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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Dollar General enters race for Family Dollar with $8.95 billion bid

    Family Dollar spurns Dollar General bid on antitrust concerns
    (Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General Corp that it said could run foul of competition law, opting instead for a smaller bid from Dollar Tree Inc that guarantees a job for its CEO. Family Dollar, the...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

    WEST MILWAUKEE, Wis. The giant pencil cutouts screaming "One Big Sale Here" throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country's second-biggest shopping season. And for the great majority of Americans, the annual back-to-school...
  • Across Asia's borders, labor activists team up to press wage claims

    JAKARTA/PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Labor leaders behind the biggest strikes in Cambodia's $5 billion garment industry knew last year they had a strong case for higher wages: they had already compared notes with activists in neighboring countries. The result...
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter. Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...
  • Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments...
  • U.S. retailers feel the pinch as frugal shoppers curb spending

    (Reuters) - Weak results from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Macy's Inc are the latest sign less affluent U.S. consumers are still pinching their pennies and the trend appears to be hurting upmarket retailers as well. A number of large U.S....
  • Kohl's profit beats estimates as costs fall

    (Reuters) - Department store chain Kohl's Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as costs fell, sending its shares up 3.4 percent in premarket trading. The company said selling, general and administrative costs fell about 2 percent to $981...
  • Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online

    Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its full-year profit forecast, citing higher employee healthcare costs and increased investment in its online business. The world's largest retailer, which has 1.4 million employees in the United States, raised its...
  • Wal-Mart recorta pronósticos financieros por mayor gasto en salud de empleados, negocio online

    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc recortó su previsión de ganancias para todo el año, citando mayores costos por los cuidados de salud de suys empleados y una mayor inversión en su negocio online. Como estaba previsto, la mayor cadena minorista a nivel...