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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.
Posted In: Walmart, Mexico, bribery

Patagonia founder on why there's no 'sustainability'

Apr 17, 2012
Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has written a new book he hopes will be a blueprint for companies to do better... by doing good.
Posted In: clothing, sustainability, green, Environment, Walmart, patagonia

Walmart launches disc-to-digital service

Apr 16, 2012
DreamWorks Animation SKG and five other studios are teaming up to convert DVDs into an online movie library.
Posted In: Walmart, DVDs, blu-ray, digital, Entertainment

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

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