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When people are hurting for money, they shop where the prices are lowest and, for many Americans, that place is Walmart .
7 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The nation's largest retail industry organization fired back Friday, outlining reasons why a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue legal exposure.
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It's no secret that a meaningful percentage of the country's retail business goes on under the roof of 's stores.
A Walmart supermarket and discount store and Sam's Club store are being proposed for Oconomowoc's Pabst Farms site, where city officials had once hoped to see a regional mall developed.
Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.
Walmart took a hit during Target's first quarter in Canada, as one of the country's strongest retailers posted falling same-store sales and operating income in a period of dampened consumer spending and unusually cold weather.
Tom Jensen, UA professor and panel moderator; Michelle Gloeckler, Gary Severson, Ashley Buchanan and Scott Huff, senior merchansiding executives at Walmart U.S. spoke candidly about retail operations in today`s climate.
Softer consumer sales hindered by higher taxes and larger heating bills this winter led to missed analysts' expectations by Wal-Mart Stores - but the company still pocketed $3.78 billion in its fiscal first quarter ending April 27.
Blue-chip stocks are flat this afternoon despite downbeat news about employment and a housing report that some are interpreting as negative.
Leading Thursday's morning wal mart's results shares down in the premarket to just under 78 dollars after the big daddy of retail missed earnings estimate by one cent.
U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Thursday, indicating the S&P 500 may remain near its newest record high ahead of data on the housing and labor markets.
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores , has reported April-quarter earnings per share of $1.14. The result reflects 4.6% year-over-year growth and was within management's guidance range of $1.11-$1.16, but below our $1.20 call.
A tote board displays the closing figure for the TSX for the year in Toronto, Dec.
The news on the U.S. economy gave investors little to get excited about. Applications for unemployment benefits rose last week and manufacturing slowed in the mid-Atlantic region.
The largest U.S. retail-industry group on Wednesday criticized an international pact aimed at improving factory conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, saying it was a "one-size-fits-all" approach promoted by special interests.
Fulfilling a web item from a warehouse costs on average about 30% less than shipping that product from one of the 13 retail stores operated by Peter Glenn Ski and Sports, says Jason Merrick , the chain's director of e-commerce. "But it's worth the extra expense, if the tradeoff is losing the sale," he says.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday that this quarter would be challenging and gave a forecast that suggests profit will again miss Wall Street expectations, due in part to costs from its foreign bribery probe.