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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Wal-Mart cuts dozens of China executives to cut costs

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it has cut more than 20 mid-level jobs in China as part of its effort to lower costs in the world's second largest economy where it has been grappling with slower sales and tough price competition. Raymond Bracy, China-based...
  • Wal-Mart chief merchandiser departs just before Black Friday: memo

    Wal-Mart chief merchandiser departs just before Black Friday: memo
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc Chief Merchandising Officer Duncan Mac Naughton has decided to leave the retailer to pursue new opportunities, according to a company memo provided to media. The move comes as Wal-Mart and other retailers gear up for the holiday...
  • Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchandiser departs just before Black Friday

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc said its U.S. chief merchandising officer was leaving the company in a management shuffle just as the crucial holiday shopping season kicks into gear. Duncan Mac Naughton, who had held the post since 2011, was departing to pursue...
  • Walmart workers announce Black Friday protest locations

    (Reuters) - A pressure group pushing for higher wages at Walmart stores said employees would stage protests at 1,600 U.S. stores on Black Friday, including 60 in Washington. Wal-Mart Stores Inc, owner of Walmart stores and the largest private employer...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree posts best same-store sales growth since 2011

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree posts best same-store sales growth since 2011
    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011. Shares of the company, which has agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $8.5 billion, rose 3...
  • Jana Partners lines up five executives to serve on PetSmart board: filing

    (Reuters) - Jana Partners LLC has lined up five executives who are willing to serve as directors on PetSmart Inc's board if the activist hedge fund is not satisfied with the outcome of the pet food retailer's strategic review, the fund said in a filing on...
  • Dollar Tree says expects fewer merger-related store divestitures

    (Reuters) - Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc . Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67....
  • 23 labor protesters arrested outside Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera

    23 labor protesters arrested outside Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera
    Authorities Thursday evening arrested 23 people protesting outside a Wal-Mart in Pico Rivera as part of nationwide efforts to organize the retailer's employees, authorities said. The demonstration began in the store's parking lot at Washington and...
  • New rules would boost consumer protections for prepaid cards

    The nation's top consumer financial watchdog is taking aim at the booming but lightly regulated prepaid card industry with new rules to protect customers from the vagaries of bank-like operations. The proposal to be released Thursday by the Consumer...
  • U.S. business, industry groups urge congressional action on trade

    WASHINGTON Reuters) - U.S. businesses and industry groups urged Congress on Wednesday to give the White House authority to fast-track trade deals before the end of the year, saying it was a critical tool to complete major trade deals. In a letter to...
  • Talk of activist interest boosts Wal-Mart call volume ahead of earnings

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Traders placed bullish bets on Wal-Mart Stores Inc's options on Tuesday, the third trading day in a row, amid rumors that the retailer could face activist pressure to spin off its Sam's Club division. Activity in Wal-Mart's call...