Wal-Mart

Lawsuits

Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions

Banks and payment network operators are favoring the use of chip cards verified by signatures
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Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores

The retail giant wants to put smiling faces back at its entrances to curb theft and boost sales.
Puerto Rico

Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart

Implemented last year, the measure had increased the tax for on-island companies with more than $2.75 billion in revenues that buy goods from off-island 'related parties' to 6.5 percent from 2 percent.
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Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese

A New York man is accusing the retail giant of deceptive business practices after the company's '100% Grated Parmesan Cheese' is found to contain almost 10 percent of a filler derived from wood chips.
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Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case

The plaintiff claimed that Wal-Mart used her loss of a pharmacy key as a pretext for firing her in November 2012, when she was 47, after more than 13 years at the retailer.
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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.
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.
Black Friday

The 2015 Black Friday Schedule: Which Stores Open When

This chart will give you the details you need.
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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.
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!
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Walmart Will No Longer Sell Semi-Automatic Weapons

The nation's biggest retailer said the move was a result of sluggish demand.
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.
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.
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.