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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Wal-Mart de Mexico board names Ostale new CEO

    Wal-Mart de Mexico , Mexico's biggest retailer, said on Friday that Enrique Ostale, Walmex Chairman and Latin America chief executive officer for parent company Wal-Mart Stores Inc , will also take over as CEO of the Mexican company. The change comes...
  • Thai Union Frozen to buy U.S. tuna firm Bumble Bee for $1.5 billion

    Thai Union Frozen Products PCL , the world's biggest producer of canned tuna, has agreed to buy U.S. competitor Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5 billion as part of a plan to double revenue through overseas acquisitions. The purchase will give Thai Union...
  • Pa. Supreme Court affirms $151M ruling against Wal-Mart

    Pa. Supreme Court affirms $151M ruling against Wal-Mart
    (Reuters) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to pay $188 million to employees who had sued the retailer for failing to compensate them for rest breaks and all hours worked. Wal-Mart said on Tuesday that it might appeal the...
  • Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock

    Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock
    Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples. Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
  • Private equity firm to buy PetSmart

    Private equity firm to buy PetSmart
    Pet supply retailer PetSmart Inc succumbed to calls from some shareholders for a sale on Sunday with an agreement to be bought by a private equity consortium led by BC Partners Ltd for $8.7 billion, in the largest leveraged buyout of the year. At a time...
  • Family of Ohio man shot and killed in Walmart sue company, police

    The family of an Ohio man shot and killed by police while holding a BB gun in a Walmart store filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the police and the national retail chain. John Crawford, 22, was shot after a 911 caller reported a...
  • Disruption's winners and losers in 2015

    Disruption's winners and losers in 2015
    Think major industries have been disrupted a lot already? Just wait. A new report makes the case that 2015 promises to be the year that long-developing trends and already existing technologies finally upend conventional ways of doing business, posing...
  • Mega retailers battle to survive as e-commerce booms in China

    Mega retailers battle to survive as e-commerce booms in China
    It took China's biggest retail chain Suning all last year to generate sales of about $17 billion. Last month, e-commerce giant Alibaba saw sales worth more than half that amount pass through its Tmall website in just one day. Big retailers like Suning...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...
  • Hudson Pacific to buy 26 Bay Area properties for $3.5 billion

    Hudson Pacific Properties Inc. has agreed to purchase 26 Bay Area office properties for $3.5 billion in cash and stock, underscoring the hot Silicon Valley real estate market and greatly expanding the Los Angeles firm's portfolio. The real estate...
  • You may already be too late for hottest holiday toys

    If you still have Disney's Frozen Castle and Ice Palace Playset on your holiday gift list this year, you may already be out of luck. With Christmas approaching, the $119 toy - made by Mattel Inc - is sold out. Of course, you can find it at resellers...