News and Articles About Wal-Mart

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good
Logos

Expert Explains What Makes the Best Logos So Good

Creating a logo can be the most critical branding step. Here, we critique and offer insight on the logos from some of the biggest brands.
Richard Feloni
Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market
Retail Center

Wal-Mart Moves to Undercut Prices in the Organics Market

The retailer says it will introduce a line of organic products priced at least 25 percent below comparable market prices.
Catherine Clifford
Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees
Payments and collections

Wal-Mart Takes $5 Billion Swipe at Visa Over Processing Fees

The retailer sued the credit-card giant this week, claiming Visa's swipe fees are unfairly high. Separately, the retail industry has taken a hit in the fight over capping debit-card swipe fees.
Catherine Clifford
McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.
Sustainability

McDonald's 'Sustainable Beef' Finally Has a Definition... Sort Of.

What does 'sustainable beef' actually mean? Here's what we know so far.
Kate Taylor
Gap Raises Minimum Wage as Walmart Mulls a Hike of Its Own
Technology

Gap Raises Minimum Wage as Walmart Mulls a Hike of Its Own

Gap announced that it would increase the minimum hourly rate for stateside employees to $9 in June, and then again to $10 exactly one year later.
Geoff Weiss
Why Every Business Needs a Cyber Monday Strategy
Marketing

Why Every Business Needs a Cyber Monday Strategy

The biggest e-commerce shopping day of the year is fast approaching. Now is the time to create a strategy for your business. Here's how.
Jim Joseph
5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season
Marketing

5 Stores That Have Already Started the Holiday Season

Wal-Mart, Starbucks and more are getting a head start on the holiday season, with deals and promotions starting in early November.
Kate Taylor
Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer
Growth Strategies

Startup Perks Wal-Mart and Amazon Can Never Offer

Big-name companies can offer perks like treadmill workstations and foosball tables, but there are certain startup perks they can never give employees.
Gene Marks
Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Aims to Convert 'Thousands' of Seasonal Workers Into Full-Timers
Growth Strategies

Amazon Boosts Holiday Hiring, Aims to Convert 'Thousands' of Seasonal Workers Into Full-Timers

Amazon is the latest company to announce plans to increase staff in preparation for the holiday rush, announcing plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers with hopes of converting many of them into year-round employees.
Andrea Huspeni
Target to Bring Baby Goods to Your Door Through New Subscription Service
Technology

Target to Bring Baby Goods to Your Door Through New Subscription Service

Target has joined the market for auto-delivery subscription goods, competing with the likes of Amazon, Diapers.com and Wal-mart.
Kate Taylor
Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series
Marketing

Wal-Mart Launches a 'Shark Tank'-Style Reality Web Series

The mega-retailer is producing a reality television series whose winners will get their products sold on Walmart.com.
Catherine Clifford
Struggling With Online Sales? So Are the Big Guys
Growth Strategies

Struggling With Online Sales? So Are the Big Guys

For many online retailers, most revenue still doesn't come from the web. But if you're still looking to compete, our experts have some advice.
Linda Lacina
D.C. Moves to Hike Minimum Wage for Big-Box Retail Employees Despite Wal-Mart Opposition
Growth Strategies

D.C. Moves to Hike Minimum Wage for Big-Box Retail Employees Despite Wal-Mart Opposition

Washington, D.C., lawmakers have voted to require big-box retailers to pay 50 percent more than the district's legal minimum wage.
Catherine Clifford
Wal-Mart Offers Entrepreneurs a Chance to Compete for Shelf Space
Marketing

Wal-Mart Offers Entrepreneurs a Chance to Compete for Shelf Space

The retail giant's 'Get on the Shelf' contest provides entrepreneurs and small-business owners a non-traditional way to get their product to market.
Catherine Clifford