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What's not in your cart at Walmart? Produce, electronics, toys...

Aug 15, 2013
The world's largest retailer reported quarterly sales were down and cut its profit forecast for the year. So what are consumers putting in their shopping carts and what are they leaving out?
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Retail earnings disappoint on slow economic recovery

Aug 15, 2013
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Posted In: Walmart, Retail, employment, wages

India stuck between a Walmart and a hard place

Jul 24, 2013
India has a strict rules for big international retailers: 30 percent of the merchandise sold at big box stores has to be purchased in India.
Posted In: India, Walmart

The art in Walmart: A painter turns his canvas on store aisles

Jul 16, 2013
Meet Brendan O'Connell, Walmart artist -- or at least the mega retailer is his muse. O'Connell has taken to painting the things you can find the big-box store and the people who roam its aisles.
Posted In: Walmart, art, painting, Retail

Walmart can be sued over abuse of 'permatemps' in California warehouse

May 16, 2013
Walmart could be liable for millions in damages because it controls the supply chain, even if it doesn't employ the workers directly.
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Blame the weather on lower sales and housing starts?

May 16, 2013
Temperatures were down across much of the United States, causing consumers to huddle at home instead of going out.
Posted In: retail sales, Walmart, housing starts

Plenty of finger-pointing, but little compensation in Bangladesh factory tragedies

Apr 25, 2013
The collapse of a factory in Bangladesh reportedly producing clothing for American and European companies is raising questions about what those companies owe after a tragedy.
Posted In: Bangladesh, factory, Walmart

Walmart's image man on the company's PR challenges

Apr 24, 2013
Walmart is losing its image man. Leslie Dach, executive vice president of corporate affairs at Walmart, will be stepping down this summer after seven years on the job.
Posted In: branding, Walmart

Welcome to Walmart, would you deliver a package for us?

Mar 28, 2013
Walmart is reportedly considering using customers at its brick-and-mortar stores to deliver packages to online customers.
Posted In: Walmart, big box, Amazon, same day delivery

Walmart's worries: Payroll tax, gas prices

Feb 21, 2013
Walmart, Safeway and other grocers face more than higher payroll taxes. High gas prices could crimp shoppers, but job growth could help.
Posted In: Walmart, Retail, sequester

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