Walmart

Low pay, no bonus: U.S. retailers struggle with hiring

(Reuters) - U.S. retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to hire employees for stores and for middle and higher management as low pay and a feeling of uncertainty clouds the industry following a spate of bankruptcies and store closures.<p>Retailers including Macy's Inc and J.C. Penney have …

Business

Costco Is Worried It's Losing to Wal-Mart and Amazon

The warehouse club is hurrying to play catch-up in grocery delivery to keep from losing members.<p><b>Costco</b> (NASDAQ:COST) never bought into the idea it …

eCommerce

Black Friday 2017 phone predictions: Samsung will be priced aggressively

If you're in the market for a new phone, it might be worth your while to hold off until Black Friday — especially if you're in the market for an …

Shopping

Walmart’s unwraps latest weapon in Amazon war

The latest weapon in Walmart’s arsenal against Amazon.com — a private label brand from Jet.com, its e-commerce unit — is up and running.<p>The brand, …

Business

Can Walmart Fight off Amazon?

Walmart’s stock has risen over 25% in the last 6 months. This has been hugely surprising to analysts, with the company surging past most sell-side estimates. The retail giant has recently been facing several well-publicized headwinds, which seem to be having to bearing on its stock price. These are …

eCommerce

The Biggest Black Friday Sales for 2017 — Our Predications Based on Last Year's Deals

Make like an NYC socialite and get your shopping bags ready! Black Friday 2017 is just around the corner, and some of your favorite companies have …

Shopping

Garland buys nation's original Hypermart for $6.3 million, says property will become a city gateway

The city of Garland spent $6.3 million this week to buy the site of the country's original Hypermart store, Wal-Mart's 226,000-square-foot retail …

Texas

Beat the Rush — Here's When Walmart Will Be Open During the Holidays!

It’s time to break out the stretchy pants and baggy sweaters because the holiday season is just around the corner! Once the air turns cool and the …

Wal-Mart Stores

Walmart Sees AI, VR In Shopping Future

Advanced technologies continue their adoption in retail. At a recent conference, a top Walmart exec spoke of the mega-retailer’s future including …

Advertising Industry

Target to Remodel More Stores as Chain Seeks Edge Over Wal-Mart

The retailer plans to revamp more than 1,000 locations by the end of 2020, part of a sweeping overhaul of its operations to compete with rivals …

Trends

Walmart return customers arrested for allegedly stealing video games

Brockville police say two people have been arrested after they allegedly stole video games from a local Walmart.<p>On Wednesday, security in the …

Crime

Wal-Mart eyes online mall concept

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is closing in on a deal with Lord & Taylor to give the department store space on its website to sell products, sources tip The …

Business

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Verizon Continues to Win Wireless Subscribers<p>Verizon Communications gained wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, as the telecommunications company worked to shore up its largest unit in light of its weakening television business. Revenue beat Wall Street expectations.<p>U.K. Regulator Asks Banks …

Markets

3 Reasons Wal-Mart Is A Buy At These Levels

The Jet.com Acquisition has transformed the company with new technology and a new user base.<p>The Omnichannel solution Wal-Mart now provides is …

eCommerce

TJX: Sailing In Slumping Retail Market

The core business model of TJX separates it from its struggling competitors.<p>Future financial growth and improving valuation.<p>Opportunities for further …

Business

City's investment in BBQ sauce doomed by lofty goals

Eager for a "made in Jacksonville" success story, the City Council in May 2011 signed off on a $590,000 deal to help a family business make enough …

Business

Kimberly-Clark - Paying You To Wait For Growth

Kimberly-Clark is scheduled to report Q3 earnings on October 23.<p>The company looks poised to beat the average analyst estimate of $1.54 EPS.<p>After a …

Stocks

How WPP’s Triad Media is turning retailers into ad sellers

When Sherry Smith joined Triad Retail Media back in 2007, her first task was to build an office in Bentonville, Arkansas, to help Walmart-owned Sam’s …

eCommerce

Wal-Mart de Mexico Profit Beats Expectations

MEXICO CITY—Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB said Thursday that its net profit from continuing operations grew by almost a fifth in the third quarter thanks to higher sales and measures to contain costs.<p>Walmex, as the Mexico and Central America unit of Bentonville, Arkansas-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is …

Markets

Cal-Maine Cuts Cage-Free Egg Production as Interest Fades

The public doesn't want to pay the higher costs associated with the more humane care.<p>People might say they want to buy cage-free eggs, but they're …

Stocks

Trump's fortune slides by $600 million on Forbes wealth list

America's richest may be getting richer but President Donald Trump's fortune has slid by $600 million to $3.1 billion, according to a list of 400 …

Wealth

Iponweb's Boris Mouzykantskii Offers History Lesson; Wal-Mart Plans More Acquisitions

<i>Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here.</i><p><b>Dr. Boris</b><p>Ad tech "godfather" Boris Mouzykantskii recounts the early days …

Advertising Industry

Is Kroger A Bargain Around Its 4-Year Lows?

Kroger is trading around its 4-year lows.<p>The company has engaged in a price war.<p>On the other hand, the odds of a potential takeover by another …

Stocks

JD.com makes Singles Day moves in teaming with Tencent, Wal-Mart

Ahead of China's biggest shopping day of the year, JD.com (JD +2.9%) is making its move against sales leader Alibaba (BABA +1.8%), with a data deal …

eCommerce

Behind the scenes of Walmart's new on-time, in-full policy

No matter what the balance sheet says — or perhaps because of it — the spirit of innovation is very much alive within the retail industry.<p>Blame the …

eCommerce

Wal-Mart Sees 'Second-Mover Advantage' in E-Commerce

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. U.S. e-commerce chief Marc Lore said the online retail division is still in growth mode, the fruits of which will start paying off over the next two years and help it better compete with Amazon.com Inc.<p>"E-commerce is a scale game," Mr. Lore said in an …

eCommerce

Were Whole Foods' Price Cuts Just an Amazon.com Gimmick?

Lower prices at the organic grocer may not be as cheap as you think.<p>While <b>Amazon.com</b>'s (NASDAQ:AMZN) purchase of Whole Foods Market looks like it was …

Investing

Sam’s Club CEO focusing on one member segment, vows to increase sales

John Furner, CEO of Sam’s Club, told the Wall Street investment community last week he understood their questions about whether his new leadership …

eCommerce

Is Wal-Mart Stores Inc. a Buy?

The company has injected some start-up thinking, and that's a very good thing.<p><b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE:WMT) treated the internet as a sideline for a very long …

Investing

Who Can Challenge Walmart And Amazon?

Most analysts currently recognize the retail space as a two-horse race. Walmart has held the top spot on the Fortune 500 list for five straight years. Amazon is striving to become the first trillion-dollar company and has investors swooning over its bold moves into smart technology, entertainment …

eCommerce