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1 hr ago | GuruFocus.com

Here's Why Wal-Mart Needs to Be Noticed

Wal-Mart 's first quarter results were not so interesting since it failed to meet the Street's expectations.

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Related Topix: Retail, Weather

5 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Research and Markets: USA Mobile Operator KPI Market 2014-2015 - Minutes of Usage by Operator: Alltel, ATandT Mobility, Clearwire, Sprint-Nextel, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "USA Mobile Operator KPI Market to 2015: Minutes of Us... )--Today, Walmart announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Alltel, Clearwire, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA, US Bancorp, Banking, Financial Services

9 hrs ago | CSP

Retailers' Swipe-Fee Lawsuits Overcome Hurdle

Retailers who opted out of a class-action settlement with major credit-card companies over interchange fees will be allowed to pursue their separate lawsuits following a ruling this month in federal court.

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Related Topix: MasterCard, Financial Services, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Retail

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The City Wire

The Supply Side: Wal-Mart provides contract work for Open Avenues clients

Editor's note: The Supply Side section of The City Wire focuses on the companies, organizations, issues and individuals engaged in providing products and services to retailers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Non-Profit

KING-TV Seattle

Business Highlights

As the U.S. economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Seattle, WA

TheStreet.com

How Will Walmart (WMT) Stock React To This Change In Leadership?

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Retail, TheStreet, Financial Markets

KTVN Reno

Wal-Mart names new CEO of US discount division

By The Associated Press Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies.

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Related Topix: Retail, Associated Press, Federal Prisons, Prison, New York

Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Promotes Asia Chief Greg Foran to Head of U.S. Division

Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu reports that Wal-Mart has promoted Greg Foran to Chief Executive Officer of the United States division, replacing Bill Simon who will transition out of the company.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bentonville, AR

The Globe and Mail

Wal-Mart says Asia chief Greg Foran to head U.S. business

Wal-Mart's U.S. same-store sales have remained sluggish for at least a year. Wal-Mart's U.S. same-store sales have remained sluggish for at least a year.

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The City Wire

Simon to step down as CEO of Walmart U.S., Foran to succeed

Walmart U.S. CEO Bill Simon is stepping down after more than four years in the job and eight years with Wal-Mart.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Canada's Loblaw profit beats as Shoppers Drug Mart sales jump

Canada's largest grocer Loblaw Cos Ltd's quarterly profit handily beat analysts' expectations, helped by strong pharmacy sales in its recently acquired Shoppers Drug Mart.

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Related Topix: Shoppers Drug Mart, Retail, George Weston, Grocery

KIMA

Retail trade group reduces annual sales forecast

The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.

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Reuters

Wal-Mart loses bid to keep documents on bribery probe from shareholder

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed on Wednesday a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company's internal probe of allegations the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bentonville, AR

The News-Star

Walmart plans to build four Neighborhood Market stores in Ouachita Parish.

Wal-Mart said Wednesday it will create about 400 new jobs at its four new Neighborhood Market stores in Ouachita Parish.

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Related Topix: Retail, Monroe, LA, West Monroe, LA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Examiner

Obama Revolving Door: Walmart executive to HHS to help Obamacare

President Obama was going to stop the revolving door, candidate Obama promised. He never did.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Wal-Mart loses bid to keep documents on bribery probe from shareholder

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed on Wednesday a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company's internal probe of allegations the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bentonville, AR

Reuters

Wal-Mart loses bid to keep documents on bribery probe from shareholders

The Delaware Supreme Court affirmed on Wednesday a lower court ruling that ordered Wal-Mart Stores Inc to provide a shareholder with documents related to the company's internal investigation of allegations that the retailer had paid bribes in Mexico.

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Related Topix: Retail, Wilmington, DE

The News-Star

Walmart plans to build four Neighborhood Market stores in Ouachita Parish.

Wal-Mart said Wednesday it will create about 400 new jobs at its four new Neighborhood Market stores in Ouachita Parish.

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Related Topix: Retail, Monroe, LA, West Monroe, LA

The Wall Street Journal

Burwell Appoints Former Wal-Mart Executive to New HHS Post

New Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is bringing in Leslie Dach , a former colleague who until recently was the executive vice president of corporate affairs for Wal-Mart Stores Inc., to act as her senior counselor at the agency.

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Seeking Alpha

Ballard Power Systems: A Solid Buy Going Into Earnings

Ballard is partnering with a number of companies, with Plug Power being the most prominent, as it will help it profit from customers like Wal-Mart and Volkswagen.

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Related Topix: Plug Power, Electronics, Ballard Power Systems, Retail

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