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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Perez gives 2 sides in West Coast port talks Friday deadline

    The nation's top labor official ratcheted up pressure on the two sides haggling over a new contract for dockworkers at West Coast seaports, telling them if they don't reach an agreement by Friday, they'll have to leave California and negotiate in...
  • Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises

    Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's US workers to get pay raises
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest...
  • Wal-Mart beats 4Q profit forecasts

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 12 percent increase in profit for the fourth quarter as sale for the critical holiday shopping season perked up amid lower gas prices and an improving economy. The world's largest retailer also announced that it was...
  • Wal-Mart pay hike may put pressure on other low-paying industries

     Wal-Mart pay hike may put pressure on other low-paying industries
    Wal-Mart's advertising slogan is "Save money, live better," but for years the world's largest retailer has been criticized for not paying its workers enough to do that. Now, facing rising minimum wages in California and other states, competition for...
  • Business events scheduled for Thursday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Thursday: All times are Eastern WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m. WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m....
  • Wal-Mart driver appeals in bid to delay Morgan crash suit

    A Wal-Mart driver involved in a highway crash that killed a comic and severely injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has asked a judge to reconsider her decision not to delay Morgan's lawsuit against the company. Truck driver Kevin Roper isn't a...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming week

    MONDAY, Feb. 16 U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Washington's Birthday. TOKYO — Release of Japan's fourth-quarter 2014 GDP will show if the world's No. 3 economy remains in recession. Comes a day before a monetary policy meeting by the...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of Feb. 15-21. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Costco near deal with new credit card issuer

    Costco near deal with new credit card issuer
    NEW YORK — Costco Wholesale Corp., acknowledging its split with American Express Co., said Friday that it is close to reaching a deal with a new credit card company for exclusive rights to serve the giant retailer's customers. Costco should be...
  • Earnings schedule for the week of 2/16/2015

    Major companies scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week: TUESDAY Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. reports earnings before the market open. Restaurant Brands International Inc. reports earnings before the market open. THURSDAY Wal-Mart Stores Inc....
  • Wal-Mart, Spurs owner big givers to Abbott's inauguration

    A lavish inauguration for Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was pulled off thanks to $4.7 million from private contributors, including Wal-Mart and the owner of the San Antonio Spurs, according to a list of donors released Friday. A blowout ball...