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  • About Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon

    Doug McMillon President and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. AGE: 48 BORN: Oct. 17, 1966 in Jonesboro, Ark. HOME: Bentonville, Ark. FAMILY: Wife, Shelley, two sons EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from University of Arkansas. MBA...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to...
  • TJ Maxx, Marshalls to follow Wal-Mart in raising pay

    The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores became the latest retailer to boost pay for its U.S. workers, putting pressure on other chains to do the same. TJX Cos. said Wednesday that it will increase pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 an...
  • Correction: Target-Free Shipping story

    In a story Feb. 23 about Target Corp.'s free shipping policy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Overstock.com offers free shipping only to loyalty club members. It offers free shipping on orders over $50 to all shoppers in the continental U....
  • Pay attention to Wal-Mart's new minimum wage

    Pay attention to Wal-Mart's new minimum wage
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest private sector employer, announced Thursday that it will give half a million employees a raise. Starting this spring, the retailer's lowest-paid workers will earn $9 an hour, significantly higher than the $7.25...
  • Wal-Mart opposes Arkansas law some see as allowing LGBT bias

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it opposes a new law in its home state of Arkansas to ban cities and counties from expanding anti-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity. A spokesman for the world's largest retailer on...
  • Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25

    Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25
    Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers. The minimum takes aim at competitors Wal-Mart and Amazon.com, both of which have higher...
  • 2 sides in West Coast ports labor dispute reach tentative contract

    2 sides in West Coast ports labor dispute reach tentative contract
    Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. The breakthrough came...
  • Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line. The nation's largest private employer announced on Thursday that it's giving a raise to about half-million U.S. workers as part of a $1 billion...
  • Half-million of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line. The nation's largest private employer announced on Thursday that it's giving a raise to about half-million U.S. workers as part of a $1 billion...
  • Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest investment in worker training and pay...