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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...
  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs. Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...
  • Big-name stocks have lagged the bull market run the last 3 years

    When investors think of "growth" stocks, some classic American names usually come to mind: Coca-Cola Co., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., McDonald's Corp., Procter & Gamble Co. But many of those classics have taken a back seat in the bull market's advance over...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart, Target push suppliers to embrace green

    Two of the country's biggest retailers and fiercest rivals are working together to push for more sustainable beauty and personal care products. Target Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., along with Forum for the Future, a sustainable development...
  • Retailers may hire most holiday workers since 1999, report says

    Retailers and delivery companies looking forward to a cheerful holiday season are ramping up their temporary hiring -- possibly to its highest levels in 15 years, according to one report. Retail companies could add more than 800,000 seasonal workers,...
  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August, unemployment steady at 7.4%

    California’s job market continued to expand in August as employers added 44,200 jobs – the largest boost of any state in the country. But the state’s unemployment rate didn’t budge from 7.4%, according to data released Friday...
  • California adds 44,200 jobs in August

    California adds 44,200 jobs in August
    California outpaced its recent job growth as employers added 44,200 nonfarm positions in August — far more than any other state. But for the third straight month, the state unemployment rate remained flat at 7.4%, according to Employment...
  • Retailers seen unlikely to warm up to Apple Pay

    Retailers seen unlikely to warm up to Apple Pay
    Apple Inc's launch of its own tap-to-pay system using near-field communication in its new iPhones and smartwatches may not be a game changer after all. The success of Apple Pay, unveiled at a gala launch on Tuesday, hinges on the willingness of retailers...