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Give Walmart the Nobel Peace Prize!

Walmart has done more to lift more low-income people out of poverty than any charitable organization or government agency in the world<p>From <i>The</i> …

Walmart Is Killing It With Shoppers

Walmart (wmt) seems to have dodged the retail malaise.<p>The world’s largest retailer on Thursday gave Wall Street a pleasant surprise by reporting that …

Walmart’s Out-of-Control Crime Problem Is Driving Police Crazy

The retailer’s aggressive cost cutting has unintended consequences.<p>By Shannon Pettypiece and David Voreacos | August 17, 2016<p>Photographs by Johnathon …

Wal-Mart Earnings Peek: A Retailer Caught Squarely In The Sights Of The 21st Century's Best Business Model

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), America's former "every-day, low-price" (EDLP) leader, a moniker now worn by Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), reports their fiscal Q2 '17 …

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A photographer sets up his shot for a view of Deer Creek below. Early morning or late afternoon hikes are great here, very accessible and easy to moderate hiking. --- Tribute Trail, Nevada City, CA (quick tip: park at the Champion Mine road trailhead, off Old Downieville Hwy. for easy accessibility to this spot)

Walmart buys Jet.com for $3 billion to take on Amazon

Jet.com was supposed to give Amazon a run for its money.<p>It's still going to do that, but with Walmart's backing.<p>Walmart has acquired ecommerce …

Everyone is underestimating Walmart's ability to crush Amazon

On a dollar-for-dollar basis, it's easy to understand why: Walmart's online sales were $13.7 billion in 2015, compared to Amazon's $107 billion.<p>But if Walmart buys Jet.com, which it's reportedly considering, it could become Amazon's worst nightmare.<p>Here's why:<p><b>1. Walmart has a massive customer …

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Walmart Is Giving Its Workers More Power Over Their Schedules

Walmart (wmt) has implemented a new system for scheduling workers at 650 U.S. stores, the company said, as it aims to improve staffing levels during …

Walmart boosting morale by revamping work schedules

Employees at Walmart Neighborhood Market stores have received more control over their work shifts -- and the new system could come to all 4,600 of the chain's stores in the U.S.<p>Walmart launched a new scheduling system last month at the 700 smaller-format neighborhood stores to give workers the …

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Lessons Learned from Walmart’s Don Soderquist

On July 21st Northwest Arkansas and the world lost a great leader, Don Soderquist. Last week, over 1,000 friends, coworkers and family members …

Walmart reportedly in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com

Jet.com launched to plenty of fanfare and with a giant war chest just over a year ago. Now, there's already chatter that the online retailer is ready to sell itself.<p>The company, a rare new competitor for Amazon, is in talks to be bought up by Walmart, according to a report Wednesday from The Wall …

Walmart Chasing Online Revenue That Isn’t There

Is Walmart tilting at windmills again? Hey, the year is 2015 -- Walmart is tilting at drones!<p>Late last month, the world's largest retailer filed an …

Kroger and Whole Foods might be investing billions into a losing game

As grocery chains such as Kroger, Whole Foods, and Walmart invest big in online grocery, some analysts say the retailers are wasting their money.<p>"We remain unconvinced of long-term viability of home deliveries for grocery," HSBC retail analyst David McCarthy writes in a recent note that called the …

Home Delivery

Exclusive: Wal-Mart expands online grocery pickup to eight more cities

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is expanding free curbside pickup of groceries into eight new cities this month including Kansas City and Austin as the retailer gains confidence it can make the strategy work on a larger scale, a senior executive told Reuters.<p>The Wal-Mart company logo is …

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Walmart's Puzzling Grocery Delivery Test Exposes Its E-Commerce Dilemma

<i>When news broke Friday that Walmart plans to test the delivery of groceries via Uber and Lyft, Forbes retail contributors had some sharp reactions. We decided to evolve our email debate into a round-robin of posts on the experiment and where it fits in Walmart’s attempts to formulate a winning</i> …

Walmart and McDonald's are suddenly copying one of Chick-fil-A's winning strategies

Now both companies are investing billions of dollars in wage increases and training for their workers, following in the footsteps of companies like Chick-fil-A, and they are already seeing positive results.<p>Walmart last year committed to investing $2.7 billion over two years in wage increases, …

Customer Service

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9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

18 apps you should use daily to be more productive

<i>Pocket lets you save articles to read offline later — on any device.</i><p>It's easy to forget to come back to an article you want to read when you're …

Methamphetamine trade the major driver of local crime, say officials

Businesses in a unique position to help the fight<p><b>by J.J. Jensen</b> <br>Whatcom County Sheriff Bill Elfo has seen a lot in his three decades in law …

Paulcich -- Gonnella

Sun | Family<p>Rebecca Paulcich and Nick Gonnella<p>Rebecca Paulcich and Nick Gonnella were married July 19 at Sacred Heart Church in Bellingham in a …

Walmart Grand Opening

Over a hundred people came out to celebrate the re-Grand Opening of the new Walmart Super Center which introduced groceries in the newly expanded …

GITLIN’S “TAKE A BITE OUT OF BLIGHT” PROGRAM

<b>Wal-Mart Crescent City announces grants to “Take a Bite Out of Blight” program</b><br>Del Norte County 1st District Supervisor Roger Gitlin reports that …

Tires slashed in Walmart lot

A-A+<p>A Crescent City man apparently angry with Walmart took his frustrations out on cars in its parking lot, causing $1,400 in damage, authorities …

Going solar in a big way

A-A+<p>A store in often-gray Crescent City may seem like an unlikely candidate for large-scale solar power, but Walmart hopes to make it work.<p>Cranes …