Walmart

Students survive 48 hours in Walmart without going insane or getting arrested

INDIANAPOLIS — How long did it take Indiana University students Christian Perry and Noah Maxwell to grow tired of the Walmart atmosphere as they embarked on a journey to spend two consecutive days in the ubiquitous big-box store?<p>"About 35 minutes in because I was already getting sick of it," Perry …

Crime

This Rubbermaid food storage set is our favorite, and it’s now under $20

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.</i><p>Your summer social calendar is surely starting to fill …

Shopping

At least some retailers are doing okay; mall REITs rise

Stock Markets39 minutes ago (May 25, 2017 11:33AM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. At …

Stock Markets

Roundtable: I'm Excited About this 1 Top Stock in Particular

These may not be the most exciting companies, but their stocks got our contributors very excited about their prospects for long-term profits.<p>Motley …

Stocks

Miss Black Texas: I Was Arrested Over 'Color of My Skin'

The winner of Miss Black Texas 2016 says she was harassed and berated by a North Texas police chief who called her a "black b----," and then was …

Crime

My 5 Dividend Champions And Their Alternatives

There are 5 dividend champions I have had in my portfolio for a material amount of time.<p>I chose these companies based on fundamentals which I believe …

Stocks

Offset Corporate Tax Cuts With Hikes for Investors

Higher rates on dividends and capital gains would discourage short-termism and promote business investment.<p>I recently wrote that the U.S. should reduce the corporate income tax, and replace the lost revenue with personal income taxes. But there are two other revenue sources that could substitute as …

Finance

Amazon Opens Grocery Pickup Kiosks to Rival Wal-Mart - Bloomberg

Amazon.com Inc. opened two grocery pickup kiosks in Seattle, part of its latest effort to enter the $800 billion grocery market and compete with …

Business

Wal-Mart: Did Warren Buffett Make A Mistake?

Warren Buffett dumped over 90 percent of his stake in Walmart last February.<p>Since February, Walmart has rallied over ten percent.<p>Walmart's eCommerce …

Business

US Grocer Kroger Scrambles Before German Invasion

As German low-cost grocer Lidl plans its U.S. launch, its American supermarket chain counterparts prepare for a surge in competitive pressure. …

United States

Walmart Bans Woman From All Stores After She Launched a Racist Tirade at Another Customer

<i>Note: This article contains coarse language that may offend some readers.</i><p>A video of an intense, racially-charged encounter in an Arkansas Walmart has …

Mexico City

Wal-Mart Shopper Tells Latina to ‘Go Back to Mexico,’ Calls Black Woman the N-Word in Viral Video

The deplorables stay wilding. It’s like they can’t contain their racist little selves. This time, a white woman is seen hurling racial comments and …

African-American News

Racist rant inside Walmart goes viral

A Latina woman is speaking out after a shopper inside a Walmart told her to "go back to Mexico."

News (U.S.)

How food stamp cuts could ripple through the economy

NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to curtail the nation's food stamp program would pinch families struggling to pay for groceries and ripple through other areas of the economy, including supermarkets and discounters, as people shuffle their budgets.<p>President Donald Trump is proposing a roughly 30 percent …

Poverty

The World's Largest Retailers 2017: Amazon & Alibaba Are Closing In On Wal-Mart

Amid a rash of retail bankruptcies and store closings, online giants Amazon and Alibaba are continuing to swiftly and unapologetically gain ground.<p>Amazon is now the world’s third-largest retailer and ranks No. 83rd on Forbes’ Global 2000 list of the world’s biggest and most powerful public …

Business

How Home Depot, Best Buy, Wal-Mart Can Beat Amazon (HD, BBY)

For brick-and-mortar retailers to survive and thrive in the age of giant online merchant Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), they must develop differentiated …

eCommerce

Arakansas Walmart racist calls black woman a 'n****r' and tells Latino to 'leave America'

The bigot lost her temper while shopping at a Walmart store in Bentonville, Arkansas.<p>A Walmart shopper was filmed hurling racial slurs at fellow …

Racism

Walmart's $237 Million Man: How Americans Subsidize Inequality

Walmart e-commerce chief Marc Lore, right, speaks at Fortune Brainstorm Tech in Aspen, Colorado, July 13, 2015. (Photo: Fortune Brainstorm TECH)How …

A Double Dose of Good News From Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Wal-Mart and Target both delivered profit beats in the first quarter.<p>A full transcript follows the video.<p><i>This video was recorded on May 19,</b> …

Trends

10 Reasons to Go Grocery Shopping When You Travel

Shopping for food should be part of your travel plans.

Travel

HOW TO MASTER MARKETING

Dear friend,<p>If you wanna succeed in business you need to learn how to become a master at marketing.<p>To start off, I am damn good at marketing. I’m not …

Street Photography

As store layoffs mount, retail lags other sectors in retraining workers

<i>Retraining generally isn't a top priority in the retail sector, analysts say. But Wal-Mart trains about a quarter-million of its employees a year in</i> …

Business School

CEOs of Target, Walmart and ADM Head Off in Congress Over Border Tax

The heads of major retailers Target Corp. (TGT) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), along with agribusiness leader Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), …

United States

Does Wal-Mart Offer The Best Value?

Wal-Mart has conducted some in-depth review of its pricing versus that of peers.<p>The company cut prices for some of its products, thus generating more …

Stocks

The Future of Whole Foods Isn’t About Groceries - Bloomberg

Inside the Whole Foods Market in midtown Manhattan at lunchtime, it’s easy to forget that the organic supermarket chain is suffering its biggest …

Trends

Walmart expands military absence program to cover pay difference

Walmart (WMT) on Tuesday said it would expand a military leave of absence policy by offering to make up the difference in pay for employees who earn less than their company salary during military assignments.<p>Starting on June 24, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail chain will offer “deferential …

Fortune 500

Boulder’s Walmart, subject of protests when it opened, to close next month

Paul Aiken, Daily CameraBene Ramirez, left, and her sister Juanita shop for goods at Walmart in Boulder during the store grand opening on Oct 2, …

Denver

Shoppers returning to Rowlett Wal-Mart after police determine that package is not a threat | Rowlett

<i>Updated at 1:57 p.m.: Revised to include new information.</i><p>Rowlett police are allowing people to return to a Wal-Mart Supercenter after evacuating the …

Texas

Wal-Mart aims high in Florida

Wal-Mart (WMT +0.4%) announces that it is making a heavy investment in Florida.<p>The company says it will open nine new stores across the state, which …

Fortune 500

Wal-Mart Expands Military Pay to Volunteers (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) says it will now guarantee that employees who need to take leave for military service – whether voluntary or involuntary – …

Stocks