairman of L Brands who built brands that include Victoria's Secret, Limited and Henri Bendel.

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  11. Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pctRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year. The world's largest retailer also emphasized that current workers who want more hours during the holidays will get priority.

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  12. Wal-Mart cuts profit outlookRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook on Thursday amid sluggish sales, higher-than-expected health care costs and the need to invest more in its e-commerce operations.

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  13. Wal-Mart 2Q profit rises roughly 1 percentRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday eked out a 0.6 percent profit increase in its fiscal second quarter.

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  14. US retail sales flat in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this June 5, 2014 photo, Conquisia Tyler, right, gives change to a customer at Sam's Club in Bentonville, Ark.

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