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Walmart workers stage unprecedented strike

Oct 10, 2012
Walmart workers protest against unfair labor practices as a small number of store workers walk off the job, a first for the retailer.
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Walmart takes on Amazon with same-day delivery

Oct 10, 2012
Walmart stores in a handful of cities will double as distribution centers as the online giant moves into super quick delivery.
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New Bluebird prepaid card is alternative to checking accounts

Oct 9, 2012
Walmart and American Express have teamed up to offer the new Bluebird card. They say it should help people avoid the high fees on checking accounts and debit cards.
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Stores expand holiday layaway options

Oct 5, 2012
Slow economic recovery means layaway is thriving.
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Walmart gives Amazon Kindle the boot

Sep 20, 2012
Walmart, following Target’s lead, will stop selling the Amazon Kindle. It’s recognition that the online retailer is a serious Walmart competitor.
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Walmart arms itself with vaccines

Aug 23, 2012
The giant discounter will soon begin offering a slew of shots aimed at boosting its health care business.
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Major retailers team up for mobile payment plan

Aug 15, 2012
We've got news this morning that a group of major retailers, including Walmart, Target and 7-Eleven, are teaming up to create their own network for mobile payments. It's one more way for stores to draw you closer -- and get a jump on outsiders, like Google.
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The paradox of the Walmart economy

Aug 15, 2012
Walmart's business has been on an upswing. But is it true that as goes the nation’s biggest retailer, so goes the nation’s economy?
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Walmart pilots small 'Express' stores

Jul 2, 2012
Walmart may decide to compete with dollar stores in rural areas.
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Shareholders to vote against Wal-Mart's board

Jun 1, 2012
A symbolic vote held today will a message that investors are not happy with Wal-Mart's management.
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