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  1. Walmart to sell UK unit as it seeks growth in online salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Walmart has agreed to sell its British unit, Asda, to local rival Sainsbury's in a 7.3 billion pound deal as the U.S. giant focuses on online sales in countries with higher growth and less intense competition. The cash and stock deal will also reshape Britain's supermarket industry.


  2. Walmart launching new clothes brands, as Target, Amazon haveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The world's largest retailer is unveiling four new lines for women, men and children with items from $5 to $30 that will be available Thursday. It's the most ambitious clothing launch in years for the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company, which is trying to shed its just-basics image and become a destination for trendier products from food to home design.


  3. Walmart raises starting wages, handing out bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Walmart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time cash bonus of up to $1,000 to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits.


  4. In the age of Amazon, Walmart is changing its legal nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is changing its legal name effective Feb. 1 as it shifts away from physical stores in the age of Amazon's increasing dominance. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, said Wednesday it will change its legal name to Walmart Inc. from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. It said the move underscores its growing emphasis on serving shoppers in different ways beyond just physical stores but also online, on their mobile devices and through pickup and delivery.


  5. Walmart sees the future and it is digitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Walmart is all about online, anticipating digital sales next fiscal year will rise about 40 percent and that it will double the number of U.S. curbside locations for online grocery shoppers at its stores. But the world's largest retailer continues to scale back new store growth in the U.S., with plans to open only 25 in its fiscal year 2019, which ends January 2019.


  6. Target is raising minimum hourly wage to $15 by end of 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020, a move it says will help it hire and keep the best employees and make shopping a better experience for customers. The initiative announced Monday is part of the discounter's overall strategy to improve its business, which includes remodeling stores, expanding its online services and opening up smaller urban locations.


  7. Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Walmart is testing a new service that lets a delivery person walk into your home when you're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge. The retailer says the service is for busy families that don't have time to stop at a store.


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