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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • 2 sides in West Coast ports labor dispute reach tentative contract

    2 sides in West Coast ports labor dispute reach tentative contract
    Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers on Friday evening, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually. The breakthrough came...
  • Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says

    Target to raise worker pay to at least $9 an hour, report says
    Target Corp. plans to raise pay for workers to at least $9 an hour, following similar wage increases by retail rivals Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and T.J. Maxx parent company TJX Cos., according to a report. The nation's third-largest retailer will implement...
  • Wal-Mart denies claims in lawsuit over fatal Ohio store shooting

    Wal-Mart denies claims in lawsuit over fatal Ohio store shooting
    Wal-Mart is denying allegations of civil rights violations and negligence in the death of a black man who was shot by a white police officer while holding an air rifle inside one of its stores in Ohio. John Crawford III was shot in August in...
  • Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    Half-million of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line. The nation's largest private employer announced on Thursday that it's giving a raise to about half-million U.S. workers as part of a $1 billion...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Disappointing wage growth adds sobering note to strong jobs report

    Disappointing wage growth adds sobering note to strong jobs report
    The surprisingly robust job growth last month showed the economy has healed enough to shake off bad weather, the West Coast ports slowdown and a rising dollar that made U.S. goods more expensive abroad. But the labor market wasn’t strong enough to...
  • Employees not benefiting from slower growth in healthcare costs

    Employees not benefiting from slower growth in healthcare costs
    American workers already struggling with stagnant wages are being saddled with higher medical bills even as employers reap the benefits of a sustained slowdown in the growth of healthcare costs, a new report indicates. While employees' insurance...
  • Merchants lose bid to force lower debit card swipe fees

    Merchants lose bid to force lower debit card swipe fees
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by retailers seeking to force the Federal Reserve to impose lower fees on the more than $1.4 trillion in debit card transactions processed by Visa and MasterCard and big banks. The court's denial, made...
  • Investor urges Staples to merge with Office Depot

    Investor urges Staples to merge with Office Depot
    Activist investor Starboard Value LP has written a letter to Staples' CEO, urging a merger with Boca Raton-based Office Depot. The investor has about a 10 percent stake in Office Depot and about 5 percent in Staples, both office-supply retailers....