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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

Walmart discovers the payroll tax may bite

Feb 20, 2013
The nation's largest retailer may see slump in February sales figures.
Posted In: Walmart, Social Security, payroll tax

Walmart promises to hire vets: What are the challenges?

Jan 15, 2013
Even with big promises from major employers such as Walmart, the employment of returning military poses challenges.
Posted In: Walmart, Jobs, veterans

Nation's smallest Walmart to open in Atlanta

Jan 14, 2013
World's largest retailer experiments with smaller stores on college campuses
Posted In: Walmart, Georgia, Retail

Guns and dog food: Walmart sells a lot

Jan 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden included Walmart in his invites to an industry meeting on gun safety. Why? Walmart is one of the biggest seller of guns in the U.S. Just like it's the biggest seller of men's underwear, dog food and many other things.
Posted In: Walmart, gun control, Joe Biden

Invitation to a gun talk draws mixed reactions

Jan 9, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden invited all sorts of industries involved with guns to a summit meeting on gun violence. Does accepting the invite amount to accepting responsibility?
Posted In: guns, Walmart, Joe Biden

Sing a song of Walmart -- pro or con

Jan 8, 2013
A sonic tour of Walmart fans and foes as a judge moves a case against Walmart one step forward.
Posted In: Walmart, unions, working conditions, low-wage work

Walmart faces unprecedented lawsuit from contract workers

Jan 8, 2013
Walmart has been added to a class action suit by workers who don't actually work for Walmart.
Posted In: Walmart, permatemp, class action lawsuits

Shooting fallout prompts corporate response

Dec 18, 2012
The Newtown shooting has prompted an unusual and swift response from corporate America, from divesting in gun makers to suspending gun sales.
Posted In: guns, gun control, Walmart, Newtown

The Fresh & Easy grocery experiment may be over

Dec 5, 2012
Tesco, the U.K. retailer, started opening up a new kind of grocery store in the U.S. five years ago. More than a convenience store, almost a supermarket, Fresh & Easy hasn't found its place in shoppers' habits.
Posted In: Fresh & Easy, Tesco, Walmart

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