| Jun 11, 2015
| 8:19 AM
Whole Foods says it will name its new chain of smaller stores with lower prices after its "365 Everyday Value" house brand.
Co-CEO Walter Robb tells The Associated Press that the chain will be named "365 by Whole Foods Market," a nod to the brand already...
| Jun 2, 2015
| 8:36 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is raising the pay of more than 100,000 of its managers and employees in specialized departments.
The wage increase is the next phase in the Bentonville, Ark.-based company's "billion-dollar commitment" to upgrading the company's...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
When the giant retailer Wal-Mart recently announced that it would ask all suppliers of fresh and frozen meat, deli, dairy and egg products to its Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores in the U.S. to abide by sweeping new guidelines for the humane treatment of...
| May 28, 2015
| 3:00 AM
In another blow to bricks-and-mortar retail stores, Amazon.com is launching free same-day delivery for Prime members in 14 metropolitan areas, including Los Angeles.
Starting Thursday, shoppers who belong to Amazon's annual Prime membership program...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 4:00 AM
German discount grocer Aldi plans to open the first of 45 Southern California stores in March, a move that analysts say could force some competitors to lower prices.
That's just the start for Aldi, which has quietly expanded to nearly 1,400 locations in...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Wal-Mart could be on the hook for more than $100 million in back pay after a federal judge ruled the company failed to pay California minimum wage to truck drivers for activities that included inspecting and washing their trucks, an attorney said...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 11:07 AM
In a May 8 story about Wal-Mart buying 14 former Target stores in Canada, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Wal-Mart is the largest retailer by revenue in Canada. The largest is George Weston Ltd., which operates such chains as Loblaw Cos....
| Jun 8, 2015
| 11:25 AM
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh new limits on the ability of workers to band together to dispute pay and workplace issues.
The justices said they will review a $5.8 million class-action judgment against Tyson Foods Inc. over the pay for more...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 1:37 PM
Denim days are ahead for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employees.
The Bentonville, Ark., company told employees Wednesday that they will be allowed to wear khaki or black denim pants to work starting July 1. Workers with more labor-intensive jobs, such as in the...
| May 27, 2015
| 1:44 PM
Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart have reached a settlement after a highway crash left the comedian seriously injured and another man dead in New Jersey last year, Morgan's attorneys said Wednesday.
The terms of the settlement were not made public.
| Apr 26, 2015
| 5:28 PM
The 2002 grand opening of Pico Rivera's Wal-Mart had all the hallmarks of a big event in a small town: The mayor, wielding oversized scissors, cuts a ribbon; the excited crowd streams through a balloon arch into the shining anchor of a new shopping...