Wal-Mart announced that it will open six stores in Chicago by 2013. The stores will create 1,000 permanent jobs with their new stores and an extra 200 for the construction. The goal is to bring well-priced groceries, goods and pharmaceuticals to the underprivileged neighborhoods. Will you...

ARKANSAS, United States — Wal-Mart Stores Inc said that it would take a different approach to online growth than Amazon.com Inc by using its large network of stores as distribution points. But if the world's largest bricks-and-mortar retailer is serious about competing more directly with...

gain from the sale of Wal-Mart's e-commerce business in China and other items, earnings per share came to $1.07 in the second quarter ended on July 31. That exceeded the analysts' average estimate of $1.02, according to Thomson Reuters. The retailer had forecast 95 cents to...

NEW YORK, United States — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has sued Visa Inc., charging that the payment network is not allowing the retail giant to let customers verify chip-enabled debit card transactions with what it believes is a more secure method: personal identification numbers. In a suit filed...

Looks like Wal-Mart is going back to what it became best known for, cheap prices. Sources close to their corporate offices reveal that Wal-Mart is taking action against its dollar store competitors. In fact, they've reportedly started contacting their suppliers to talk about "opening price...

the launch of her new beauty line, Flower, developed exclusively for Wal-Mart. At the time, she told Into the Gloss, "We're an upstart company at Walmart, which sounds like an oxymoron, I know. We are at the largest retailer in the world, but we are a new business." Given that Flower...

BENTONVILLE, United States — Wal-Mart says it plans to slow new store openings as it looks to pour more money into its online efforts, technology and store remodels. Shares of the Bentonville, Arkansas-based chain fell slightly in Thursday premarket trading. Wal-Mart closed on its more...

Wal-Mart plans to grow its China footprint by nearly a third with around 115 new stores to open by 2017. In August, Wal-Mart said comparative sales in China dipped 1.4 pct in May-July. TEMPERATURE CHECK To be sure, the Chinese filings provide only a temperature check on part of...

BENTONVILLE, United States — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to close 269 stores, including 102 of its small-format Express outlets, aiming to refocus on better-performing locations and its e-commerce site. The move includes 154 locations in the U.S., the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company said...

NEW YORK, United States — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and e-commerce startup Jet.com Inc. are trying to close a $3 billion acquisition as soon as Monday that will require Jet founder Marc Lore to head the retailer's online division for several years, according to people familiar with the...

 

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