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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest investment in worker training and pay...
  • 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...
  • Correction: Campaign Money-Ballot Measures story

    In a story Feb. 5 about contributions to ballot-measure campaigns in the 2014 midterms, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. contributed $9.3 million on a North Dakota proposal that would have allowed the retail giant to...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...
  • Private equity firm to buy PetSmart

    Private equity firm to buy PetSmart
    Pet supply retailer PetSmart Inc succumbed to calls from some shareholders for a sale on Sunday with an agreement to be bought by a private equity consortium led by BC Partners Ltd for $8.7 billion, in the largest leveraged buyout of the year. At a time...
  • Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock

    Merger speculation drives up Office Depot stock
    Office Depot's stock has leapt since activist shareholder Starboard Value LP made moves last week aimed at merging the Boca Raton-based retailer and rival Staples. Starboard disclosed Thursday that it had increased its stake in Office Depot to 10...
  • Pa. Supreme Court affirms $151M ruling against Wal-Mart

    Pa. Supreme Court affirms $151M ruling against Wal-Mart
    (Reuters) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to pay $188 million to employees who had sued the retailer for failing to compensate them for rest breaks and all hours worked. Wal-Mart said on Tuesday that it might appeal the...