| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs.
Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When investors think of "growth" stocks, some classic American names usually come to mind: Coca-Cola Co., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., McDonald's Corp., Procter & Gamble Co.
But many of those classics have taken a back seat in the bull market's advance over...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Saying it hopes to poach customers from mainstream banks, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is rolling out a mobile checking account with a linked debit card — a program that it promised would remain low-cost by eliminating fees charged for overdrafts or failing...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching expanded healthcare sign-ups at many of its stores, including hundreds of locations in California.
The retail giant said Monday that it has partnered with DirectHealth.com, an insurance agency and online comparison...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
MONTERREY (Reuters) - La gigante minorista Wal-Mart de México (Walmex) dijo el viernes que sus ventas comparables cayeron un 2.7 por ciento interanual en septiembre, una baja mayor a la esperada, por un calendario negativo y un consumo que se mantiene...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Department store giant Macy's Inc. is bulking up its holiday ranks with 86,000 temporary positions, the latest retailer to boost seasonal hiring in preparation for the upcoming shopping season.
The Cincinnati-based company said it was hiring about 3,000...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Smart & Final Stores Inc., the warehouse-style grocery chain with a deep history in Los Angeles, raised about $161 million Wednesday through the public sale of nearly 13.5 million shares.
Shares of the Commerce company climbed as high as $13.42, up from...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Retailers and delivery companies looking forward to a cheerful holiday season are ramping up their temporary hiring -- possibly to its highest levels in 15 years, according to one report.
Retail companies could add more than 800,000 seasonal workers,...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:48 AM
California’s job market continued to expand in August as employers added 44,200 jobs – the largest boost of any state in the country.
But the state’s unemployment rate didn’t budge from 7.4%, according to data released Friday...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:22 PM
California outpaced its recent job growth as employers added 44,200 nonfarm positions in August — far more than any other state.
But for the third straight month, the state unemployment rate remained flat at 7.4%, according to Employment...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 8:24 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic record in his resume, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.
While conducting a due-diligence...