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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

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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)

MORE TOPICS: WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, MEXICO, NEW YORK, MANAGEMENT

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

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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

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) raise their arms and shout slogans as they listen to a speech by Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate for BJP and Gujarat's chief minister, during a rally ahead of the state elections, in New Delhi Nov
BJP to Welcome Foreign Defence Investment, Keep out Big Retailers

By Reuters

The nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would welcome more foreign direct investment in defence, if elected, but would delay opening up the country's market of more than 1.2 billion people to international retail chains like Wal-Mart (WMT. (Mar 27)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNEMPLOYMENT, MANUFACTURING, RETAIL, ELECTIONS, INDIA

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Limited
Perseverance Pays for Mukesh Ambani and his Retail Foray

By Reuters

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail is poised to perform a rare feat in India's notoriously complex retail market by finally turning a profit. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: RETAIL, ELECTIONS, INDIA, MANAGEMENT

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iPhone 6 Release Date: iPhone 5C Price Brought Down for New Flagship Smartphone's Early Launch?

By IBTimes IN

Apple Inc. has not revealed the release date of iPhone 6 but the announcement of an 8GB version of its so-called low-cost iPhone 5C at an even lower price has sparked off speculations that the company is planning an early launch of its upcoming flagship smartphone. (Mar 19)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., SMARTPHONE

Hallucinogenic Drug Found in Meat Consumed by Florida Family
Hallucinogenic Drug Found in Meat Consumed by Florida Family

By IBTimes IN

A family including a pregnant woman was hospitalized on 3 March after they reportedly consumed meat that contained lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). (Mar 10)

MORE TOPICS: FLORIDA

iPhone 6, Galaxy S5
iPhone 6 Release Date: Price Cuts on iPhone 5S and 5C Hints Early Launch?

By IBTimes IN

Apple Inc. has not revealed the release date of its flagship smartphone, iPhone 6 but several conflicting reports have emerged with some claiming that it would be unveiled this summer while some expect it in September. (Mar 09)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., SMARTPHONE