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Wal-Mart to Allow Store-to-Store Money Transfers

The country's largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has announced that it will allow its customers to now make store-to-store money transfers within the United States at cut-rate fees.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Target expands shopping service

The nation's second-largest discounter started its subscription service in September by offering 150 baby products, like baby wipes and diapers, for delivery.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart's New Money Transfer Service Is Not A Major Threat To Western Union

Wal-Mart's new service is just the latest in a series of perceived threats to Western Union that are overblown.

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Related Topix: Retail, Western Union, Country, Bentonville, AR, Economics News, Bitcoin

Business Journal

Bill would list employers with workers collecting welfare

An alliance of public sector unions is pushing legislation that would have the state publish an annual list of private employers in California whose employees use public assistance programs.

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NACD

Wal-Mart Undercuts Rivals With New U.S. Money Transfer Service

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is taking another step deeper into banking, rolling out a new money-transfer service that undercuts rivals including Western Union Inc. and MoneyGram International Inc., reports the Wall Street Journal .

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Under McMillon, Walmart bares shark teeth with dives into cash transfers, other pools

The UpTake : Walmart has again this year signaled its ambitions to beat businesses of all stripes on price.

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The Oregonian

Striking Chinese sneaker workers give 'positive response' to management proposal

Workers at Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd.'s shoe factory in China struck for a fourth day in a dispute over company benefit contributions, crimping output at the maker for brands such as Nike Inc. and Adidas AG.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Apparel, Nike, Footwear, Retail

GuruFocus.com

Wal-Mart Faces Uncertainty Over India

World's largest retailer Wal-Mart were among the first retail players to have bet big on the huge prospect of the Indian retail Industry.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Wal-Mart the Welfare Queen of Corporate America?

The U.S. tax code and corporate America are infamously known as a duo surrounded by political rhetoric and controversy.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers, Retail

Examiner.com

CEO worker pay ratio: US top CEOs make $20,000 an hour, compare your income

The CEO worker pay ratio published in a survey this week shows that in 2013, CEOs of top U.S. corporations were paid $10,000 to $20,000 an hour.

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SchaeffersResearch.com

Pre-Earnings Option Bulls Turn Out on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

The volume-weighted average price for the calls is $0.23, making breakeven at the close on Friday, May 16, when the options expire, $80.23 .

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Reuters

Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Thursday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The City Wire

Wal-Mart, retail industry prepping for new credit card technology

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, says it has 1,000 stores ready for a transformative change in credit card technology and plans to have the rest of their U.S. stores ready by the end of 2014.

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Related Topix: Retail, Science / Technology, Computer Security

CSP

Fast to Go Walmart to Go

The Fast to Go application developed for Wal-Mart by technology firm Movista LLC is a free application that allows users to pre-order deli foods from the new Wal-Mart to Go concept convenience store in Bentonville, Ark.

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Related Topix: Retail, Life, Deli Food, Bentonville, AR

Brandon Sun

Target expands subscription service as it fends off Amazon.com in fight for online shoppers

The nation's second-largest discounter started its subscription service in September by offering 150 baby products, like baby wipes and diapers, for delivery.

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Related Topix: Target, Retail

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Wal-Mart CEO gives $1M to University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas has received a $1 million gift from the CEO of Wal-Mart and his wife to benefit the school's business college.

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Related Topix: Retail, University of Arkansas

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Wal-Mart Robs MoneyGram, Western Union's Money Transfer Service

The retail giant announced this week that it will begin offering lower-cost money transfers in the U.S. under its own brand, and after that disclosure, shares of MoneyGram and Western Union took a tumble.

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MarketWatch

Movers & Shakers: SanDisk tops S&P 500; Western Union down on Wal-Mart

SanDisk Corp. rallied on Thursday to the top of the S&P 500 in the wake of strong results while Western Union Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, Startups, SanDisk

National Public Radio

Wal-Mart Joins Ria For Money Transfer Service

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services.

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Related Topix: Retail

Reuters

Wal-Mart to unveil new service with electronic payments provider

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday that it will announce a new service with electronic payments provider Euronet Worldwide Inc on Thursday, but gave no other details.

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Related Topix: Retail, Financial Services, Euronet Worldwide, Leawood, KS

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