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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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  • Obama's praise of Wal-Mart draws fire from labor groups, critics

    President Obama spotlighted Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Friday as part of a clean energy initiative. Obama, who spoke at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, Calif., announced executive actions intended to increase energy efficiency in buildings and vehicles. He...
  • California vs. Texas

    Republicans should read this carefully: Businesses are not running away from California. ("Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast," May 1) Wal-Mart, which realized several years ago that it could no longer adequately service its California...
  • Sears losses deepen as sales slide again

    Sears losses deepen as sales slide again
    Sears Holdings Corp. posted a steep first-quarter loss Thursday as revenue continued its seven-year slide amid continued store closures. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer reported a $402 million loss in the first quarter, or $3.79 per diluted share, a...
  • Sears explores sale of stake in Canadian arm, no quick deal seen

    Sears explores sale of stake in Canadian arm, no quick deal seen
    Chcicago-based Sears Holdings Corp said on Wednesday it was looking at selling its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada Inc, a move that could trigger a deal for the entire Canadian operation, though a quick and easy sale was seen as unlikely. Sears Holdings,...
  • For the record

    Wal-Mart warehouses: In the May 15 Business section, an article about wage disputes at Riverside County warehouses serving Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said that the Warehouse Worker Resource Center filed a lawsuit to recover back pay. The center aided the...
  • Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors

    Target's decision to remove CEO rattles investors
    Target Corp's decision to oust Gregg Steinhafel as chairman and chief executive some five months after a massive data breach has triggered concerns the No. 3 U.S. retailer might have even more bad news for investors. The board of directors removed...
  • Workers reach $21-million settlement against Wal-Mart, warehouses

    Workers at a Riverside County warehouse and distribution complex for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. agreed to settle a long-running battle over wage issues by accepting $21 million in unpaid wages, interest and penalties. The proposed settlement of a lawsuit with...
  • Wal-Mart creates $10-million fund to spur U.S. manufacturing

    Wal-Mart creates $10-million fund to spur U.S. manufacturing
    Wal-Mart announced Thursday it would create a $10-million fund to help support and spur innovation in U.S. manufacturing.  Bill Simon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s U.S. president, outlined some of the details of the fund at the United States Conference of...
  • Unemployment rate for recent veterans edged down to 9% in 2013

    Unemployment rate for recent veterans edged down to 9% in 2013
    The unemployment rate for veterans who have served since September 2011, referred to as Gulf War-era II veterans, declined to 9% in 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. That's down from 9.9% in 2012, according to data from the Current...
  • Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers

    Wal-Mart laying off 2,300 Sam's Club managers and hourly workers
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is laying off 2,300 employees in its Sam’s Club division as it tries to make its workforce leaner. In total, 2% of the 116,000 Sam’s Club employees in the U.S. will lose their jobs. Employees were being informed of the...
  • Maryland, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco

    Maryland, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco
    A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general -- including Maryland's Douglas Gansler -- is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores...