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  1. Walmart extends Black Friday over five days, increases online dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Business Journal

    Black Friday, the day retailers kick off the holiday shopping season, is usually marked by standing outside a store in the wee morning hours in order to grab the season's hottest items on sale.

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  2. Walmart hired 1,700 veterans across ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Business Journal

    Walmart has hired 1,700 Arizona veterans over the past year and a half, the retailer said today.

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  3. Walmart hired 1,700 veterans across ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Business Journal

    The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer, which is one of the largest private employers in Arizona, launched its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment program last year, pledging to hire 100,000 veterans across the nation by 2018. The program guarantees a job offer to any honorably discharged veteran within the first 12 months of separation from service.

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  4. Walmart hires nearly 9,000 veterans in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Business Journal

    Walmart officials said Tuesday that the company hired 8,662 veterans at its stores in Texas since it launched its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment 18 months ago.

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  5. WalMart, FedEx may be 'mystery' firms seeking 1M SF in C. Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Business Journal

    WalMart Stores Inc. and FedEx Corp. could be the companies sniffing around the I-4 corridor between Orlando and Tampa for a site to build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center. There's a quiet but fervent buzz in Central Florida's industrial real estate market as a mystery firm is touring sites along the Interstate 4 corridor for a possible 1 million-square-foot industrial building.

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  6. 21c Museum Hotels eyeing two 2015 openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Business Journal

    The expansion plans of 21c Museum Hotels LLC are in full swing as the boutique hotel company plans to open two new locations, in Durham, N.C., and Lexington, Ky., in 2015. And construction is set to start by year's end on a 21c location in Oklahoma City.

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  7. Why some retailers are resisting Apple Pay: They may be contractually obligated toRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Business Journal

    Companies like Best Buy and Target haven't yet embraced Apple's new mobile payment system in their stores, and others have actively blocked it. Those moves might not be entirely their idea.

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  8. Execupay launches payroll service with Sam's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Business Journal

    Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , is a leading membership warehouse club with 643 locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. San Antonio payroll service provider Execupay is teaming up with retail giant Sam's Club to provide full-service payroll and human resources services to its members.

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  9. Darden brings back former Walmart U.S. CEO as 13th directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Bill Simon, former CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. stores division, has been named a 13th board member for Darden Restaurants Inc. The board of the Orlando-based restaurant firm on Oct. 16 announced it appointed former Darden director William Simon, 55, effective immediately, and expanded the total number of seats on the board to 13, said a news release. Simon most recently was CEO of Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-mart Stores Inc.'s U.S. stores and a former senior executive at Dallas-based Brinker International Inc. .

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  10. Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for 30,000 part-timersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Business Journal

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. - Colorado's largest private employer - will cut health insurance coverage next year for some 30,000 of its employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The Wall Street Journal reports that the retail giant currently pays more than 75 percent of the health premiums for the affected workers.

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  11. Wal-Mart plans new Louisville supercenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Business Journal

    Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust, the company's real estate arm, bought about 19.3 acres at 4840 Outer Loop in Brownfield Square Shopping Center last month from Brown Noltemeyer Co. for $4 million, according to the Jefferson County Property Valuation Administrator's website.

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  12. Walmart joins Kroger in testing online shopping, in-person pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Business Journal

    Walmart is testing its first "click-and-collect" center in Arkansas, where customers can order from nearly 10,000 products, including fresh meat, dairy and produce, then pick them up in as little as two hours - without ever leaving their car. A video from the company shows how it works.

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  13. Wal-Mart to offer checking accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is broadening the services it can provide. Next up: Banking.

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  14. Bank of Wal-Mart? Retailer to offer checking accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Business Journal

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is becoming a bank. CNBC and The New York Times report the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is making a huge splash with its latest efforts to break into banking by offering checking accounts to just about anyone 18 and older.

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  15. Walmart, Toys "R" Us among retailers ramping up holiday season hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Business Journal

    Toys "R" Us announced this week it plans to hire 45,000 employees nationwide at stores and distribution centers, with 400 seasonal employees slated for Orlando-area stores, which is 100 fewer than last year's hiring estimate . For Toys "R" Us, holiday hiring typically begins at the end of September, with new seasonal employees starting work in early October.

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  16. Bank of Walmart? Retailer to offer checking accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Business Journal

    CNBC and the New York Times report the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer is making a huge splash with its latest efforts to break into banking by offering checking accounts to just about anyone 18 and older. The retailer is partnering with prepaid card purveyor Green Dot to offer GoBank.

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  17. Target's winning the Canadian price battle, but the war is far from wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Business Journal

    Target's Canadian stores are undercutting Wal-Mart's prices, but shoppers still aren't convinced the Minneapolis-based retailer is a better value. Target Corp.'s Canadian stores are undercutting Wal-Mart's prices since entering the market in 2012, according to a study by Boston-based consulting firm Kantar Retail.

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  18. Wal-Mart Stores to boost holiday hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer announced this week it intends to bring on 60,000 temporary workers for the season. That's about 10 percent more than last year.

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  19. Walmart to boost holiday hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer announced this week it intends to bring on 60,000 temporary workers for the holiday season. That's about 10 percent more than last year.

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  20. Walmart set to open grocery store on San Antonio's outskirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Walmart will soon open a new 126,000-square foot store in Devine, Texas, that will sell both general merchandise and groceries. Construction is nearly complete on the new store, located roughly 30 miles southwest of San Antonio at 175 Interstate 35 North.

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