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Walmart lures shoppers back -- at a price

Feb 21, 2012
Walmart boosted U.S. sales in the latest quarter, but shoppers were drawn to lower-priced products and that hit profit margins.
Posted In: Walmart, Retail

The journey from farm to the dinner table

Feb 21, 2012
In her new book, journalist Tracie MacMillan explores the various ways that Americans grow, buy, sell and eat their food.
Posted In: Food, Agriculture, Walmart, produce

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

Walmart units jump to top of green power users list

Feb 2, 2012
In October, Walmart's facilities in Texas and California were ranked 15th by the Environmental Protection Agency for the amount of clean energy it uses. Now it is number three, thanks to a big going-green initiative.
Posted In: green, Walmart

Big-box superstores as bellwether indicators

Dec 8, 2011
Major retailers like Costco and Walmart often act as indicators of the overall economy, because they can reveal trends for what -- and if -- people are buying.
Posted In: Costco, Walmart, Retail

India will allow foreign supermarkets into country

Nov 25, 2011
The decision could mean big bucks for American companies like Wal-Mart, but some are nervous to what that could mean for local businesses.
Posted In: India, Walmart

Wal-Mart builds, destroys. Giveth, taketh away. For everything, turn turn turn, there is a Wal-Mart, turn turn turn.

Aug 10, 2011
The enormous discount retailer and blue vest promotional organization is trying to get around Apple's strict rules. Wal-Mart is bringing its Vudu...
Posted In: Amazon, iPad, Music, Walmart

Wal-Mart joins the streaming movie party

Jul 27, 2011
Tuesday, Wal-Mart announced it would start streaming movies, thanks to the streaming service Vudu, which the big box retailer acquired last year....
Posted In: business, Entertainment, movies, netflix, Walmart

MID-DAY UPDATE: Academy Awards, Groupon, Walmart, and gas prices

Feb 28, 2011
The Brits were the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. British film "The King's Speech...
Posted In: academy awards, China, gas prices, groupon, mid-day update, Russia, Walmart

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese delegation, Walmart, Target and Arby's

Jan 20, 2011
China announced a 10.3 percent GDP growth in December today. That's three times faster than GDP growth in the U.S., leading economists to believe...
Posted In: Arby's, Chicago, China, currency, GDP, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, Target, Walmart

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