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Wal-Mart Pulls Plug on Smallest Store Format, Shuts 269 Stores
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Wal-Mart Pulls Plug on Smallest Store Format, Shuts 269 Stores

The move comes three months after Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon disclosed plans to review the retailer's global operations and shut underperforming stores.
'Walmart Pay' Is the Newest Mobile Payment Option
Mobile Payments

'Walmart Pay' Is the Newest Mobile Payment Option

Wal-Mart is the first U.S. retailer to offer its own payment feature. It is expected to be available throughout the country in 2016.
The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When
Black Friday

The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When

This chart will give you the details you need.
Krystina Gustafson
At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday
Wal-Mart

At Wal-Mart, Cyber Monday Now Starts on Sunday

The world's largest retailer has decided to launch 2,000 online-only specials at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday.
This Robot Smartphone Dances and Talks -- Weekly Headlines
Weekly News Roundup

This Robot Smartphone Dances and Talks -- Weekly Headlines

Plus: A surprising new rival enters the drone delivery market.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Drone Delivery Is Coming to Wal-Mart. But Are Consumers Ready?
Drones

Drone Delivery Is Coming to Wal-Mart. But Are Consumers Ready?

More and more retailers are preparing themselves to be able to deliver packages in tiny unmanned flying machines. Zoom!
Catherine Clifford
Walmart Will No Longer Sell Semi-Automatic Weapons
Walmart

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Semi-Automatic Weapons

The nation's biggest retailer said the move was a result of sluggish demand.
In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm
Acquisitions

In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm

The investment will help Wal-Mart target China's fast-growing online market at a time when largely brick and mortar retailers are feeling the pinch of competition from online rivals and a slowing of the world's second-largest economy.
Amazon's Latest Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Amazon's Latest Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup

Google enters the e-commerce game while Los Angeles may lift its minimum wage.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Wal-Mart Eyes Amazon in Potentially Costly Ecommerce Battle
Ecommerce

Wal-Mart Eyes Amazon in Potentially Costly Ecommerce Battle

The retailing giant said that it would take a different approach to online growth by using its large network of stores as distribution points.
Wal-Mart to Spend $1 Billion Raising Employee Pay to at Least $9 an Hour
Minimum Wage

Wal-Mart to Spend $1 Billion Raising Employee Pay to at Least $9 an Hour

Nearly half a million Wal-Mart workers are about to get a raise.
Kate Taylor
The Marketing, Merchandising and Mainstreaming of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'
Fifty Shades of Grey

The Marketing, Merchandising and Mainstreaming of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

How businesses and big box stores are planning to cash in.
Daniel Bukszpan
7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever
Retail Businesses

7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.
David Rekuc
Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet
Small Business - Big Impact

Wal-Mart, Target Gird for Toughest Black Friday Battle Yet

The retailers are offering deeper and longer discounts this coming Black Friday, fighting to win a holiday neither can afford to lose.
Phil Wahba