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Data and analysis of the largest online marketplaces in the world.<p>Events<p>More News & Analysis<p>advertisement<p>These retailers shipped the top 10 most …

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Wal-Mart faces new pregnancy discrimination charges

By Brigid Schulte<p>Last March, after months of very public pressure from shareholders and a class-action complaint by advocates for women and workers’ rights, Wal-Mart quietly changed its policy to begin to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers so they could stay on the job rather …

Wal-Mart says found China pricing discrepancies in 2011

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it discovered discrepancies in pricing and inventory at its China operations in 2011 and has since reinforced its compliance policies in the country.<p>A shopping cart full of products is seen as a customer shops at a Wal-Mart store in Beijing, February 18, …

Judge sides with California workers in Walmart labor dispute

(Reuters) - An administrative law judge found Walmart threatened employees trying to organize workers at two stores in California, in a victory for workers’ rights groups challenging labor practices at the retail giant.<p>The ruling issued on Tuesday stems from complaints raised by workers at Walmart …

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Tara Lachapelle<p>More Unwanted Drama at CBS<p>Accusations of misconduct against CEO Les Moonves may enable Shari Redstone to finally carry out a merger …

The FTC just scored a victory in its suit against Amazon

By Brian Fung<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge won't dismiss the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against Amazon over the company's practice of billing parents for in-app purchases their children made without parental approval.<p>The lawsuit alleges that Amazon failed to stop children from spending millions …

Target fails to end banks' lawsuit over data breach

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Target Corp’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by banks seeking to recoup money they spent reimbursing fraudulent charges and issuing new credit and debit cards because of the retailer’s late 2013 data breach.<p>The sign outside the Target store is seen in …

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Tara Lachapelle<p>More Unwanted Drama at CBS<p>Accusations of misconduct against CEO Les Moonves may enable Shari Redstone to finally carry out a merger …

U.S. lawmaker seeks information from CEOs on cyber attacks

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - A senior Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday asked the chief executives of five companies, including Home Depot Inc, Target Corp and Kmart , to share more information about recent cyber attacks on their companies.<p>U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat …

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Retailers do not have to keep a defibrillator on-site, court says

Retail stores in California have no duty to keep defibrillators on hand in case a customer suffers heart failure, a federal appeals court said Tuesday, accepting the legal analysis of the state Supreme Court.<p>But one judge on the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said big-box stores like Target …

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Staples in Northeast likely breached with 'more to come'

SAN FRANCISCO — The office supply chain Staples is investigating a possible breach of credit card data, a company spokesman said Tuesday.<p>"Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement," said Mark Cautela, Staples' senior …

Judge declines to rule on Walgreen's move to seal parts of former CFO suit

A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday declined to rule on Walgreen’s request to seal parts of a defamation lawsuit filed by its former chief financial officer that the drugstore operator said were “confidential and proprietary.”<p>The issue could be taken up on Nov. 6, said Associate Judge …

Tesla expects to ultimately build 10-12 Gigafactories worldwide

Jun 5, 2018<br>11:03 PM<p>Asia-Pacific stocks were mostly quiet in early Wednesday trading, with Japanese stocks making up early losses following muted moves in the U.S. and a steady yen, while Australia’s benchmark rebounded some following Tuesday’s underperformance.<p>Jun 5, 2018<br>10:37 PM<p>The Mexican …

CVS to pay $225,000 for misleading package sizes in California...

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Drug retailer CVS Health Corp will pay $225,000 to settle allegations in California that it misled consumers about package sizes using false bottoms and sides on some of its store-branded products, a Fresno-based unit of ABC News, reported on Friday.<p>CVS will pay the settlement to …

Beyond Home Depot: Cyberthieves target smaller companies

Data breaches at big retailers including Home Depot and Target may be grabbing attention, but mom-and-pop businesses shouldn't feel like they're in …

Walmart checking accounts annoy banks who feel a threat to high fees

Americans don’t trust bankers, and bankers don’t trust Walmart.<p>America’s biggest retailer has always wanted to be something else: a player in the financial industry. Bankers, their antennae alert to competition, have assiduously tried to block the superstore from getting a federal bank charter for …

American Apparel to Pay $1M Affer Worker 'Mangled and Killed'

Clothing manufacturer and retailer American Apparel has agreed to pay out more than $1 million after a factory employee was killed by an industrial knitting machine at a company facility in southern California, prosecutors said.<p>The employee, Tuan Phan, was killed Aug. 19, 2011, after American …

Home Depot Probing 'Unusual Activity' After Reports of Data Breach

Home Depot may be the latest retailer to have suffered a massive credit card breach, the company confirmed on Tuesday, after Krebs on Security reported that a large cache of stolen data had appeared on black market sites. Home Depot is working with investigators to flesh out the origin of "unusual …

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UPDATE 2-U.S. supermarket chain Supervalu investigating potential...

(Changes source, adds CEO comment and details from statement)<p>Aug 15 (Reuters) - Supervalu Inc said it is investigating a potential data breach that could have affected some of its retail food stores, including some of its associated stand-alone liquor stores.<p>Supervalu said the intrusion may have …

Macy's fined nearly $1 million after decapitation of factory employee

Macy's Corporate Services Inc. will pay a $950,000 fine as part of a settlement negotiated Monday in an employee's death, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. The 65-year-old man was decapitated by machinery at a distribution center.<p>Macy's also pleaded no contest Monday to a …