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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola Solutions unit for $3.45B

    Zebra Technologies to buy Motorola Solutions unit for $3.45B
    Lincolnshire-based barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp. said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash. The deal will allow Zebra,...
  • How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president

    How I Made It: Bill Dombrowski, California Retailers Assn. president
    The job: Bill Dombrowski is president of the California Retailers Assn., a trade group based in Sacramento that includes most of the country's largest store chains, including 7-Eleven Inc., Safeway Inc., Macy's Inc., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Home Depot...
  • Wal-Mart lowers forecast due to food stamp cuts, bad weather

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Friday that U.S. sales figures for its fiscal fourth quarter would probably come in below earlier forecasts when they’re announced Feb. 20 due to the effects of volatile weather and cuts to the federal food stamp program....
  • Sen. Ronald Calderon raises $28,000 for legal defense fund

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello) has raised $28,000 for his legal defense fund as he faces an FBI investigation into allegations that he accepted bribes in exchange for action on legislation. He had paid $25,000 of the money,...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...