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Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (branded as Walmart) (Public, NYSE: WMT) is an American public corporation that runs a chain of large, discount department stores. It is the world's largest public corporation by revenue, according to the 2008 Fortune Global 500. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1962, incorporated on October 31, 1969, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1972. Wal-Mart is the largest private employer and the largest grocery retailer in the United States. It also owns and operates the Sam's Club retail warehouses in North America. Read More

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Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit CEO

Dec 13 - The Times of India

Dems back Wal-Mart employees

Nov 30 - Politico

Wal-Mart names new CEO

Nov 26 - CNN Money

Articles About Wal-Mart

WWE Diva Emma Shoplifts $A23 iPad Case from Wal-Mart

By IBTimes AU

Aussie professional wrestler Tenille Dashwood allegedly shoplifted an iPad case for $A23 (Jul 04)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AUSTRALIA, IPAD, LAWYER

Truck driver Kevin Roper looks on next to defense attorney David Glassman (L) during his hearing at a courthouse in New Brunswick, New Jersey June 11, 2014.
Tracy Morgan Accident On Video: Louis C.K., Judd Apatow, Dax Shepard Urging TMZ To Remove Video of Crash From Website

By IBTimes AU

TMZ posted on their website, a graphic video of the car crash that injured comedian Tracy Morgan, which urged fellow comedians Louis C.K., Judd Apatow and Dax Shepard to petition for TMZ to take down the video. (Jun 13)

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Tracy Morgan Accident Update: Kevin Hart Urges Fans to Pray for Friend, '30 Rock' Actor Still Critical

By IBTimes AU

Tracy Morgan, who played Tracy Jordan on the defunct NBC TV comedy series "30 Rock," is in critical condition after the limousine bus he was riding figured in a chain-reaction accident in New Jersey Saturday. (Jun 09)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Morning 5/16/14

By Comsec

n US economic data, consumer prices rose by 0.3% in May. Food prices lifted for the fourth consecutive months, coupled with a lift in gasoline prices. Prices were up 2% over the year. Excluding volatile food and energy, cosnumer prices increased by 0.2% in April to be up 1.8% over the year. (May 16)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, PORTUGAL, GERMANY, TWITTER

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Top 10 Richest People in the World: Bill Gates Overtakes Carlos Slim Helu; Sheldon Adelson, Christy Walton and Jim Walton in the List

By IBTimes IN

The number of billionaires in the world has increased from 1,426 in 2013 to 1,645 this year with the aggregate net worth up from $5.4 trillion to $6.4 trillion. Here is list of 10 richest people in the world. (May 03)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, WARREN BUFFETT, BILL GATES, ORACLE, LAS VEGAS SANDS, MEXICO

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U.S. Calls for More Investment-friendly Indian Government

By Reuters

The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, PAKISTAN, ELECTIONS, INDIA, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes
Obama's Health Secretary Resigns after Obamacare Launch Woes

By Reuters

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reforms, a White House official said on Thursday. (Apr 11)

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Wal-Mart Plans 50 more India Wholesale Outlets (Photo:WikimediaCommons/Sven )
Wal-Mart Plans 50 more India Wholesale Outlets

By Reuters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) on Tuesday announced plans to open 50 more wholesale outlets in India and start online operations to sell to small shopkeepers, several months after it decided against opening its own retail stores there. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, ELECTIONS, INDIA, INVESTMENT

BJP Unveils Muscular Manifesto, says will Review Nuclear Policy
BJP Unveils Muscular Manifesto, says will Review Nuclear Policy

By Reuters

Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), widely tipped to form the next government, pledged on Monday to revise the India's nuclear doctrine, whose central principle is that New Delhi would not be the first to use atomic weapons in a conflict. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: PAKISTAN, RETAIL, INDIA, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT, INVESTMENT, CONGRESS

Wal-Mart Sues Visa for $5 Billion over Card Swipe Fees

By Reuters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) this week sued Visa Inc (V.N) for $5 billion, accusing the credit and debit card network of excessively high card swipe fees, several months after the retailer opted out of a class action settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard Inc (MA. (Mar 28)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL SALES, COURT, RETAIL, LAWSUIT, SETTLEMENT