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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place

    Kitchen update helps put sentimental stuff in its place
    It was supposed to be a simple way to update my aging kitchen. Instead, it felt like a commentary on my messy life. The project was straightforward: Decrepit cabinet fronts would be replaced with stylish wooden doors. The preparation was not: I had to...
  • Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales

    Attorneys general urge retailers to follow CVS and end tobacco sales
    Twenty-eight attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. are pressuring five retailers, including Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to follow the move by CVS Caremark Corp. and end sales of tobacco.  CVS Caremark...
  • Appeals court upholds Fed's 21-cent cap on retailer 'swipe fees'

    A Federal Reserve rule allowing banks to charge retailers 21 cents to process debit-card transactions has been upheld by a federal appeals panel, a blow to big merchants such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp. A lower court judge invalidated the...
  • California pitches Obamacare at CVS, Ralphs as deadline nears

    Milk, bread and Obamacare. Ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline, the Covered California exchange said Friday that it reached a deal with pharmacy giant CVS Caremark Corp. and the Ralphs grocery chain to promote the healthcare law inside their...
  • Illinois, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco

    Illinois, 27 other states ask major retailers to stop selling tobacco
    A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general 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 that also provide health care services. The...
  • Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight

    Rising use of 'perma-temp' workers is stirring up a legislative fight
    Employers across California increasingly are cutting labor costs by using long-term temporary workers — and not employees — to pick crops, sew garments, clean hotel rooms, flip burgers and toil in a range of low-wage industries. This trend...
  • Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics

    Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics
    Shares in Whole Foods Market Inc. on Wednesday dropped 20 percent after the company cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector. Austin, Texas-based Whole...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...