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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Music stars rock Walmart shareholders' meeting

Jun 1, 2012
Despite troubling bribery allegations, shareholders partied at the giant retailer's annual meeting this week to live performances by big-name celebs like Justin Timberlake, Aerosmith and Celine Dion.
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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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Walmart expands its bribery investigation

May 18, 2012
Walmart said it is looking beyond Mexico for possible bribery in its foreign operations. Will the widening probe affect Walmart’s business?
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Shopping online, with cash

Apr 27, 2012
Walmart introduces a 'pay with cash' option on its website. You go online to order something, then drive to a Walmart store and pay in cash. Once you've paid, Walmart will ship your items right to your door.
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Small talk: takes cash, 'Ciri' is in your TV

Apr 27, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Paying for cash at, when you accidentally fire your entire company, and an Apple knock-off TV has Ciri in it.
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Walmart checking compliance with U.S. bribery law

Apr 25, 2012
Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
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Tallying up the Walmart bribery probe

Apr 24, 2012
The Mexican bribery investigation could hurt shareholders, but it won't do a thing to shoppers.
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Wal-Mart faces allegations of bribery in Mexico

Apr 23, 2012
The New York Times reports that Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary paid millions of dollars in bribes in order to put its stores all over Mexico.
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