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Walmart faces a challenge: Keep fresh produce looking fresh

Jun 3, 2013
The mass retailer and its employees have a lot to learn about handling stuff that has to look good in the display case and has a short life, if it wants to succeed with fresh produce.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, produce, groceries

Wal-Mart gives suppliers a deadline to disclose factory details

Apr 15, 2013
Wal-Mart wants suppliers to list exactly which factories they work with. The retail giant says it will cut ties with anyone who subcontracts work without permission.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, supply chain, factory

Can the new OMB chief tame DC's budget monster?

Mar 4, 2013
President Obama's new budget director will have less leeway to bargain than her predecessors. But it's also a chance to prove her mettle.
Posted In: President Obama, Office of Management and Budget, Wal-Mart

Aereo may never get the chance to revolutionize TV

Mar 14, 2012
Aereo is supposed to launch today but it’s already being sued. The company's antennae system could change the way people can access television.
Posted In: Aereo, tv, apps, Wal-Mart, Vudu

New leader picked for Wal-Mart China

Feb 7, 2012
Wal-Mart has a new head of China operations. New Zealander Greg Foran will need to execute a strategy that is based on more than cheap prices.
Posted In: China, Wal-Mart, Walmart

Business reporting for the 99%

Jan 30, 2012
David Brancaccio on the past and future of business journalism. Watch the live video stream Monday night from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Posted In: david brancaccio, 99%, business reporting, Wal-Mart, ASU

MID-DAY UPDATE: Stop reading your Facebook at work

Aug 26, 2010
California has passed legislation to set up a new market exchange for health insurance. It could be a model for other states to follow. The boa...
Posted In: 3PAR, Airlines, BP, Chris Farrell, Facebook, Germany, Greenland, health exchange, mid-day update, natural gas, Toll Brothers, Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to reduce prices on several items

Apr 9, 2010
Facing months of slowing sales, Wal-Mart is slashing prices on thousands of products. The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart's sales at U.S. stores...
Posted In: Wal-Mart, Walmart

Is Wal-Mart making my eco-dream come true?

Jul 15, 2009
UPDATE 7/15/09 2:53pm -- Sam Eaton previews Wal-Mart's announcement on Marketplace today....
Posted In: Seventh Generation, sustainability index, Wal-Mart

Unsafe at any sip: Washington babies lose

May 7, 2009
And for today's jeopardy: Who is the U.S Trade Representative to China and why did he meddle with Maryland's proposed healthy toy bill? What...
Posted In: BPA, Wal-Mart

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