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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Chevron is still going strong after 135 years

    At 135 years and counting, the oil company now known as Chevron Corp. is one of California's oldest survival stories. Chevron traces its history to 1879 when Pacific Coast Oil Co. was founded. It was bought, in 1900, by the vast industrial empire of the...
  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...
  • Sunny September sales unlikely to brighten retailers' holiday prospects

    Sunny September sales unlikely to brighten retailers' holiday prospects
    (Reuters) - A resurgence in spending helped by an improving U.S. economy bolstered back to school season sales for retailers in September, but stagnant wages may force more discounting in the coming months, keeping pressure on margins. September's...
  • Family Dollar fourth quarter profit drops, same store sales improve marginally

    Family Dollar fourth quarter profit drops, same store sales improve marginally
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc , which is trying to ward off a hostile bid from rival Dollar General Corp , said its fourth-quarter profit slid 66 percent hurt by inventory markdowns, restructuring charges and merger fees....
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart raises healthcare costs, cuts benefits for some part-timers

    Wal-Mart raises healthcare costs, cuts benefits for some part-timers
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. private sector employer, said on Tuesday that its 1.3 million workers would have to pay more for healthcare and it would end benefits for some part-time staff in a move that could prompt other companies to...
  • UPS sets up access points for U.S. deliveries to cut costs

    (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc has started allowing U.S. customers to collect packages from neighborhood stores or lockers to lower failed deliveries of online purchases and costs associated with them, ahead of the busy holiday shopping season....
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Frozen' princess promises hot Christmas for struggling toymaker

    (Reuters) - Snow Glow Elsa has a big job ahead of her - even for a princess with magical powers. The doll, one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the holiday season, has the task of reviving Jakks Pacific Inc, which has...