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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

Headlines Around the Web

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit CEO

Dec 13, 2013 - The Times of India

Dems back Wal-Mart employees

Nov 30, 2013 - Politico

Wal-Mart names new chief executive

Nov 26, 2013 - France24

Wal-Mart names new CEO

Nov 26, 2013 - CNN Money

Articles About Wal-Mart

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014.
3 Reasons To Know Why Now Is The Best Time To Purchase iPhone 6 Or iPhone 6 Plus

By IBTimes AU

Read on to know why now is the best time to purchase iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE

A Wal Mart store front is seen  in Toronto March 5, 2009. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Canadian division has announced it will close its six Sam's Club locations in Ontario to focus instead on opening more Wal-Mart supercenters.  REUTERS/ Mike Cassese
Walmart Canada Slashes 210 From Workforce

By IBTimes AU

Walmart Canada will be shedding off jobs, affecting 210 people. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT, CONGRESS

Unemployment
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning November 14, 2014

By Comsec

In the US, new claims for unemployment insurance (jobless claims) rose by 12,000 to 290,000 in the latest week. The Job Opening and Labour Turnover (JOLTS) figures shows job openings fell from a 6-year high of 4.853 million in August to 4.725 million in September, below forecasts centred on 4.823m. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER

A giant American flag hangs from the West tower of the George Washington Bridge
American Horror Story: Woman and Boyfriend Went Shopping, Had Sex While 3-Year-Old Son Dies From Repeated Beatings

By IBTimes AU

A woman and her boyfriend went shopping, returned with pizza and had sex while her 3-year-old son lay dying from escalated abuse and acts of violence. (Nov 07)

MORE TOPICS: PENNSYLVANIA

'Better Call Saul' : Watch The New Trailer of 'Breaking Bad' Spin Off [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The theme song of "Better Call Saul" has be released. (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: LAWYER, FBI

A Group Of People On An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Tour in Sedona
UFO Sighting: Triangle Shaped Low-Flying UFO Spotted Over Elkins, West Virginia

By IBTimes AU

A low flying UFO was spotted over Elkins, and the witness stated that it disappeared from the sky as though it cloaked itself. (Sep 28)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA

The new Target store is seen in Guelph, Ontario, March 4, 2013, on the eve of its opening. The American retail giant is set to open its first three Canadian pilot stores on March 5.
Study Finds Target Canada Winning Vs Walmart Over Lowered Prices, But Notes Fight to Maintain Customers is Beyond Product Pricing

By IBTimes AU

Target Canada's been lowering prices, so far winning over Walmart Canada. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL

Unemployment
Australian Stock Market Report – Morning August 15, 2014

By Comsec

In US economic news, new claims for unemployment insurance rose by 21,000 in the latest week to 311,000, above forecasts for a result near 295,000. Import prices fell by 0.2% in July while export prices were flat. Both results were slightly firmer than forecast. (Aug 15)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

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)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER