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Express Stores Can Fuel Growth For Wal-Mart
Supermarket chains like Supervalu Inc (NYSE:SVU), Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) and Roundy's Inc (NYSE:RNDY) are likely to be hurt by Wal-Mart's express stores. As these small grocery stores are much smaller in size than Wal-Mart, it will have greater ...
Wal-Mart says new stores, ecommerce to boost sales  Reuters
Wal-Mart Stores, American Express teaming up to offer reloadable prepaid card  The Augusta Chronicle
Walmart Hit With Minimum Wage Lawsuit
In early October, workers who are part of OUR Walmart staged what the group called the first-ever strike against Walmart in Los Angeles, while Walmart itself called the event in Los Angeles a rally. Walmart store employees also walked off the job in ...
Wal-Mart hit with minimum wage lawsuit as walkout threat looms
Oct 22 A new lawsuit accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc and two staffing agencies of requiring temporary employees to show up early for work, stay late, and work through lunch at the world's largest retailer.
Walmart legal troubles mount as Black Friday walkout looms  Christian Science Monitor
Workers accuse Wal-Mart of breaking wage, OT laws  Chicago Tribune
Judge dismisses lawsuit against Wal-Mart stores in Texas
A federal judge has dismissed a class-action gender-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The lawsuit accused the nation's largest retailer with discriminating against women in pay and promotions in the company's Texas region.
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opens Wednesday on Lower Greenville  Dallas Morning News (blog)
In Minnesota, Walmart is taking aim at Target territory
Delia Garcia, a spokeswoman for Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., notes that all five of the Walmarts opening this fall in Minnesota are SuperCenters, which include full grocery lines, including an expansion of its existing Redwood Falls store.
Wal-Mart reorganizes compliance department
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, -1.04% has merged its compliance, ethics, investigations and legal offices into one organization answering to the company's general counsel amid a federal investigation into bribery allegations at the retail giant's Mexico ...
Walmart secures 51% stake in Chinese B2C e-commerce company Yihaodian  The Next Web (blog)
Sidley Austin's Jorgensen is Wal-Mart's New Global Chief Compliance ...  Main Justice (press release) (blog)
Wal-Mart Wins Dismissal of Texas Women's Class Action
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, doesn't have to face class-action gender-discrimination claims in a federal court lawsuit in Texas, a judge ruled.
Will new Wal-Mart/Amex prepaid card help unbanked and underbanked consumers?  Dallas Morning News
Walmart Strike Memo Reveals Confidential Management Plans  Huffington Post
Costco Wholesale Earnings Preview: Strong EPS, Sales Growth Expected
In the most recent quarter, Wal-Mart narrowly exceeded consensus EPS estimates but fell short on revenue, despite strong same-store sales at Sam's Club. In the current quarter, Wal-Mart's EPS are expected to be about nine percent higher and revenues to ...
Bulking Up on Costco Is Getting Pricey  Wall Street Journal
Costco Earnings Growth Accelerates; Wal-Mart Upbeat  Investor's Business Daily
Wal-Mart Supercenters top count of Southeast regional retailers
The next 10 retailers were Sam's Club (176), which is owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Save-A-Lot (the 169 owned as a franchise by Houchens Industries Inc.), Winn-Dixie (110 that are not Marketplaces), Sweetbay Supermarket (107), Food City (92), Lowes ...
Wal-Mart Hires Schlumberger GC To Lead Int'l Compliance
Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 4:59 PM ET) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has hired Daniel Trujillo, currently the deputy general counsel of oil field services provider Schlumberger Ltd.