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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources

    Dollar General to go hostile with $9.1 billion Family Dollar bid: sources
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. retailer Dollar General Corp is preparing to go hostile as soon as this week in its bid to buy rival Family Dollar Stores , taking its $9.1 billion offer directly to shareholders after being spurned twice by its smaller rival, ...
  • Canadian retailers bet on technology in fight with U.S. giants

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian retailers, scrambling to keep pace with the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Amazon.com Inc in an increasingly crowded market, are investing heavily in high-tech tools to lure shoppers. Companies have ramped up their...
  • RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ

    RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ
    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
  • Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action

    Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action
    A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering. U.S. District Judge...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected. The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
  • Discounter Dollar General raises offer for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. increased its offer for smaller rival Family Dollar Stores Inc., trying to derail a deal with another discounter. The nation’s largest deep discounter said Tuesday that it offered $9.1 billion in cash, or $80 per share, for...
  • Possible data breach at Home Depot highlights retailers' vulnerability

    The possible data breach at Home Depot Inc. that came to light this week has raised anew the question of whether retailers can prevent — or at least do more to stop — hackers from swiping customer information. The home improvement chain said...
  • Dollar General margins fall in tough discount market

    (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp reported lower margins and slower-than-expected growth in quarterly same-store sales, reinforcing the need for consolidation among deep-discount retailers as it vies to take over its closest rival. Chief Executive Rick...
  • Wal-Mart, Target push suppliers to embrace green

    Two of the country's biggest retailers and fiercest rivals are working together to push for more sustainable beauty and personal care products. Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., along with Forum for the Future, a sustainable development...
  • Wal-Mart México dice ventas aumentan en agosto, recorta inversión 2014

    MONTERREY México (Reuters) - Wal-Mart de México (Walmex), la cadena minorista más grande del país, dijo el miércoles que sus ventas comparables subieron un 3.5 por ciento interanual en agosto beneficiadas por un calendario favorable, pero anunció un...
  • Home Depot probing 'unusual activity' after data breach report

    Home Depot probing 'unusual activity' after data breach report
    (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach....