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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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  • Wal-Mart lowers forecast due to food stamp cuts, bad weather

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday that U.S. sales figures for its fiscal fourth quarter would probably come in below earlier forecasts when they’re announced Feb. 20 due to the effects of volatile weather and cuts to the federal food stamp program....
  • Sen. Ronald Calderon raises $28,000 for legal defense fund

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) has raised $28,000 for his legal defense fund as he faces an FBI investigation into allegations that he accepted bribes in exchange for action on legislation. He had paid $25,000 of the money,...
  • Grocer Aldi to open stores, regional headquarters in California

    Grocer Aldi to open stores, regional headquarters in California
    Supermarket chain Aldi plans to open 650 new stores in the U.S. the next five years, part of an aggressive growth strategy that includes building a regional headquarters and distribution center in Moreno Valley, Calif. The expansion will be the budget...
  • Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors

    Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors
    Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors. The board of directors removed...
  • California vs. Texas

    Republicans should read this carefully: Businesses are not running away from California. ("Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast," May 1) Wal-Mart, which realized several years ago that it could no longer adequately service its California...
  • Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight
    Employers across California increasingly are cutting labor costs by using long-term temporary workers — and not employees — to pick crops, sew garments, clean hotel rooms, flip burgers and toil in a range of low-wage industries. This trend...
  • Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics

    Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics
    Shares in Whole Foods Market Inc. on Wednesday dropped 20 percent after the company cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector. Austin, Texas-based Whole...
  • Obama's praise of Wal-Mart draws fire from labor groups, critics

    President Obama spotlighted Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Friday as part of a clean energy initiative. Obama, who spoke at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, Calif., announced executive actions intended to increase energy efficiency in buildings and vehicles. He...
  • Gov. Brown targets enterprise-zone tax credits

     Gov. Brown targets enterprise-zone tax credits
    SACRAMENTO — A battle is raging over a California program that grants businesses tax breaks for creating jobs but prevents the public from knowing who got them and why. At issue are enterprise zones, which were established to boost employment in...
  • Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push

    Wal-mart plans $50 billion 'buy American' push
    NEW YORK CITY -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc will buy an additional $50 billion in U.S.-made products over the next decade in areas like sporting goods and high-end appliances in what the world's largest retailer called a bid to help boost the U.S. economy. Wal-...
  • Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting

    Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting
    Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty. Same-store sales at major retailers such as...