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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Wal-Mart to offer GoBank mobile checking account with linked debit card

    Wal-Mart to offer GoBank mobile checking account with linked debit card
    Saying it hopes to poach customers from mainstream banks, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is rolling out a mobile checking account with a linked debit card — a program that it promised would remain low-cost by eliminating fees charged for overdrafts or failing...
  • Wal-Mart teams with DirectHealth to lift healthcare sign-ups at stores

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is launching expanded healthcare sign-ups at many of its stores, including hundreds of locations in California. The retail giant said Monday that it has partnered with DirectHealth.com, an insurance agency and online comparison...
  • Macy's to increase hiring this holiday season

    Department store giant Macy's Inc. is bulking up its holiday ranks with 86,000 temporary positions, the latest retailer to boost seasonal hiring in preparation for the upcoming shopping season. The Cincinnati-based company said it was hiring about 3,000...
  • Smart & Final grocery chain goes public

    Smart & Final grocery chain goes public
    Smart & Final Stores Inc., the warehouse-style grocery chain with a deep history in Los Angeles, raised about $161 million Wednesday through the public sale of nearly 13.5 million shares. Shares of the Commerce company climbed as high as $13.42, up from...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market. Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
  • Dollar General enters the bidding for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially. The offer Monday...
  • Sears Canada reports loss as revenue slides 12%

    Sears Canada reports loss as revenue slides 12%
    Struggling department store chain Sears Canada Inc. reported its ninth loss in 14 quarters as sales continued to decline. Same-store sales fell 6.8 percent in the second quarter ended Aug. 2. Same-store sales at Sears's home and hardlines business...
  • Ahead of iPhone 6, Wal-Mart rolls back prices on iPhone 5s, 5c

    Ahead of iPhone 6, Wal-Mart rolls back prices on iPhone 5s, 5c
    Ahead of next month's expected iPhone 6 unveiling, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is looking to clear its inventory of last year's iPhones by announcing drastic price cuts Wednesday night.  The Arkansas retailer said it will sell the iPhone 5c for 97 cents and...
  • Target reports 62% drop in earnings, cuts profit forecast

    Target Corp. slashed its profit forecast for the year as the retailer struggles with the aftershocks of a massive data breach and a botched expansion into Canada. The Minneapolis company said reverberations from the breach, in which hackers made off...
  • Texas teenager missing for nearly three days found living at Walmart

    Texas teenager missing for nearly three days found living at Walmart
    A 14-year-old Texas boy who went missing for nearly three days was discovered living at a Walmart store where he had carved out hiding places in shelves stacked with products and foraged for food in other aisles, police and news reports said on Wednesday....
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: July import and export prices, Bloomberg consumer comfort index for period ending Aug. 10, weekly jobless claims Local earnings: Lime Energy Co., WidePoint Corp. Other earnings: Autodesk Inc., J.C. Penney Co. Inc., Kohl's Corp., Nordstrom Inc.,...