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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    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...
  • Big-name stocks have lagged the bull market run the last 3 years

    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...
  • Wal-Mart to offer GoBank mobile checking account with linked debit card

    Wal-Mart to offer GoBank mobile checking account with linked debit card
    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...
  • Wal-Mart teams with DirectHealth to lift healthcare sign-ups at stores

    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...
  • Wal-Mart México dice ventas comparables caen 2.7 pct en septiembre

    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...
  • Macy's to increase hiring this holiday season

    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...
  • Smart & Final grocery chain goes public

    Smart & Final grocery chain goes public
    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...
  • Retailers may hire most holiday workers since 1999, report says

    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,...
  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August, unemployment steady at 7.4%

    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...
  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August

    California adds 44,200 jobs in August
    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...
  • Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over false information in resume: Bloomberg

    Wal-Mart spokesman resigns over false information in resume: Bloomberg
    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...